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John P. Pace The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise'

John P. Pace: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise' (Oxford University Press)

John P. Pace, former Secretary to the Commission on Human Rights and Coordinator of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights,...

Last update 10/2/2021
Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025

Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025

The UNICEF Office of Global Insight and Policy published the report “Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025”, which...

Last update 5/2/2021
2nd Online Global Campus of Human Rights Conversations

Online Global Campus of Human Rights Conversations: Possible Futures for Venice

The Global Campus of Human Rights (GCHR) will hold the "Global Campus of Human Rights Conversations: Possible futures for Venice”...

Last update 2/2/2021
Refugees ship

UN Human Rights Committee: in 2013 Italy failed to rescue more than 200 migrants

According to the UN Human Rights Committee, in 2013 Italy failed to respond promptly to various distress calls from the...

Last update 2/2/2021
UN Global Compact strategy

New UN Global Compact strategy 2021-2023

The UN Global Compact Board has approved the UN Global Compact Strategy 2021–2023. The three-year strategic plan is directed at...

Last update 31/1/2021
Seminar Decolonising education

UNESCO new webinar series: Decolonising Education for Sustainable Futures

The UNESCO Chair on Inclusive and Quality Education for All and the Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education...

Last update 29/1/2021
2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for...

Last update 28/1/2021
FRA: STRONG AND EFFECTIVE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS CHALLENGES, PROMISING PRACTICES AND OPPORTUNITIES

FRA report: Strong and effective national human rights institutions

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has issued a new report titled “Strong and effective national human rights institutions”,...

Last update 28/1/2021
Tokyo seminar January 2021

Online seminar: Participation of the Civil Society in UN Human Rights Mechanisms

A seminar on “Participation of the Civil Society in UN Human Rights Mechanisms - On the occasion of the publication...

Last update 22/1/2021

United Nations: Adaptation Gap Report 2020

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued a new report which highlighted the adaptation gap in the implementation of...

Last update 21/1/2021

ILO Report: Homeworkers need to be better protected

A newly-released ILO report estimates that before the COVID-19 crisis, there were approximately 260 million home-based workers worldwide, representing 7.9% of...

Last update 20/1/2021

Venice International University: Globalization Program, Second Semester 2020-2021 Application

The Globalization Program brings together talented, motivated students in a truly multicultural, international and interdisciplinary environment. The program is open...

Last update 20/1/2021

UN75: Shaping Our Future Together

The United Nations have published the concluding report “Shaping our future together” that presents the results of a year-long consultation...

Last update 18/1/2021
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA)

GRETA: Guidance Note on preventing and combatting trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation

Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has issued a new guidance note on preventing and...

Last update 15/1/2021

Call for the Universal Civil Service 2021

The University of Padua has announced a call for application of the Universal Civil Service (Servizio Civile Universale) 2021. The...

Last update 15/1/2021