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Human Rights Council - UN

Human Rights Council: The Ambassador Cornado’s intervention on COVID-19 impact in Italy

On the first day of the 44th Human Rights Council session, the Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Permanent Representative of Italy to...

Last update 9/7/2020
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the July issue is out

The second issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 8/7/2020
The gender pay gap is unacceptable

Right to equal pay: European Committee of Social Rights finds violations in 14 countries

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has found violations of the right to equal pay and the right to equal opportunities in...

Last update 1/7/2020
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.

US Government directly attacks the International Criminal Court and its judicial independence

The United States Government's decision to target and sanction individual staff of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a direct attack to...

Last update 29/6/2020

Council of Europe and UNHCR: new course on the Alternatives to immigration detention

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June, the Council of Europe launched a HELP/UNHCR free online course on...

Last update 28/6/2020
A woman living in Kassab Camp for Internally Displaced People in Kutum, North Darfur, expresses her sorrow over the increase in rapes in the area.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

On the 19th of June, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, together...

Last update 19/6/2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities,...

Last update 17/6/2020
Comitato Interministeriale per i Diritti Umani

The first edition of the CIDU Prize for Human Rights announced by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy announced the first edition of the CIDU Prize for Human Rights, destined every year...

Last update 17/6/2020
Rapporto CIVICUS Monitor 2019

CIVICUS: The Civic Space is severely under threat

The CIVICUS Monitor research shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated the erosion of civic space, while health and economic...

Last update 17/6/2020
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Padova Model UPR 2020 -- Call for application

The Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca”, along with the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University...

Last update 16/6/2020

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