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The Mayan School of Business teaches skills for indigenous women’s participation in economic opportunities.
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UN Women highlights from 2020-2021

Coming to the end of 2021, UN Women published on its website some highlights from the period 2020-2021, to reflect on past actions and to look forward to the next year. The years 2020 and 2021 ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
Wearing a full protective suit, a doctor leads a group of volunteer medical professionals attending to COVID-19 patients and persons under investigation at a community hospital in the Philippines.
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United Nations International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, 27 December

With Resolution A/RES/75/27 of 7 December 2020, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 27 December as the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. As proven by the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
FRA - Pandemic exacerbates challenges civil society faces
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FRA’s report: Protecting civic space in the EU

Civil society organisations across the EU provide services, engage in communities, raise awareness, advocate on behalf of others and hold authorities to account. But they face threats, attacks, ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
International Day of Democracy
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United Nations: International Day of Democracy

The United Nations on November 8 in 2007, by adopting Resolution 62/7, established democratic world order in international pursuits. From then on, September 15 began to be observed as the ...

Last update 15 Sep 2021
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Amnesty International Report on Death Sentence and Execution

Amnesty International's Report on the Death Penalty and Execution in 2020 shows how, despite the unprecedented challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, some states have relentlessly pursued ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Amnesty International Report 2020/21
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Amnesty International Report 2020/21

Amnesty International published the Report for the year 2020/21, which documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020 and provides global and regional analysis. It presents ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Sustainable Development Goals Report, Istat 2021
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ISTAT report: Covid-19 pandemic slows down SDGs accomplishment in Italy

The Italian Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) has published the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report (in Italian), which offers statistical measures to monitor the 2030 Agenda for ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
UN torture prevention body calls for vaccination programmes for people deprived of liberty
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Vaccination programmes for people deprived of liberty

The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture(SPT) has called on States to ensure that people deprived of liberty are included in national vaccination programmes against COVID-19, and to continue ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
Policy brief ILO
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Fewer women than men will regain employment during the COVID-19 recovery, says ILO

A new policy brief shows that there will be 13 million fewer women in employment in 2021 compared to 2019, while men’s employment will have recovered to 2019 levels. Even though the ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
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2021 Global Peace Index: the world's peacefulness deteriorated significantly

In June 2021, Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) published its 15th edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI). According to GPI 2021, the average level of the world's peacefulness ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
Stateless people and vaccines
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UNHCR Report: stateless people could miss out on COVID-19 vaccinations

The new report published by UNHCR on the impact of COVID-19 on stateless populations, warns that the latter have experienced particularly striking vulnerabilities from the start of the pandemic, as ...

Last update 27 Jun 2021
Generation Equality Forum Paris 2021
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Generation Equality Forum: Paris 2021

The Generation Equality Forum is a global event aimed at advancing actions and investments for gender equality, and it will be held from 30 June to 2 July 2021 in Paris; many institutional and civil ...

Last update 23 Jun 2021
Banner written: "covid-19 vaccination check-in"
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Coronavirus pandemic in the EU - Fundamental Rights implications: Vaccine rollout and equality of access in the EU

On the 16th of June, FRA published the seventh FRA Bulletin on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects fundamental rights. Focusing on equal access to vaccines, it highlights the situation in the 27 EU ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Picture of the annual report 2020: Human rights at the heart of COVID-19
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Annual Report 2020 - Human rights at the heart of COVID-19 response and recovery

Discrimination and inequalities increased enormously in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, when presenting the Annual Report of the ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Fundamental Rights Report 2021 - The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review
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FRA Report 2021: The coronavirus pandemic and fundamental rights: A year in review

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights released the 2021 annual Report analysing the struggles to protect Human Rights in the EU in the past year. The spotlight is given to the chapter on ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021