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York Human Rights Indicator Report 2020: Covid-19 and Human Rights

The York Human Rights City Network (YHRCN) publishes an annual report on the city. As the United Kingdom’s first Human...

Last update 19/3/2021
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism

On March 21, the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the day the police in...

Last update 18/3/2021

Call for applications for the MA in North African and Middle Eastern Studies (N.A.M.E.S): deadline 31 May 2021

The MA program in NAMES at Al Akhawayn University is an intensive one-year program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to...

Last update 18/3/2021
ECRI report 2020 foto

ECRI annual report 2020: Covid-19 deepened inequalities, racism, growing religious intolerance, and backlash against LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Commission against racism and intolerance (ECRI), at the occasion of the International Day against Racial Discrimination...

Last update 18/3/2021
In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020

"In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020"...

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has issued a report on human rights defenders (HRDs) working on business-related human rights...

Last update 14/3/2021
Manuale sul diritto europeo in materia di asilo, frontiere e immigrazione

FRA published the Italian asylum and migration handbook

At the event held by the Italian Academy of Law and Migration, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)...

Last update 11/3/2021
The first UNEP synthesis report is titled: Making Peace with Nature

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Making Peace With Nature

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued its first synthesis report, “Making Peace With Nature: A scientific blueprint to...

Last update 10/3/2021
 International Women's Day, 8 March 2021

International Women's Day, 8 March 2021

On the occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March, the UN Women and UNESCO are presenting a series of virtual...

Last update 8/3/2021

Bachelet updates Human Rights Council on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries

On the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, made a...

Last update 7/3/2021
MA Degree Programme Human Rights and Multi-level Governance

MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance (HRG): call for application AY 2021/2022

The second call for applications for the MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance (HRG) for students with non-Italian...

Last update 3/3/2021
Zero discrimination Day 2021

Zero Discrimination Day - 1st March

On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, the 1st of March, a number of international organisations has issued statements and...

Last update 1/3/2021

Regeni Prize for dissertations on the protection of human rights. Deadline: 15 March 2021

The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR) establishes five prizes for master's and doctoral theses, named in memory of Giulio Regeni,...

Last update 23/2/2021
Sculpture entitled "Non-Violenza" by Karl Fredrik Reutersward, situated outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

EBCO's Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) has published its Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service. The...

Last update 23/2/2021

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights statement on the Human Rights Implications of the Crisis in Myanmar

On 1st  February 2021, Myanmar’s army staged a coup d’état in a fragile democratic transition. The military seized executive, legislative...

Last update 22/2/2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of...

Last update 25/2/2021