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A migrant boat arriving on the island of Lampedusa
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United Nations: the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants concluded his visit to Italy

From 2 to 5 December 2014, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, conducted a follow -up official visit to Italy in order to assess new ...

Last update 30 Dec 2014
Amnesty International UK held a mass demostration in Downing Street, calling on the UK government not to turn a blind eye to torture
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United Nations: UN Subcommittee on prevention of torture announced country visits for 2015 in Guatemala, Italy, Nauru and the Philippines

On 26th November 2014, the UN Subcommittee on prevention of torture (SPT) announced that Guatemala, Italy, Nauru and the Philippines are among the countries it plans to visit in 2015. The ...

Last update 3 Dec 2014
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Italy has ratified the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

On 3 October 2014, Italy adopted the ratification law of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights with Law No. 152. The Protocol, which was ...

Last update 3 Dec 2014
The United Nations Human Right Council in session.
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UN Human Rights Council: the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of Italy to be held in Geneva

From 27 October to 7 November 2014, the twentieth session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva. During the Session, 14 States, including ...

Last update 24 Oct 2014
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Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 17-26 October 2014

The Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 2014 (GWA) will be held from 17 to 26 October. The GWA is an annual event celebrated for one week in October around United Nations Day on the ...

Last update 7 Oct 2014
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United Nations: International Day of Peace 2014. Saturday 20th September 2014, a meeting at the University of Padova was held, attended by mayors, in support of the human right to peace

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, Saturday 20th September 2014, there will be a meeting at the Archivio Antico del Palazzo del Bo, University of Padova, in support of a United ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
Wide view of the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council.
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United Nations: 27th session of the Human Rights Council

The 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) commenced its work at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on September 8, 2014. During its 3-week session the Council analysed the report of ...

Last update 17 Sep 2014
Prison cell, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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United Nations: the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention published the conclusions of the visit in Italy

On 11 July 2014 the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention urged the Government of Italy to take extraordinary steps, such as alternative measures to detention, to end ...

Last update 3 Aug 2014
Professor Mauro Politi
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United Nations: The Italian jurist Mauro Politi has been elected to the UN Human Rights Committee

The Italian jurist, Professor Mauro Politi has recently been elected with 102 votes to the UN Human Rights Committee in New York for the years 2015-2018. After the election, Mr. Politi expressed ...

Last update 5 Aug 2014
United Nations Office, Geneva. View of the Palais des Nations, with the flags of the Member States of the United Nations.
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A delegation of representatives of Italian local authorities at the United Nations Human Rights Council for the international recognition of the human right to peace. Geneva, 23 june 2014

On joint initiative of the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua, of the UNESCO Chair "Human Rights, Democracy and Peace" of the same University and of the National Coordinating Body of ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
Profiles of people walking
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Ratification status of the major UN human rights treaties and of the African Charter on Human Rights and the Peoples’ Rights, by the Arab League member States

State ICCPR ICESCR ICERD CEDAW CAT CRC MWC ICCPED CRPD AUCHPR Algeria R R R ...

Last update 26 Sep 2013
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UNDP presented the 2013 Millennium Development Goals Report

The 2013 Millennium Development Goals Report presented by UNDP last July 1st reveals the huge steps forward made by Countries from 2000 until today to fulfill their goals of fighting against ...

Last update 10 Jul 2013
Session of the Human Rights Council, Geneva 2011.
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Study trip to Geneva for the Master's Degree in Human Rights students (2012)

From 13th-17th May 2012, a group of 25 students of the Master’s Degree Course in Institutions and Politics of Human Rights and Peace of the University of Padova and 5 students of the ...

Last update 26 Jan 2017
Study trip to Geneva of post-graduate students on human rights of the University of Padua (19-23 May 2013)
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Study trip to Geneva for the students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights (2013)

From May 19th to 23rd 2013, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova and the Master’s Degree Course in Institutions and Politics of Human Rights and Peace, with the support of the ...

Last update 26 Jan 2017
Students of the University of Padua at the study trip to Geneva, 19-23 May 2013
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Study trip to Geneva of post-graduate students on human rights of the University of Padua (19-23 May 2013)

From 19 to 21 May 2013, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua and the Post-graduate Course in Institutions and Policies of Human Rights and Peace of the University of Padua, with the ...

Last update 2 Nov 2015