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Right before the 4th edition of the Padova Model UPR, we are thrilled to announce the publication of our handbook: Model UPR Handbook -- A Guide to design and implement a Model UN featuring the Universal Periodic Review.
This Handbook results from a collective work carried out by master’s students of the University of Padua and former delegates to the 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions of the Padova Model UPR. The systematization of rules and regulations took advantage of the inputs provided by the UPR Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and from UPR Info, both partners of the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padova.
We encourage more and more students and teachers to join us by implementing the Padova Model UPR and adapt it to their specific interests and needs. Our conviction is that this Model UPR may contribute to socializing among the youth a critical and articulated knowledge of this human rights procedure and eventually increase the civil society active participation in the multi-level machinery of human rights promotion and protection.