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Bachelet updates Human Rights Council on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries

On the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, made a...

Last update 7/3/2021
MA Degree Programme Human Rights and Multi-level Governance

MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance (HRG): call for application AY 2021/2022

The second call for applications for the MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance (HRG) for students with non-Italian...

Last update 3/3/2021
Zero discrimination Day 2021

Zero Discrimination Day - 1st March

On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, the 1st of March, a number of international organisations has issued statements and...

Last update 1/3/2021

Regeni Prize for dissertations on the protection of human rights. Deadline: 15 March 2021

The Italian Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR) establishes five prizes for master's and doctoral theses, named in memory of Giulio Regeni,...

Last update 23/2/2021
Sculpture entitled "Non-Violenza" by Karl Fredrik Reutersward, situated outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

EBCO's Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) has published its Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service. The...

Last update 23/2/2021

Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights statement on the Human Rights Implications of the Crisis in Myanmar

On 1st  February 2021, Myanmar’s army staged a coup d’état in a fragile democratic transition. The military seized executive, legislative...

Last update 22/2/2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of...

Last update 25/2/2021
EMA 2021

Call for applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA)

The Global Campus of Human Rights has announced the call for applications for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights...

Last update 21/2/2021
Fellowship on Human Rights in the Digital Space TECH4RIGHTS

Organization of American States: Fellowship on Human Rights in the Digital Space TECH4RIGHTS

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the...

Last update 21/2/2021
Arqus winter school 2021 immagine

Arqus Winter School 2021: Rethinking climate risk

The Arqus Winter School is a unique educational opportunity that engages students in thinking about what it means to be...

Last update 21/2/2021

UN experts: EU must close the legal gap to protect children from sexual abuse online

The UN experts urge swift action by the European Union to reach agreement on temporary legislation to allow for the...

Last update 16/2/2021

A toast for the 30th anniversary of Antigone, 18 February 2021 at 18.30

On 18 February, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, Antigone, the Italian NGO for rights and guarantees in the...

Last update 16/2/2021
Navalny

Protests in Russia erupt after the detention of Alexey Navalny

On January 17, Alexey Navalny, the key opposition figure in Russia, was arrested at the Sheremetyevo airport of Moscow when...

Last update 16/2/2021

European Disability Forum: Human Rights 2020 Report EDF. The impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities

The European Disability Forum (EDF) published the Human Rights 2020 Report on the impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities. ...

Last update 13/2/2021
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report on trafficking in persons

United Nations: the 2020 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has published its fifth global report on trafficking in persons. It...

Last update 10/2/2021