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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
European Green Deal
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The European Green Deal

On July 14, the European Commission adopted a set of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?
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World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?

Created in the context of the Council of Europe, the World Forum for Democracy is a platform for political decision-makers and activists to debate solutions to key challenges for democracies ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
Woman on plantation
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FAO: Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge

Agriculture absorbs the bulk of the financial losses and damages wrought by disasters which have grown in frequency, intensity, and complexity, says FAO (food and agriculture organization)  in ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property
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United Nations: Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary presented a report to the Human Rights Council, stating that an approach which engages ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
Unify Venice
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Unify Venice -- online networking and follow-up event of Arqus Spring School "Rethinking Climate Change: The Venice Paradigm"

Unify Venice is a University of Padova and Arqus event that will take place on July 7, 11-13h (Gmt +2)  on Zoom. This online networking initiative is a ...

Last update 2 Jul 2021
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia. In February 2020 extraordinary flooding caused damage and evacuations in New South Wales, Australia.
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The international and regional response to human mobility in the context of climate change: good practices and global challenges

Chiara Buzzi holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her Master Thesis discussed in November ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021
Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat 2021: in Crisis and Beyond
The first annual retreat for European civil servants and society. 21-25 June, online
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Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat 2021: in Crisis and Beyond The first annual retreat for European civil servants and society. 21-25 June, online

The first annual Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat will be held online on 21-25 June 2021. It will draw participants from the European institutions, EU member states governments, and ...

Last update 8 Jun 2021
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1 June - International Conference on Climate Justice

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence – Climate Justice and the international research team “Climate Change, Territories, Diversity“of the University of Padua are pleased to invite ...

Last update 4 Jun 2021