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The Launch of the Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor Dashboard

The Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor, a coalition of seven organizations engaged in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities, launched,...

Last update 11/6/2020
No Hate Speach Youth Campaign

Bookmarks - A manual for combating hate speech online through human rights education (2020 Revised edition)

The Council of Europe published the revised edition of Bookmarks- A manual for combating hate speech online through human rights...

Last update 10/6/2020

Fundamental Rights Agency: new bulletin on Coronavirus Pandemic in the EU- Fundamental Rights Implications

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published, on the 28th of May, the second Bulletin Coronavirus Pandemic in...

Last update 3/6/2020
UNESCO Forum “Imagining the world to come”

UNESCO online forums “Imagining the world to come”

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically impacted every aspect of our society. Since the pandemic is ongoing, the sense of uncertainty...

Last update 28/5/2020
GREVIO's First Report on Italy

On male violence against women: GREVIO’s First Report on the application of the Istanbul Convention in Italy

On 25 May 2020, the Human Rights Centre held a web seminar on the first GREVIO Baseline Evaluation Report on...

Last update 26/5/2020
Coverpage of Handbook How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space

ECNL launches Handbook on “How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space”

The European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) has released a Handbook on “How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space”,...

Last update 19/5/2020
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EIUC: Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (15th edition) update

Due to the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 15th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and...

Last update 6/5/2020
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European Union: open letter from MEPs and civil society on possible threats to the rule of law

On April 15, 2020, in an open letter addressed to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union,...

Last update 27/4/2020
Berliner Gazette annual conference 2018

Opportunities for refugees at the University of Padua

The University of Padua encourages and participate in various initiatives for receiving refugees, asylum seekers and persons in a refugee-like...

Last update 27/4/2020
The top ten countries for press freedom in 2020 are Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Portugal. Ten countries with the worst press freedom situation in the ranking are: Cuba, Laos, Iran, Syri

2020 World Press Freedom Index: COVID-19 likely to affect media freedom

On 21 April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its 2020 World Press Freedom Index. According to RSF, the new coronavirus pandemic amplifies existing...

Last update 24/4/2020
Nazioni Unite: Giornata mondiale del rifugiato, 20 giugno 2019

Call for applications for Project University Corridors for Refugees

In cooperation with UNHCR, the University of Padua offers 2 scholarships for the A.Y. 2020/21 to refugee students from Ethiopia....

Last update 23/4/2020
Rapporto CIVICUS Monitor 2019

CIVICUS Monitor Report: global civic space restrictions in 2019

According to a new report released by CIVICUS Monitor, in 2019 twice as many people are living in countries where...

Last update 20/4/2020
Leaflet International conference "On women's rights: between violence and exploitation"

GREVIO published the first four-year General Report on its activities

Progress achieved and obstacles remained in efforts to stop violence against women The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on...

Last update 17/4/2020
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Protect the Rights of Persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic

Appealed European and UN human rights experts Early in this month, the Commissioner for Human Right of the Council of...

Last update 7/4/2020
Image of a child. Children who are victims of trafficking are protected by the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

The Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) presented the 9th General Report

44% rise in identified victims between 2015 and 2018 in Europe On 3 April 2020, the President of the Anti-Trafficking...

Last update 7/4/2020