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Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived
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United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San Ferdinando in Calabria

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Ms Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019
The European Commission for Democracy through Law - better known as the Venice Commission
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Council of Europe: the Venice Commission published guidelines for ombudsman institutions

The Venice Commission published a set of guidelines to protect ombudsman institutions, following threats to these institutions in recent years. Ombudsman are important for democracy, their services ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019
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Seminar: Current trends and challenges in the work of the CRC: states' reporting, civil society inputs and communications

Seminar Prof. Ann Skelton Thursday, March 21st 10.30-12.30 Archivio Antico, Palazzo Bo 2, Via VIII Febbraio - University of Padua In the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of ...

Last update 17 Mar 2019
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EIUC: Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (14th edition)

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) organises the 14th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy, a training initiative developed ...

Last update 14 Mar 2019
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Call for papers: PHRG devotes a special issue to “Challenges and opportunities for children’s rights facing developments in technology” (deadline 10 June 2019)

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989-2019), Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG) - the multi-disciplinary journal of the ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
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Regional Law No. 21/2018

Regional Law 21 June 2018, n. 21 is today the normative instrument for implementation in the area of regional politics, together with the active involvement of international bodies, local ...

Last update 11 Mar 2019
The outline of two doves characterize the logo commemorating the tenth anniversary of the "Legge Regionale" 55/1999, which calls for regional assistance in the promotion of human rights, a culture of peace, cooperation in its development, and solidarity.
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The Region of Veneto

The Region of Veneto has been working in the sector of the promotion of human rights, a culture of peace and international cooperation since 1988 when the first Regional Law on those subjects was ...

Last update 11 Mar 2019
Women human rights defenders in an illustration by Illustration by artist María María Acha-Kutscher
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United Nations: the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders dedicates his annual report to women human rights defenders

On the occasion of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is taking place in Geneva and will last until 22 March 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
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The Council of the European Union appointed a new EU Special Representative for Human Rights.

The Council of the European Union has nominated Eamon Gilmore as EU Special Representative for Human Rights. The role of the Special Representative for Human Rights, established by the EU Council ...

Last update 8 Mar 2019
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United Nations: the ILO celebrates its 100th anniversary (1919-2019) and launches a news website to get closer to people

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), one of the first specialised agencies to become part of the United Nations system and aimed at promoting social justice and fundamental social ...

Last update 8 Mar 2019
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Conference "From nuclear threats to the human right to peace"

University of Padova, Palazzo Bo, Aula Nievo Wednesday 27 March 2019, 9.30 – 17.30 This conference aims at raising awareness and also mobilizing scientists: the final objective is to put new ...

Last update 18 Mar 2019
Cortile Antico, Palazzo Bo, Università di Padova
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Partner Universities

University of Padova (coordinating institution) The Human Rights Centre, and the Departments of Political Science, Law and International Studies, Economics, and Philosophy, Sociology, Education ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
Student, Joint Ph.D Degree "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance"
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International Joint Ph.D Programme "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance"

Selection for admission to the PhD Programme in Human Rights, Society, And Multi-Level Governance - 35th series a.y. 2019/2020  The call of the University of Padua will be published on April ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
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Conferences and seminars

2018/2019 An introduction to the economics of labour market discrimination Arrigo Opocher, November 2018 Conflicting human rights Paolo De Stefani, November 2018 Human Rights: Definition and ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee at the University of Padova Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"
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Human Rights Centre Staff

Director Marco Mascia e-mail: marco.mascia AT unipd.it Vice Director Roberto De Vogli e-mail: roberto.devogli AT unipd.it Administrative Office Benedetta Bixio e-mail: b.bixio AT unipd.it ...

Last update 4 Mar 2019