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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
Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory following a re-run in 2017.
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Advancing Human Rights and Democracy through Electoral Justice: The Case of Kenya

Giammarco Guzzetti  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 his master thesis, discussed in ...

Last update 14 May 2020
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European Union: open letter from MEPs and civil society on possible threats to the rule of law

On April 15, 2020, in an open letter addressed to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union, eighty members of the European Parliament and representatives of several civil ...

Last update 28 Apr 2020
Picture of the participants in the meeting of Italian UNESCO Chiars, Group 1, Rome, 27 November 2019
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Meeting of Italian UNESCO Chairs Group 1 “Cultural identity, migration, human rights, development and health"

The UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” of the University of Padova took part in the meeting of the Italian UNESCO Chairs, which was held on 27 November 2019 at University ...

Last update 16 Dec 2019
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary general of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: the Secretary General’s Annual report “Ready for Future Challenges – Reinforcing the Council of Europe” has been published

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, has published his last annual report concerning the future challenges for Europe and the need to strengthen the role of the ...

Last update 17 Apr 2019
E-MA Students 2016/2017 at the San Nicolo Monasetry, Lido of Venice
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EIUC: Ceremony for the Awarding of Diplomas of the “European Master in Human Rights and Democratisation” in memoriam Prof. Antonio Papisca - 20th Anniversary

The Ceremony of the Awarding of Diplomas of the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) for the academic year 2016/2017 and inauguration of the class of ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
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European Union: Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2014

The Council of the European Union has adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2014. Throughout 2014, the EU addressed many human rights violations around the world ...

Last update 16 Jul 2015
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Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights: Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2015 in Ulcinj/Montenegro, 6-19 September 2015

Applications are now open for the third edition of Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2015, held in Ulcinj/Montenegro from 6 to 19 September 2015. Straniek Academy was founded in 2013 ...

Last update 25 May 2015
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The 'anti-democratic laws' of January 16, 2014

The Ukrainian anti-protest laws are a group of ten laws passed by the Parliament of Ukraine on January 16, 2014 and signed into law by the ex-president Viktor Yanukovych the following day-amid ...

Last update 2 Jan 2015
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Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 17-26 October 2014

The Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 2014 (GWA) will be held from 17 to 26 October. The GWA is an annual event celebrated for one week in October around United Nations Day on the ...

Last update 7 Oct 2014
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24 October 2013: mobilization in Verona in the context of the First Week of Global Action for the institution of a World Parliament

In the contest of the first Global Week of Action for the institution of a World Parliament, organized throughout the world from 17 to 24 October 2013, a mobilization will take place in Verona, ...

Last update 4 Nov 2013
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L’educazione ai diritti umani per una cittadinanza plurale nello spazio pubblico glocale

Antonio Papisca (2012)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 26 Feb 2019
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Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe: presentation of the report on local and regional democracy in Italy

In the framework of the 24th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, that took place in Strasburg from 19 to 21 March, the rapporteurs Knud Andersen and ...

Last update 10 Apr 2013
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Participatory Democracy for Global Governance

Marco Mascia (2012)

Volume

Last update 18 Feb 2013
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European Union: a further step for the establishment of the European Endowment for Democracy

The European Commission has recently allocated € 6 million to ensure the swift launch of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED). This allocation will finance the establishment and initial ...

Last update 20 Nov 2012