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Global Witness Annual Report on Land and Environmental Defenders: attacks are on the rise

In July 2020, Global Witness published an Annual Report on Land and Environmental Defenders. The report, entitled Defending Tomorrow, contains information...

Last update 12/8/2020

Training Programme for human rights defenders. Deadline: 20 August 2020.

The Hertie School’s Executive Education is offering a long-term capacity- and alliance-building programme, entitled Recharging Advocacy for Rights in Europe. The training...

Last update 5/8/2020
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Amnesty International Italia: the report on lockdown’s measures in Italy during the phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the handover of signatures of the appeal #Nessunoescluso to the president of Council of ministers Giuseppe Conte, Amnesty International...

Last update 1/8/2020

100 scholarships for refugee students with international protection - Deadline: 30th July 2020

The Italian Ministry of Interior offers 100 scholarships for the A.Y. 2020/21 to refugee students who obtained international protection in Italy by 30th July 2020,...

Last update 16/7/2020
Proposta di Pace “Noi siriani”

An alternative to war, terror and dying in silence. A peace proposal born from Syrian refugees in Lebanon

On Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 17:30, it will be held an online seminar dedicated to the war in Syria...

Last update 13/7/2020
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Human Rights Council: The Ambassador Cornado’s intervention on COVID-19 impact in Italy

On the first day of the 44th Human Rights Council session, the Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Permanent Representative of Italy to...

Last update 9/7/2020
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the July issue is out

The second issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 8/7/2020
The gender pay gap is unacceptable

Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in...

Last update 1/7/2020
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.

US Government directly attacks the International Criminal Court and its judicial independence

The United States Government's decision to target and sanction individual staff of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a direct attack to...

Last update 29/6/2020

Council of Europe and UNHCR: new course on the Alternatives to immigration detention

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June, the Council of Europe launched a HELP/UNHCR free online course on...

Last update 28/6/2020
A woman living in Kassab Camp for Internally Displaced People in Kutum, North Darfur, expresses her sorrow over the increase in rapes in the area.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

On the 19th of June, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, together...

Last update 19/6/2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities,...

Last update 17/6/2020
Comitato Interministeriale per i Diritti Umani

The first edition of the CIDU Prize for Human Rights announced by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy announced the first edition of the CIDU Prize for Human Rights, destined every year...

Last update 17/6/2020
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CIVICUS: The Civic Space is severely under threat

The CIVICUS Monitor research shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated the erosion of civic space, while health and economic...

Last update 17/6/2020
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Padova Model UPR 2020 -- Call for application

The Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca”, along with the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University...

Last update 16/6/2020