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UNNews: Airstrikes destroy buildings in the Gaza Strip

The death toll in Gaza has surpassed 25,000 people

United Nations humanitarian workers have disclosed that the number of casualties in Gaza has now exceeded 25,000 since the outbreak...

Last update 28/1/2024
International Day of Education

January 24th: International Day of Education - “Learning for lasting peace”

The 24th of January is the International Day of Education and it is essential to recognise the value of education in...

Last update 22/1/2024
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The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights: Italy Country visit report 2023

Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, issued a new report on the migration and asylum, women’s...

Last update 18/1/2024
WHO: Surgeons operate on a patient at Al-Quds hospital in Gaza

UNOCHA: Aid mission denials are latest threat to Gaza’s hospitals

The repeated refusals by Israeli authorities to permit UN aid teams to deliver needed humanitarian relief inside Gaza have had...

Last update 16/1/2024
The International Court of Justice begins hearing the case of South Africa v. Israel in The Hague.

International Court of Justice: South Africa institutes proceeding against Israel claiming a violation of the Genocide Convention in Gaza

South Africa presented its case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ),  the highest judicial organ of the United Nations,...

Last update 12/1/2024

Applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) are now open

The call for applications for the academic year 2024/2025 is now open. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling...

Last update 8/1/2024
memorial for the victims of the Orlando massacre in front of the historic Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street

Council of Europe: new report on on hate crimes based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics...

The Council of Europe has released a new report on discrimination and attacks based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender...

Last update 27/12/2023
Universal Civilian Service at the Human Rights Center: call for applications open for the project "SCU and sustainability: human rights, environment and digital technologies"

Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Center: call for applications open for the project "UCS and sustainability: human rights,...

Italian version The Human Rights Center "Antonio Papisca" launches the new Universal Civil Service 2024 project "UCS and sustainability: human...

Last update 25/12/2023
Voting of the Security Council in occasion of the approval of the 1820 resolution that condemns rape and defines it as a true weapon of war.

UN Security Council decides to end it mandate of the mission in Sudan

Starting from December 4, 2023, the Security Council  ended its UN Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), despite the...

Last update 22/12/2023

European Parliament: 2023 Sakharov Prize to Jina Mahsa Amini and Iranian women protest movement

The 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the annual prize by the European Parliament, was awarded to Jina Mahsa...

Last update 18/12/2023
A UN Security Council session. The participants are seated around a circular table, in the center of which is positioned another, rectangular table.

United Nations: The UN Security Council needs a reform to end its “paralysis”

In this moment of continuous war and violence worldwide, the UN Security Council is unable to take decisions and act...

Last update 14/12/2023
Mariana Katzarova began work as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation on 1 May 2023, following her appointment by the Human Rights Council.

United Nations: new Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation...

Mariana Katzarova, appointed by the Human Rights Council as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights...

Last update 10/12/2023
An unidentified Coast Guard crew member aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma provides medical aid to an evacuated Haitian

FRA: Published new report reviewing the European Border and Coast Guard Regulation (EU)

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report delves into the significance of fundamental rights in European border management,...

Last update 5/12/2023
Padova Model UPR23 Group photo

The 6th edition of the Padova Model UPR has ended

The 6th edition of the Padova Model UPR, held from 20 to 24 November 2022, came to its conclusion. The...

Last update 27/11/2023
protester hold sign saying "end systemic racism"

FRA: new report “Being Black in the EU - Experiences of People of African Descent”

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights published a new report, entitled “Being Black in the EU - Experiences of...

Last update 25/11/2023