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Photo on the subject of violence against women in East Timor. Black and white image of the faded silhouette and hand of a woman.

Council of Europe: Italy signs the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

On behalf of Italy, the Minister of Labour and Social Policies, Elisa Fornero, has signed on Thursday 27th of September...

Last update 1/10/2012
A woman resident of the Kibati camp of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) carries a bag of food ration distributed by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the non-governmental organization, CARITAS.

International Cooperation Services (SISCOS) : publication of statistics on international cooperation operators in 2011

I Servizi per la Cooperazione Internazionale (International Cooperation Services - SISCOS) has published a statistical data about co-operators, volunteers, consultants, experts...

Last update 17/10/2012
Human Rights Centre, Inauguration of the first academic year of the European Master in Human Rights and democratisation, 6 October 1997, Palazzo Ducale, Piovego room.

The European Master’s Programme (E.MA): Closing Ceremony of the academic year 2011/2012 and the opening ceremony of the new academic...

On Sunday, September 23rd 2012, in the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice, will take place the closing ceremony...

Last update 18/9/2012
Official Logo of the Anna Lindh Foundation for dialogue between cultures

Declaration of the Anna Lindh Foundation on the release of ‘’Innocence of the Muslims’’ and the violence in the...

The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua, member of the Anna Lindh Euromediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures...

Last update 17/9/2012
Libra and gavel as a simbol of justice

The Justice Commission of the Italian Senate approves the Bill for the introduction of the crime of torture in the...

On September 12th 2012, the "Justice" Commission of the Italian Senate has approved the Bill on the introduction of the crime of torture...

Last update 17/9/2012
Palazzo Madama facade, Senato della Reppublica

The Foreign Affairs Commission of the Italian Senate approves the Bill for the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the...

On August 7th 2012, the Bill on the ratification of the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention against torture and other...

Last update 12/9/2012

Thirty years ago Pope John Paul II visited the University of Padua

(Antonio Papisca) September the 12, is the 30th anniversary of the visit of John Paul II in the Padua University....

Last update 13/9/2012

The Human Rights Centre meets with participants of the project “Un ponte per i diritti umani”, September 11th 2012

On Tuesday, September 11th, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua, hosted four delegations, coming from five different...

Last update 11/9/2012
Thousands of people with packanges and bags try to leave Libya at the Tunisian border

University of Vienna, Training course on “Empower human rights!”, Vienna, 10-12 September 2012

The Doctoral College “Empowerment through Human Rights” of the University of Vienna, in the mainstream of the AHRI/COST conference (AHRI-Association...

Last update 10/9/2012
House of Representatives

The Italian House of Representatives continues the examination of the Bill on the establishment the National Human Rights Commission...

The first permanent Commission (constitutional affairs, Presidency of the Council of Ministers and home affairs) of the Italian House of Representatives, on...

Last update 7/9/2012
Deatail of the Cover of the European Yearbook of Human Rights 2012

The European Yearbook of Human Rights 2012 has been launched

The 2012 issue of the European Yearbook of Human Rights (EYHR) has been launched. The Yearbook is jointly edited by...

Last update 23/7/2012
Participants to the first meeting of the “European National Preventive Mechanisms (NPM) Project”, held in Padua on 27-28 January 2010.

Prof. Marco Mascia is the new President of the University Association for European Studies (AUSE)

Professor Marco Mascia, Director of the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua, has been elected by acclamation President...

Last update 17/7/2012
Close up of Nils Muižnieks, new Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, 2012

Council of Europe: visit to Italy of the Commissioner for Human Rights

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, since April 2012 Nils Muižnieks (Latvia), carried out a visit...

Last update 16/7/2012
A photo of two hands holding the world, with Europe in view.

University Association of European Studies: Summer School “Crisis and relaunch of the EU. Perceptions and interdisciplinary approches, Venice, 12-14 July...

The University Association for European Studies (AUSE), has organised, from 12 to 14 July 2012, the 16th edition of the...

Last update 16/7/2012
A crowd of demonstrators protest against the atmosphere of lawlessness in Tripoli, 2011

Association Rondine: International Symposium "A sea between two sides, a bridge between two worlds", Rondine, 5-6 July 2012

Association "Rondine Cittadella della Pace" has organised, the 5th and 6th of July 2012, the International Symposium titled "A sea...

Last update 16/7/2012