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UN Human Rights Annual Report 2021: Global upheaval deepened inequalities

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has issued its annual report. The Human Rights Report 2021 presents the highlights of UN Human Rights activity in 2021, including ...

Last update 25 Jun 2022
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Amnesty International Global Report: Death sentences and executions 2021

According to the newly published Global Report on death sentences and executions 2021 of Amnesty International, at least 579 executions were known to have been carried out across 18 countries last ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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ECRI Annual Report 2021: Adverse impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable groups, racism in policing, intimidation of LGBTI people

Council of Europe’s Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has issued its Annual Report in which it defines the main trends in 2021 and presents multiple activities led by ECRI ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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Human Rights Watch Report: Students privacy violated by education technology products

Human Rights Watch has recently published its report on children’s rights violations committed by governments that endorsed online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. The report is a global ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Collective agreements can help in fighting inequality and fostering inclusion
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ILO 2022: Collective bargaining contributes to fighting inequality

Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work. The ...

Last update 23 May 2022
Inequality gap and its effects against the backdrop of Covid-19
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Oxfam Report: The unprecedented inequality in the wake of Covid-19

Oxfam International recently published a briefing paper -- Inequality kills: the unparalleled action needed to combat unprecedented inequality in the wake of COVID-19. It highlighted the increasing ...

Last update 2 Mar 2022
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The 2021 Global Threat Assessment report: A need for a new approach for Child sexual abuse online

WeProtect Global Alliance published the 2021 Global Threat Assessment report on child sexual exploitation and abuse online. It is the most comprehensive yet, demonstrating how the global response to ...

Last update 10 Feb 2022
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