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Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines
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Safety of Journalists platform 2024 report: serious concern about the use of spyware against journalists, abusive lawsuits and journalists in exile

"Press Freedom in Europe: Time to Turn the Tide," is the name of the annual report of the Platform to Strengthen the Protection of Journalism and the Safety of Journalists, established by the ...

Last update 11 Apr 2024
On the left a photo of a protest in Hong Kong, on the right a photo of a protest in Chile, both in 2019

What factors make or break a protest? Lessons from the 2019 Hong Kong and Chile movements

Jimena Budar Quesada holds a Bsc degree in Global Management on Social Issues from Tilburg University and a MA degree in Human Rights and Multi-Level Governance from the University of Padova. Living ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
Online Course for International Electoral Observers
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Global Campus of Human Rights: International Electoral Observers - Training Seminar

The Global Campus of Human Rights, located in Venice Lido, offers a 5-day course on International Electoral Observers from 13 to 17 November 2023. This represents the perfect opportunity for every ...

Last update 26 Sep 2023
From the left, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Britain's Prime Minister Bor

How emergencies diminish the legislative power in favour of a strengthening of the executive and how this affects human rights

Andrea Tre holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratisation from the Global Campus of Human Rights and a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
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World Justice Project: Global Rule of Law Recession Continues

The 2022 WJP Rule of Law Index evaluates 140 countries and jurisdictions in the world. For the 5th consecutive year, Rule of Law has declined in most countries.  The index is calculated by ...

Last update 8 Feb 2023
Civil Society holding the line in contested times: 2022 CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report
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CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2022

The State of Civil Society Report 2022, published by CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations and activists, shows a period of immense upheaval and contestation. Russia's war of ...

Last update 1 Feb 2023
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and presidential candidate for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Kenya Kwanza political coalition reacts after being declared the winner of Kenya's presidential election at the IEBC National Tallying Centre at

Kenya, heralding a new era?

Giuseppe Caramazza, senior lecturer di Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 2022 ...

Last update 30 Jan 2023
Protestors at the March of Peace and Independence in Minsk, Belarus
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Human Rights Council: Belarus ‘engulfed in fear’

Anaïs Marin, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Belarus, presented her annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, pointing to Government policies that have ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
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CoE: Updated thematic factsheet on freedom of religion

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Execution Department) has published an updated thematic factsheet on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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The Global Campus Annual Report 2021

The Global Campus published the Annual Report 2021, which provides insights on its activities, achievements and contributions to empowering current and future human rights defenders as well as ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
2022 World Forum for democracy by the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: call for initiatives for the 10th World Forum for Democracy (November 2022)

Under the title “Democracy: A new hope?” The 10th World Forum for Democracy organised by the Council of Europe, launched a call for initiatives inviting NGOs, think tanks, as well ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines addressing the risks of digital political campaigning

The Council of Europe issued a set of guidelines to address new challenges that come along with the dynamic development of innovative digital political communication techniques. According to the ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
Cover of the report Freedom on the Net 2021 by Freedom House
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Freedom House: report Freedom on the Net 2021

The new report by Freedom House, Freedom on the Net 2021, has now been published. In its key findings, the report underlines that global internet freedom declined for the 11th consecutive year. A ...

Last update 17 Jan 2022
International Day of Democracy
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United Nations: International Day of Democracy

The United Nations on November 8 in 2007, by adopting Resolution 62/7, established democratic world order in international pursuits. From then on, September 15 began to be observed as the ...

Last update 15 Sep 2021
2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes
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2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes

The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) annual conference was held this year by Maastricht University under the topic of “Human Rights Strategy”. The Conference hosted two-day ...

Last update 13 Sep 2021