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Conference in preparation for High-level Political Forum 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind”

Italy hosts the United Nations Conference on peaceful, just and inclusive societies

It is underway until May 29th at the Farnesina the United Nations Conference “Peaceful, Just and inclusive Societies: SDG16 implementation...

Last update 27/5/2019
United for Nepal 2019

United for Nepal 2019

Recently the 2019 edition of the fundraising campaign United for Nepal has been launched by the students of the MA...

Last update 19/5/2019

Call for papers: PHRG devotes a special issue to “Challenges and opportunities for children’s rights facing developments in technology”

New deadline 30 June 2019 On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the...

Last update 18/5/2019
Photo of Ernesto Olivero, lMaster Degree ad honorem in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, University of Padova

The University of Padova awards Ernesto Olivero a Master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance ad honorem

The University of Padua confers an honorary Master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance to Ernesto Olivero for “the...

Last update 8/5/2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans

United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to...

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur...

Last update 21/5/2019
Italian National Commission for UNESCO - Committee Education - Enterprises

The Italian National Commission for UNESCO establishes an Education-Enterprise Committee

In compliance with UNESCO's role as leader in the implementation of objective 4 on inclusive quality education and lifelong learning...

Last update 7/5/2019
Cover of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights' (ODIHR) “Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities”

ODIHR: Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities have been published

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has published “Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons...

Last update 2/5/2019
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary general of the Council of Europe

Council of Europe: the Secretary General’s Annual report “Ready for Future Challenges – Reinforcing the Council of Europe” has been...

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, has published his last annual report concerning the future challenges...

Last update 17/4/2019
The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović speaking at the Parliamentary Assembly

Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights presented her annual report on the main human rights challenges

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, presented her first annual activity report in a debate before...

Last update 10/4/2019
Simona Lanzoni, elected for two consecutive terms as a member of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) of the Council of Europe

Council of Europe: Simona Lanzoni of Italy re-elected as member of GREVIO

The Committee of the States Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and...

Last update 3/4/2019
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017

PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the first issue of 2019 is out

The first issue of 2019 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 29/3/2019
Olive tree branches

Study trip in Israel and Palestine 2019: call for applications

It is now possible to apply for the selection of n. 10 places to participate in the study trip in...

Last update 28/3/2019
AHRI's logo

AHRI: Annual Conference on Human Rights, Potsdam, 6 and 7 September 2019

The annual conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) will be hosted by the Human Rights Centre of...

Last update 27/3/2019
Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived

United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San...

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences,...

Last update 21/3/2019
The European Commission for Democracy through Law - better known as the Venice Commission

Council of Europe: the Venice Commission published guidelines for ombudsman institutions

The Venice Commission published a set of guidelines to protect ombudsman institutions, following threats to these institutions in recent years....

Last update 21/3/2019