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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
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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World Day Against Child Labour: Child labour rises to 160 million

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. While the global community just celebrated the universal ...

Last update 11 Jun 2021
Headquarters of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
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Democracy is in distress, finds the Council of Europe Secretary General’s annual report for 2021

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe has published its annual report for 2021, titled “State of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. A democratic renewal for Europe.” ...

Last update 20 May 2021
Quarto Indice regionale sul maltrattamento all’infanzia immagine
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Regional Index of child maltreatment in Italy 2021

Cesvi Foundation has presented its 4th Regional Index on Child Maltreatment in Italy with a specific focus on COVID-19 and mental health. The report evaluates the vulnerability of children to ...

Last update 20 May 2021
Thursday, May 13 - 17:00 Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Porta Portello, Padua
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Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Thursday 13 May at 5 pm, Porta Portello, Padova

In Padua, in Porta Portello, on Thursday 13th May 2021, a peaceful demonstration will be held in defence of the human rights of the Colombian population. A day to understand the conflict, enjoy art, ...

Last update 13 May 2021
Coronavirus State of Emergency
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Human rights and democracy during COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova

Sorina Pinzaru hold’s a master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in ...

Last update 10 May 2021
European Committee of Social Rights
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Covid-19 and social rights: statement by European Committee of Social Rights

On 22 April, the European Committee of Social Rights(ECSR) issued a statement on COVID-19 and social rights. In the statement, the ECSR aims to highlight those rights of the European Social ...

Last update 28 Apr 2021
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Webinar on Gender Differences in COVID-19 Pandemic around the world, 06 May 2021

The Italian Gender Medicine Network is organiSing a webinar on 06 May 2021, under the auspices of the International Gender Medicine Society, to tackle the Gender Differences in COVID-19 Pandemic ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
GRETA 10th annual report
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GRETA Annual report: COVID-19 is worsening human trafficking

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published its 10th Annual General Report. The report provides a detailed account of ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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Global Campus of Human Rights - Annual Report 2020

The Global Campus of Human Rights celebrates the launch of the inaugural Annual Report 2020, sharing its results and achievements with partners, stakeholders, and the general public. The report, ...

Last update 12 Apr 2021