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Two soldiers of the UNIFIL, the UN Interim Force in Lebanon, engaged in a mine clearance operation.

New data show the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping missions

Failures on the part of UN Peacekeeping missions have been highly publicised and well documented – and rightly so. But...

Last update 18/1/2023
Young people from different countries hugging each others

OHCHR: Youth Rights Advocacy Toolkit

The United Nations Human Rights Office, Education Above All Foundation and Silatech have collaborated in the creation of the Youth...

Last update 17/1/2023
Gender Equality Index 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and care

Gender Equality Index 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and care

The Gender Equality Index, developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), measures the painfully slow progress of gender...

Last update 16/1/2023

European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA): Online Open Day, 18 January 2023

On 18 January 2023 the Global Campus of Human Rights will introduce the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and...

Last update 12/1/2023

United Nations: Published new guide “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide to Developing Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Legislation”

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Equal Rights Trust have joined forces to...

Last update 30/12/2022

FRA: Test algorithms for bias to avoid discrimination

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms affect people everywhere: from deciding what content people see on their social media feeds to determining...

Last update 28/12/2022

OSCE: Immigration detention is never in the best interest of children and must end

According to the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) immigration detention is never in the best interest...

Last update 26/12/2022
Servizio Civile Universale al Centro Diritti Umani: aperto il bando per il progetto “CUltuRA di pace, laboratorio di futuro”. Scadenza domande: 20 febbraio 2023

Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Centre: call for the project "a culture of peace, a lab for the...

Update: The application deadline for the call for applications for Universal Civil Service has been extended. The new deadline is...

Last update 22/12/2022
Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity

United Nations: Mandate of the Independent Expert on SOGI renewed for a second time

On 17 November 2022, the resolution tabling the Annual Report of the Human Rights Council was adopted by the Third...

Last update 21/12/2022

Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held its quarterly meeting to monitor the implementation of judgments and...

Last update 20/12/2022
International Migrant Day 2022

18 December: International Migrant Day

18 December is International Migrant Day. In 2020 over 281 million people were international migrants while over 59 million people...

Last update 16/12/2022
Global Campus of Human Rights 2020

European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA): call for applications for the academic year 2023/2024

Admissions to the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation for the academic year 2023/2024 are now open! Deadlines for applications:...

Last update 16/12/2022

EIGE: Combating Cyber Violence against Women and Girls

According to a study carried out in 2021 and 2022 by Valdani Vicari & Associati (VVA), in collaboration with the...

Last update 15/12/2022
picture of a Roma child

FRA: Report "Roma in 10 European Countries - Main results"

This report presents findings from the 2021 European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) survey on Roma across Europe. Six...

Last update 7/12/2022
Drawing of an elderly intersex person with peace symbol hands shouting "happy intersex day!"

Campaign: Yellow.Purple.Silver. What about intersex seniors?

The human rights of elderly people are under pressure in a social context where the demographic is changing towards an...

Last update 4/12/2022