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Council of Europe: Italy called to take clear general measures about the migrant reception system

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), in the decision of the 15th March 2018 (CM/Del/Dec(2018)1310/H46-9), urges...

Last update 4/4/2018
A blackboard with some of the topics of "Erasmus+ BRAVE - Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism" project

Erasmus+ BRAVE - Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism: the outcome booklet has been published

The final outcome of the project “B.R.A.V.E. Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism” has been published. The project aimed to prevent the...

Last update 30/3/2018

Venice Academy of Human Rights 2018: applications now open

Applications for the Venice Academy of Human Rights Summer School, which will be held from the 2nd-7th July 2018 are...

Last update 30/3/2018
A group of sudanese refugees at Iridimi Camp in Chad, 2004

Council of Europe: the first activity report of the Special Representative on Migration and Refugees has been published

“To successfully approach the challenges of migration, there must be "a clear, principled and collective approach by the Council of...

Last update 9/3/2018
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EIUC: The call for application for the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation is open

The call for applications for the academic year 2018/2019 of the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA)...

Last update 2/3/2018
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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
Cartoon of a Human Rights Defender offering an umbrella to an injured person, with an umbrella with the European stars being offered in turn to them

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