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AHRI’s Edinburgh Declaration: Renewing our Commitment to Human Rights

On the occasion of the 2018 AHRI Conference “Renewing rights in times of transition: 70 years of the universal declaration of human rights”, that was held on 7 and 8 September 2018 in ...

Last update 20 Sep 2018
International Shelter City Workshop 2018, Tbilisi 24-26 September
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Tbilisi International Shelter City Workshop 2018, 24-26 September

The Shelter City Network has organized the International City Shelter Workshop, which will be held from Monday 24 September to Wednesday 26 September in Tbilisi, Georgia. The three-days workshop ...

Last update 20 Sep 2018
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International Student Festival in Trondheim on the issue of migration, Norway, 7 - 17 February 2019

The International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT) will take place from 7th to 17th February 2019 in Trondheim, Norway. ISFiT is the world’s largest international student festival. It ...

Last update 19 Sep 2018
Shared space under pressure: business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders, cover
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Business and Human Rights Defenders: a new guidance published by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and the International Service for Human Rights

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) have published “Shared space under pressure: business support for civic freedoms ...

Last update 19 Sep 2018
Padova meets Guangzhou, ceremony at Palazzo Bo to celebrate 10 years of collaboration between the University of Padova and the University of Guangzhou
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Padova meets Guangzhou, celebrating 10 years of collaboration between the two universities

On 26 September 2018, Palazzo Bo hosts an event that celebrates 10 years of collaboration between the University of Padova and the University of Guangzhou. The meeting sees the renewal of the ...

Last update 20 Sep 2018
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Global Visual Contest: a photo contest on human rights

The Global Visual Contest, organised by the Global Campus of Human Rights, invites photographers, professionals and amateurs, from all over the world to take part in it by sending their ...

Last update 5 Sep 2018
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"This is what true leaders look like”, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein's parting message

On 31st August 2018 the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, finished his four-year mandate, passing the handover to his successor Michelle Bachelet. ...

Last update 5 Sep 2018
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, letter to world leaders entitled "They should have known better"
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A letter from the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to world leaders

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, is raising the alarm regarding the fact that governments and corporations around the world are making it ...

Last update 29 Aug 2018
[Publications]

Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2017

AA.VV. (2017)

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Last update 21 Aug 2018
Michelle Bachelet, appointed as seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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United Nations: Michelle Bachelet is the next High Commissioner for Human Rights

The United Nations General Assembly has officially approved Michelle Bachelet as new High Commissioner for Human Rights. Michelle Bachelet will start her mandate on 1 September 2018, she was ...

Last update 13 Aug 2018
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
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United Nations: the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples published the report on her visit to Mexico

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, published the report which examines the situation of indigenous peoples in Mexico. The report is based on ...

Last update 10 Aug 2018
Business and Human Rights
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United Nations: the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights has released the first draft of the legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises

At its 26th session, on 26 June 2014, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution A/HRC/RES/26/9 by which it decided to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational ...

Last update 3 Aug 2018
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International Conference “Defending the Defenders - New Alliances for Protecting Indigenous Peoples’ Rights”

Copenhagen, Denmark 5 - 6 September 2018 The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) with the financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark is organising the ...

Last update 3 Aug 2018
20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders
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Human rights defenders (HRDs): the Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRDs has prepared a concept note on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on human rights defenders

In view of the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and ...

Last update 3 Aug 2018
The actor Luca Bastianello reads an excerpt of the Magna Charta Libertatum Ecclesiae et Regni Angliae
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National and International Conferences

Since its establishment in 1999, the University of Padova UNESCO Chair has been involved both as a promoter and as a partner in the organisation of many of the conferences, seminars and trainings ...

Last update 24 Jul 2018
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