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spring school spgi 2021
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Spring School: International Politics & Security

The Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies (SPGI) of the University of Padua is organising the second edition of the spring school “IPSE – International Politics ...

Last update 4 Apr 2021
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United Nations: “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021”

The United Nations Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021 (FSDR). The report draws attention to the risk of losing ...

Last update 4 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 9 Apr 2021
Pangea foundation webinar 26 march 2021
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Pangea Foundation webinar: Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19

On 26 March at 14.30 (CET) Pangea Foundation is organising a webinar-discussion on the topic “Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19”. As the backlash against human rights, ...

Last update 24 Mar 2021
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York Human Rights Indicator Report 2020: Covid-19 and Human Rights

The York Human Rights City Network (YHRCN) publishes an annual report on the city. As the United Kingdom’s first Human Rights City, York embraces a vision of a vibrant, diverse, fair and safe ...

Last update 22 Mar 2021
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism
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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Youth Standing Up Against Racism

On March 21, the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful ...

Last update 18 Mar 2021
In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020
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"In the line of fire: Increased legal protection needed as attacks against business & human rights defenders mount in 2020" by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has issued a report on human rights defenders (HRDs) working on business-related human rights issues. The report -- “In the line of fire: ...

Last update 14 Mar 2021
 International Women's Day, 8 March 2021
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International Women's Day, 8 March 2021

On the occasion of International Women's Day, 8 March, the UN Women and UNESCO are presenting a series of virtual events. The theme for this year is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021
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Bachelet updates Human Rights Council on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries

On the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, made a statement on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries. Ms. ...

Last update 15 Mar 2021
[Publications]

Peace Human Rights Governance (VOL. 4, NO. 2 July, 2020)

AA.VV. (2020)

Rivista Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG)

Last update 26 Feb 2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020
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Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and HRDs. The report finds that ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
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European Disability Forum: Human Rights 2020 Report EDF. The impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities

The European Disability Forum (EDF) published the Human Rights 2020 Report on the impact of Covid-19 on people with disabilities.  Before Covid-19, over 28% of the more than 100 million ...

Last update 15 Feb 2021
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) report on trafficking in persons
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United Nations: the 2020 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has published its fifth global report on trafficking in persons. It covers 148 countries and provides an overview of patterns and flows of ...

Last update 10 Feb 2021
Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025
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Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025

The UNICEF Office of Global Insight and Policy published the report “Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025”, which assesses the prospects for the world’s children ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021
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The disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBTI population

Viviana Pes holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her master’s thesis discussed in November ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021