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The UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” of the University of Padova took part in the meeting of the Italian UNESCO Chairs, which was held on 27 November 2019 at University La Sapienza in Rome.
The meeting, chaired and coordinated by Professor Paolo Orefice, brought together the Italian UNESCO Chairs belonging to Group 1 "Cultural identity, migration, human rights, development and health", with the aim to develop and strengthen the Italian network of UNESCO Chairs in Italy, in Europe and worldwide.
Among the issues addressed: the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference, with particular attention to the Ministerial Meeting on Inclusion and Mobility in Higher Education, which was held on 13 November in Paris; the relationship between the network of Italian UNESCO Chairs and the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, as well as the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe - Venice Office; the planning of the activities to be carried out in 2020 and the contribution of the Italian UNESCO Chairs to sustainable development goals and to the United Nations Agenda 2030.
The scientific contribution of Italian UNESCO Chairs to SDGs has been collected in the publication “Good Health, Quality Education, Sustainable Communities, Human Rights" published by Firenze University Press. The publication collects the contributions presented during the International Symposium of the Italian UNESCO Chairs (CONIUS) entitled "Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2030", which took place on 16 November 2018 at the University of Florence. The UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” of the University of Padova has contributed with the article “Local Authorities and the Challenge of Responsibility to Protect Human Rights” written by the Chairholder, Professor Marco Mascia, and the article “The Rhetoric-Performance gap of Italy’s Human Rights Foreign Policy” written by Professor Pietro de Perini.
The publication “Good Health, Quality Education, Sustainable Communities, Human Rights. The scientific contribution of Italian UNESCO Chairs and partners to SDGs 2030" is available at the link below.