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Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea

The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament...

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law...

Last update 21/8/2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project

UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the...

Last update 13/8/2019
United Nations Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019

United Nations: Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019. Michelle Bachelet invites to walk the talk...

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific (OHCHR) has organized a three day...

Last update 7/8/2019
Centenary International Labour Conference

ILO: a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace have been adopted

On the occasion of the Centenary International Labour Conference, held from 10 to 21 June 2019 in Geneva, a new...

Last update 29/7/2019
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches

Italy: UN experts condemn criminalisation of migrant rescues and threats to the independence of judiciary

GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in...

Last update 19/7/2019
Padova Model UPR 2019 team

Workshop with UPR Info

On July 5th the University of Padova had the honor to host a workshop with Ms. Nicoletta Zappile, Programme Manager...

Last update 18/7/2019
Learning by Experience: the study trip in Israel and Palestine of the MA HRG students (16-25 July 2019)

Learning by Experience: the study trip in Israel and Palestine of the MA HRG students (16-25 July 2019)

The study trip in Israel and Palestine organized within the innovative teaching project “Learning by Experience”, funded by the University...

Last update 17/7/2019
Simulation held during the Training for International Electoral Observers

Global Campus of Human Rights: Training for International Electoral Observers

Applications are open to participate in the training seminars to become International Electoral Observers organized by the Global Campus of...

Last update 11/7/2019
Three students of the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University of Padova graduated in International Relations at the University of Wroclaw (Poland), in the framework of the double degree programme established betwee

Graduation of the first students in the framework of the double degree programme of the Universities of Padova and Wroclaw...

On July the 2nd 2019, three students of the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University...

Last update 8/7/2019
Children's Rights European Academic Network

Children's Rights European Academic Network: Save the Date - Conference “Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Challenges in Childhood and Children's Rights Studies”,...

The Children's Rights European Academic Network (CREAN) organises the conference “Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Challenges in Childhood and Children's Rights Studies”,...

Last update 1/7/2019
The Council of Europe's Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni and Ambassador Michele Giacomelli, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe shake hands

Council of Europe: Italy ratifies the Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions

Italy has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions. The purpose of this Convention is...

Last update 16/6/2019
Cover of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development's report called “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers”

Coalition for Human Rights in Development: the report “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role...

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development and the Defenders in Development Campaign have published “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks...

Last update 15/6/2019
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017

PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the second issue of 2019 is out

The second issue of 2019 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 14/6/2019
The flags of the 193 UN Member States fly at the Palais des Nations, seat of the UN Office at Geneva, after completion of the renovation of the entrance path to the Palais, known as “Allée des drapeaux” (meaning "Flags Way").

United Nations: budget shortfalls seriously undermine the work of the Human Rights Treaty bodies

There are 10 treaties on human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly establishing human rights protection Committees (treaty...

Last update 31/5/2019
Conference in preparation for High-level Political Forum 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind”

Italy hosts the United Nations Conference on peaceful, just and inclusive societies

It is underway until May 29th at the Farnesina the United Nations Conference “Peaceful, Just and inclusive Societies: SDG16 implementation...

Last update 27/5/2019