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Photo taken at the concert: "Musiche per una professione di pace," or Music for a Profession of Peace. Venice, St. Mark's Basilica, 23 May 1991. In the photo one can observe the conductor directing the orchestra.

Musicians for Human Rights: concert-show on the theme “The right to asylum and citizenship”. Rome, 17 May 2013

The movement Musicians for Human Rights (MFHR), organises in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of education, university and research (MIUR),...

Last update 16/5/2013
Nimba county prison inmate looks through a window of a cell, Liberia, 2008

Council of Europe: a survey highlights the problem of prison overcrowding in Italy and in Europe

The Council of Europe has published its 2011 penal statistics survey (SPACE I). The report, written every year by the...

Last update 15/5/2013

Region of Veneto: a new regional law on violence against women has been adopted

On 10 April 2013 the Regional Council of Veneto unanimously approved the law “Regional interventions to prevent and contrast...

Last update 22/4/2013

European Union: The Human Rights Centre at the Conference “Learning EU @ School”

On 25 and 26 April 2013, at the Charlemagne building in Brussels, the Human Rights Centre of the University of...

Last update 14/4/2013
New logo of the Anna Lindh Euromediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures, 2012

Conclusions of the Anna Lindh Forum 2013 and the first summit of Presidents of the parliaments of the Union for...

The second Anna Lindh Mediterranean Forum concluded on Sunday 7 April 2013, after three days of intense debates and exchanges...

Last update 9/4/2013
Logo of the EIUC, with orange figures on the left and "EIUC" written in blue on the left.

EIUC: Venice School of Human Rights. Venice, 27 June – 6 July 2013

The Monastery of San Nicolò at the Lido of Venice will host, from 27 June to 6 July 2013 the...

Last update 23/3/2013

Human Rights Centre: lecture by prof. Massimo Panebianco on fundamental rights, 9 April 2013

In the framework of the teaching course in International organisation of human rights and peace of prof. Antonio Papisca, on...

Last update 9/4/2013

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe: presentation of the report on local and regional democracy...

In the framework of the 24th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe,...

Last update 10/4/2013
Logo: Czech Center for Human Rights and Democratization

CCHRD: published the new issue of the Czech Republic Human Rights Review, 2013

The first 2013 review of the Czech Center for Human Rights and Democratization (CCHRD) is available online.The Review analyses and...

Last update 21/3/2013

The demise of Franziska Jägerstätter, widow of Franz Jägerstätter and non-violent activist

The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua and the UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” deeply participate...

Last update 20/3/2013
Flavia Pansieri, United Nations' Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, with the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon

United Nations: Flavia Pansieri appointed as the new Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

On 15 March 2013, the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, has appointed Flavia Pansieri of Italy as the...

Last update 19/3/2013
European Committee of social rights, group picture of the Committee's members, 2011

European Social Charter: The Association for the Protection of All Children submitted collective complaint against Italy

Following the failure of Italy to adopt the necessary domestic legislation prohibiting and penalising all forms of violence against children,...

Last update 13/3/2013
Syrian women protest showing placards

Forthcoming launch of the Human Development Report 2013: "The Rise of the South - Human Progress in a Diverse...

On 14 March in Mexico City will be launched the 2013 Human Development Report- “the Rise of the South: Human...

Last update 8/3/2013
Cut the wings of arms, Italian campaign for disarmament, 2011

Italian Network for Disarmament and Roundtable of Civil Interventions for Peace: proposed Agenda for Peace and Disarmament construction in the...

The member organizations of Italian Network for Disarmament and Roundtable of Civil Interventions for Peace launches an Agenda containing a...

Last update 5/3/2013
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, panoramic view

Council of Europe: the PACE entrusts the Venice Commission to draft a report on media freedom in Italy

Following the approval of the resolution no. 1920, 24 January 2013, on the state of media freedom in Europe, the...

Last update 19/2/2013