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Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been assigned to Alexei Navalny

This year’s Sakharov Prize, the European award on Freedom of Thought, which represents the highest tribute paid by the European...

Last update 26/10/2021
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31 October: World Cities Day

31 October marks World Cities Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly on 27 December 2013, by resolution A/RES/68/239,...

Last update 26/10/2021
Flyer: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27/10/2021

Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of Padova: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27 October 2021 from 4:30...

On Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM, the Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of...

Last update 25/10/2021
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24 October: United Nations Day

The United Nations Day will be celebrated on the 24th of October, an important occasion to honour its foundation in...

Last update 21/10/2021
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UN expert: Eliminate ageism and age discrimination

Ms Claudia Mahler, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, presented her latest report...

Last update 13/10/2021
The image shows a man planting trees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help fight climate change.

UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised...

Last update 13/10/2021
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EU borders: concerns about Fundamental rights

Allegations for the treatment of migrants at EU borders and difficult conditions in detention and reception centres remain a persistent...

Last update 12/10/2021
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Human rights and environment: the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Autumn Session 2021 (27-30 September 2021) of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly dedicated particular attention to the right...

Last update 4/10/2021
FRA - Pandemic exacerbates challenges civil society faces

FRA’s report: Protecting civic space in the EU

Civil society organisations across the EU provide services, engage in communities, raise awareness, advocate on behalf of others and hold...

Last update 4/10/2021
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Italy: UN Working Group to assess impact of business operations on human rights and the environment

From 27 September to 6 October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will undertake its first official...

Last update 2/10/2021
Model UPR Handbook launch

Publication of Model UPR Handbook!

Right before the 4th edition of the Padova Model UPR, we are thrilled to announce the publication of our handbook: Model...

Last update 1/10/2021
Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people

Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights has published a...

Last update 29/9/2021

European Union: The program for the Fundamental Rights Forum is available online, and registration is now open!

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will organize a major human rights event that will be held in...

Last update 27/9/2021
ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

ILO report: World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

The recent International Labor Organization (ILO) report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated social security inequalities between high and...

Last update 27/9/2021
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29 September 2021: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Registration open!

On 29 September 2021, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste will be observed for the second...

Last update 27/9/2021