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Council of Europe: 2nd report on the protection of children against sexual abuse

In a report published on 13 february 2018, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Lanzarote Committee analyses the strategies used by...

Last update 2/3/2018
Venice school of human rights

EIUC: Venice School of Human Rights, Venice, 9-16 June 2018

The Monastery of San Nicolò at the Lido of Venice will host, from 9 to 16 June 2018, the Venice School...

Last update 19/2/2018

European Court of Human Rights: Italian authorities failed to protect a drug-dependent victim of a child prostitution ring

On February 1, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Italy for violating articles 3 (right not to...

Last update 16/2/2018
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Council of the Autonomous Province of Trento: motion approved on the protection of human rights defenders

On January 31, 2018, the Council of the Autonomous Province of Trento approved motion no. 638 on the theme of...

Last update 9/2/2018

Council of Europe: PACE calls for ban on trade in items used in executions or torture

On 26 January 2018, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has called for a ban on trade...

Last update 5/2/2018
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European Social Rights Committee: the annual conclusions for 2017 reveal numerous cases of non-compliance in Italy

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has published its annual conclusions for 2017 on the 33 States adhering to...

Last update 31/1/2018
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National Ombudsperson for Detainees: presentation of the collection of recommendations "Norms and normality"

The  National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Persons in Prison or Deprived of Liberty presents "Norms and normality" , a collection of...

Last update 30/1/2018
Portrait of Michele Nicoletti, newly elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Council of Europe: Michele Nicoletti of Italy elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly

The 22nd of January, the Member of Italian Parliament Michele Nicoletti was elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

Last update 30/1/2018
International Electoral Observers

EIUC: Training for International Electoral Observers

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) promotes a Training for International Electoral Observers. The aim of the...

Last update 29/1/2018
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Council of Europe: annual assessment on the 2017 media freedom threats in Europe

The partner organisations to Council of Europe Platform for the Promotion of Journalism and the Protection of Journalists issued their...

Last update 24/1/2018
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Permanent Peoples' Tribunal: sentence on the violations of the rights of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean sea

On 18th December 2017, on the occasion of the anniversary of the adoption by the UN of the Convention on...

Last update 24/1/2018
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: Third issue released of the scientific journal of the University Human Rights Centre

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

Last update 4/1/2018
WPP women in peacebuilding from the MENA Region Discussing Shrinking Civil Society Space due to Countering Terrorism Financing

Women Peacebuilders Program: New report on Peacebuilders from the MENA Region discussing shrinking civil society space due to countering terrorism...

The Women Peacebuilders Program has published a new report on "Women Peacebuilders from the MENA Region Discussing Shrinking Civil Society Space...

Last update 2/1/2018
Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee at the University of Padova Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"

The Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Leymah Gbowee at the Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Leymah Gbowee gave a talk to doctoral candidates, students and professors of...

Last update 7/12/2017
Corso di formazione "In spirito di fratellanza", 4-5 dicembre, Padova

Training Course on Human Rights and Global Citizenship "In spirito di fratellanza", University of Padova, 4-5th of December 2017

On the 4th and 5th of December 2017, the inaugural training course of human rights and global citizenship "In spirito...

Last update 2/12/2017