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Little kid collecting e-trash from the floor while framed by an old computer screen
[Events and Updates]

First WHO report on e-waste and child health

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the first report on e-waste and child health. WHO suggests that more effective and binding action is required to protect millions of children, ...

Last update 23 Jun 2021
Human rights and the environment
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Human rights and the environment: New online course for legal professionals

The Council of Europe’s HELP programme (Human rights Education for Legal Professionals) has launched a new online course on the environment and human rights. The six-hour course, which is ...

Last update 10 May 2021
The first UNEP synthesis report is titled: Making Peace with Nature
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Making Peace With Nature

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued its first synthesis report, “Making Peace With Nature: A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021
John P. Pace The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise'
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John P. Pace: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise' (Oxford University Press)

John P. Pace, former Secretary to the Commission on Human Rights and Coordinator of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, published a book providing a comprehensive account of the United ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021
UN Global Compact strategy
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New UN Global Compact strategy 2021-2023

The UN Global Compact Board has approved the UN Global Compact Strategy 2021–2023. The three-year strategic plan is directed at accelerating and scaling the global collective impact of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
[Events and Updates]

United Nations: Adaptation Gap Report 2020

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued a new report which highlighted the adaptation gap in the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement, adopted by 196 ...

Last update 21 Jan 2021
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the November issue is out

The last issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has been released (PHRG 4(3), November 2020). The issue ...

Last update 5 Dec 2020
Defending tomorrow. Report. Logo
[Events and Updates]

Global Witness Annual Report on Land and Environmental Defenders: attacks are on the rise

In July 2020, Global Witness published an Annual Report on Land and Environmental Defenders. The report, entitled Defending Tomorrow, contains information regarding the situation around ...

Last update 12 Aug 2020
Panoramic view of Lake Charvak, a huge artificial reservoir created by erecting a stone dam on the Chirchiq River - 
Uzbekistan, Mountain, Tourist, Nature, Camping
[Files]

Selected Problems of Implementation of the Espoo Convention: On the Example of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Ekaterina Molodtsova holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her Master thesis, discussed in March ...

Last update 4 Aug 2020
A fire burns in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil
[Events and Updates]

Bachelet to the Human Rights Council on climate emergency: “The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, opened the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9-27 September) with a speech focused on the relations between climate ...

Last update 20 Sep 2019
People at the marketplace of Lolachat in Uganda
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Think Globally, Act Locally: Building Rural Climate Resilience in Karamoja, Uganda

Sati Elífcan Özbek , holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Field with tractors
[Files]

Land grabbing: what does it truly mean?

Ludovica Dal Molin, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently working in an organization that deals with the integration ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Sign in which is written "Water is a human rights".
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Human Rights, Water and Development: what role for the United Nations?

Fabiana Adamo, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer in Tunisia for CEFA ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
African woman in the countryside with goats.
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Towards a climate migration governance: the new challenge of the 21st century

Silvia Girardi holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer in Tanzania. This In Focus ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Summer school Normativity and Reality of Human Rights, Padova, July 8-14, 2018
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Summer School 2018

Summer school, Padova, July 8-14, 2018   The first edition of the summer school on “Normativity and Reality of Human Rights” critically addresses the interplay between norms ...

Last update 3 Apr 2019