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10 EU initiatives to combat COVID-19 and ensure recovery

European organisations and bodies

Council of Europe (CoE) (DH-BIO) Strategic Action Plan on Human Rights and Technologies in Biomedicine (2020-2025), 26 June 2020.  The Anti-discrimination, diversity and inclusion ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
COVID-19 public health mural in Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya April 14, 2020

United Nations System

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) Statement on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and economic, social and cultural rights, 17 April 2020.  Department of ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
Report ASviS 2020 - cover
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ASviS 2020 report - Italy and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2020 Report of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) analyses the progress of Italy with respect to the implementation of the 17 Goals of the 2030 Agenda. The report also ...

Last update 5 Nov 2020
Artists from Belluno representing through arts the international women's day
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The World's Women 2020 - Trends and Statistics

Five years after its adoption of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 25 years after the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ...

Last update 9 Nov 2020
European Anti-trafficking Day 2020
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European Anti-trafficking Day: Human trafficking will not be tolerated

In a statement to mark the European Anti-Trafficking Day, the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) called for full respect for the rights of ...

Last update 29 Oct 2020
Digital solutions to fight COVID-19
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Digital solutions to fight COVID-19

A new Council of Europe report has identified a number of shortcomings in the protection of privacy and personal data in some of the legal and technical measures adopted by governments to ...

Last update 20 Oct 2020
Roma and travellers report
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Pandemic worsens Roma and Travellers poverty and discrimination

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has issued a new bulletin entitled “Coronavirus pandemic in the EU – Impact on Roma and Travellers”. This fifth ...

Last update 20 Oct 2020
Seafarers UN photo
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UN calls for action from the global business community to help end the humanitarian crisis of seafarers

The UN Human Rights Office and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, have joined the United Nations Global Compact in calling for businesses across the value chain to act and assess the ...

Last update 13 Oct 2020
 Regional index on child maltreatment in Italy 2020
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Cesvi: Regional index on child maltreatment in Italy 2020

Cesvi, an Italian NGO, has published the third edition of the regional index on child maltreatment in Italy, entitled “Giving back the future (Restituire il Futuro)”. The current ...

Last update 24 Sep 2020
Michelle Bachelet, appointed as seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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United Nations: Michelle Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people's rights.

During the 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - made her global human rights update, highlighting that “human rights ...

Last update 16 Sep 2020
Amnesty International Italia
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Amnesty International Italia: the report on lockdown’s measures in Italy during the phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic

During the handover of signatures of the appeal #Nessunoescluso to the president of Council of ministers Giuseppe Conte, Amnesty International Italia published a report entitled “Phase 1: ...

Last update 1 Aug 2020
Human Rights Council - UN
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Human Rights Council: The Ambassador Cornado’s intervention on COVID-19 impact in Italy

On the first day of the 44th Human Rights Council session, the Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva) made a statement during the ...

Last update 20 Jul 2020
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the July issue is out

The second issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has just been released (PHRG 4(2), July 2020). The issue ...

Last update 22 Jul 2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
Rapporto CIVICUS Monitor 2019
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CIVICUS: The Civic Space is severely under threat

The CIVICUS Monitor research shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated the erosion of civic space, while health and economic concerns have taken the public stage, insidious power ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020