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GRETA: 2021 annual report on action against trafficking of human beings

The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published its annual report for...

Last update 12/8/2022
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OHCHR: New #FightRacism campaign - Learn, Speak up, Act!

To mark Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, launches the...

Last update 10/8/2022
Accompanied by a mobile medical team, a UNFPA health care worker carries out regular visits to Homs, Syria

United Nations: Sexual violence in conflict settings remains widespread and systematic

Sexual violence in conflict settings remains widespread and systematic, a recent report by the United Nations Secretary-General found, fuelled by...

Last update 1/8/2022
A group of hands in the air, one of those is holding a bill. In the background there is the writing "Business and Human rights".

OHCHR: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment presented recommendations regarding due diligence and businesses

David Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Environment, presented a plan that seeks to reduce the violation of...

Last update 28/7/2022
Europe's civil society: still under pressure - 2022 update - cover

New FRA’s report: "European civil society: still under pressure - update 2022"

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a report “European civil society: still under pressure - update 2022"...

Last update 28/7/2022
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FRA: How to better protect children in criminal proceedings

Child-friendly models for better communication, task forces to guide young recidivists and courses on artistic expression in prison: these are...

Last update 28/7/2022
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Security Council: Russia's veto compromises the Syrian population

Russia during a recent session of the UN Security Council vetoed the renewal of a resolution that aimed to provide...

Last update 22/7/2022
ICC President Judge Piotr Hofmański delivers the opening remarks of the conference “The ICC at 20: Reflections on the past, present and future” on 1 July 2022

ICC marks 20th anniversary with a high-level conference

1 July 2022, the International Criminal Court hosted a high-level conference in The Hague to mark the institution’s 20th anniversary....

Last update 20/7/2022
The International Organization for Migration published its annual report 2021

IOM: The Annual Report 2021

The International Organization for Migration published its annual report 2021 on 7th of July. The Annual Report encapsulates the full...

Last update 20/7/2022
UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021

UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021

The latest State of Food Security and Nutrition report shows that the number of people affected by hunger globally rose...

Last update 20/7/2022
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Council of Europe: New Report on Legal Gender Recognition in Europe

A new Council of Europe report reviews the progress achieved in European countries in guaranteeing full legal gender recognition (LGR)...

Last update 18/7/2022
Protect her rights, strengthen your laws: Her Atlas: status report on girls’ and women’s right to education

UNESCO - New report on girls' and women's right to education: “Protect her rights, strengthen your laws”

Worldwide, 8% of States still explicitly restrict the right to education of pregnant and parenting girls in their legislation, according...

Last update 18/7/2022
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the June 2022 issue is out

The issue of June 2022 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 18/7/2022
Photo of Daniela Napoli during a speech, Unity, Human Rights and Democratization, DG External Relations of the European Union.

The Human Rights Centre 'Antonio Papisca' pays tribute to Daniela Napoli, human rights defender

Daniela Napoli was the head of the first Human Rights and Democratisation Unit created by the European Commission even before...

Last update 19/7/2022
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Ph.D Cycle 34: "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance", student’s thesis defense

Today, on July 13th 2022, our students from the Cycle 34 of the Ph.D programme defended their doctoral theses for...

Last update 13/7/2022