Complete list of events and updates


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GREVIO, General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women

On 24 November 2021, the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence...

Last update 13/12/2021
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UN launches the ‘Bodyright’ campaign to end rise in gender-based violence online

In December 2021, within the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)...

Last update 13/12/2021
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Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Centre: call for the project "Human rights, glocal and digital citizenship". New deadline:...

Update: The application deadline for the Universal Civil Service has been extended. The new deadline is 10 February, 14.00 hours....

Last update 12/12/2021
Human Rights Day, 2021 Theme: EQUALITY - Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights

10 December: Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is celebrated each year on December 10, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal...

Last update 9/12/2021
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Irene Fellin from Italy is the new NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

In November 2021, Irene Fellin succeeded Clare Hutchinson as the new NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and...

Last update 2/12/2021
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Padova Model UPR 2021 successfully concluded

The 4th edition of the Padova Model UPR, held from 23 to 26 November 2021, came to its conclusion. The...

Last update 1/12/2021
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Council of Europe: Italy takes over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

On the 17th of November 2021, during a meeting of the representatives of the 47 member states of the Council...

Last update 1/12/2021
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2021

The 25 November was nominated by the United Nations as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women....

Last update 24/11/2021
Arqus Support networks for inclusion

Graz, Lyon, Vilnius and Padua organize the first Arqus webinar on “Support networks for inclusion”, 23rd November from 10:00 to...

The Arqus European University Alliance 2.4 task force “Support networks for inclusion”, within the Arqus Action Line 2 “Widening access, inclusion...

Last update 22/11/2021

European Gender Equality Index 2021

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published this European Gender Index 2021, which is a tool that measures how...

Last update 17/11/2021
New Research: Online attacks on women journalists lead to ‘real world’ violence

62 journalists lost their lives in 2020, according to UNESCO

According to UNESCO, in 2020 alone, 62 journalists have been killed for doing their job. From 2006, over 1,200 professionals...

Last update 16/11/2021

OHCHR: New training materials on Human Rights Protection at International Borders

On 25th October, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights launched a new Trainer’s Guide on Human Rights...

Last update 15/11/2021
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EU Agency For Fundamental Rights: new Report on legal aid for migrants in return proceedings

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a new report entitled “Legal aid for returnees deprived of liberty”. The...

Last update 15/11/2021
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The Global Education Week 2021 (15-21 November) of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

From 15 to 21 November 2021, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe will launch the new edition of...

Last update 15/11/2021

WeWorld Index 2021 on social inclusion of women and children, online conference 9 Nov 2021 at 3:30 pm

On November 9th 2021, WeWorld will have an online conference to present its seventh edition of the WeWorld Index. The...

Last update 2/11/2021