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University of Padova International Conference Keynote Speaker: UN Special Rapporteur on the promotions and protection of rights in the context of climate change

Mr. Ian Fry was appointed Special Rapporteur on the promotions and protection of rights in the context of climate change by the HUman Rights Council in March 2022. The Mandate of the SR consists in ...

Last update 10 Nov 2022
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Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions: Annual Report

GANHRI, the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, has published its 2021 Annual Report. National human rights institutions are State bodies with a constitutional and/or ...

Last update 7 Oct 2022
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SR on Climate Change – NHRIs Roundtable Consultation, registration deadline 21 June

The UN Special Rapporteur on Climate Change, in partnership with The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), is inviting National Human Rights Institutions to a roundtable ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
A woman harvests rice and maize on a community farm in Viet Nam.
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World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Economies severely exposed to at least one dimension of the shock: 107 economies with a maximum exposure score in at least one of the Food, Energy and Finance dimensions.
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UN brief on the Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems

The Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) issued a brief entitled Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems. According to the new findings of the GCRG, the war in Ukraine is ...

Last update 31 May 2022
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Mitigation of climate change
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IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Mitigation of climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report - Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change on 4 April 2022. The report provides an updated global ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Book cover of the World Inequality Report 2022
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World Inequality Report 2022

World Inequality Lab has released the World Inequality Report 2022. This report is based on the World Inequality Database and is the culmination of four years of work contributed by more than 100 ...

Last update 1 Feb 2022
Climate Justice Peace
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Africa Europe Foundation: Talking Africa-Europe High-level dialogues ahead of 6th AU-EU Summit

The Africa-Europe Foundation (AEF) will host three high-level debates around key issues at the centre of the cross-continental partnership. The debates will be held ahead of the The 6th AU-EU ...

Last update 20 Jan 2022
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Council of Europe 2020 North-South Prize Award Ceremony: focus on right to life and climate change

On December 9 2021, the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe was awarded to two institutions working respectively to protect the right to life and to combat climate change. The ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
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COP26: history and goals of the 2021 United Nations climate change conference

For nearly three decades, the UN has been bringing together almost every country on earth for global climate summits – known as COPs – which stands for ‘Conference of the ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
Logo of the World Cities Day 2021
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31 October: World Cities Day

31 October marks World Cities Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly on 27 December 2013, by resolution A/RES/68/239, with the aim of raising awareness among the international ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
Flyer: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27/10/2021
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Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of Padova: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27 October 2021 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM. Registration open!

On Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM, the Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of Padua, coordinated by professor Massimo De Marchi, will host an online International ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
The image shows a man planting trees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help fight climate change.
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UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised for the first time that having a clean, healthy and sustainable ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
UNICEF Sud Sudan
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Children in Sudan need more humanitarian assistance than ever before

UNICEF warned that a record of 4.5 million children in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian support. Hopes that independence would bring a new dawn for the country’s children have ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
World Humanitarian Day
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Memorial Ceremony at OHCHR in remembrance of those killed in the service of human rights

The high commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, made a statement on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on August 19, recalling all the people who worked for the United Nations and ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021