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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): Criminal detention conditions database updated

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its updated online criminal detention database. For the first time, it covers detention conditions of women and prison food. ...

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
IOM staff and local authorities discuss the needs of internally displaced persons in front of a damaged school in Zhytomyr centre.
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International Organization for Migration (IOM): Needs Growing for Over 8 Million Internally Displaced in Ukraine

The official number of people internally displaced by the war in Ukraine has surpassed the 8 million mark, according to the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) latest ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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GRETA: new guidance on addressing the risks of human trafficking

Council of Europe anti-trafficking body GRETA has issued a Guidance Note on addressing the risks of trafficking in human beings related to the war in Ukraine and the ensuing humanitarian crisis. It ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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First Barnahus for child victims of sexual abuse launched in Slovenia

The first Barnahus (Children’s House) of Slovenia for child victims of sexual abuse has been launched in Ljubljana. The action is supported by the EU Reform – Council of Europe joint ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Gagik Mkrtchyan in his home in southern Armenia
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Amnesty International: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict caused decades of misery for older people.

The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory has caused decades of misery for older people, Amnesty International said in two new reports published ...

Last update 18 May 2022
The image shows 5 young people talking and discussing
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FRA: Fundamental Rights Dialogue in Paris, 7 May 2022

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is organising the fourth Fundamental Rights Dialogue, which will take place on 7 May 2022, from 11:00 to 12:30 in Paris and will be live-streamed. The ...

Last update 11 May 2022
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Human rights cities in the European Union - practical guide for local authorities

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has issued a guide “Human rights cities in the European Union” to support local authorities in making human rights part of ...

Last update 4 May 2022
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UNODC: Human trafficking in Ukraine

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published research on key evidence on risks of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants during the conflict, with a particular focus on the ...

Last update 26 Apr 2022
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FRA welcomes its renewed regulation

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) accepts the amendment of its founding Regulation, adopted by the Council of the European Union on April 5, 2022, following the European ...

Last update 20 Apr 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
Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine
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Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine

In relation to the International Roma Day (8th of April), many officials point out the situation of the Roma minority in the context of current Russia’s aggression on Ukraine and call for ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
The Polish-Ukrainian border in Dorohusk-Jagodzin
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FRA: Key fundamental rights risks at the EU-Ukraine borders

On 23 March European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a short report on the situation at the EU-Ukraine borders: ‘EU-Ukrainian border check points: First field ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines
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Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines

On 17 March 2022, the Council of Europe adopted a Recommendation on promoting a favourable environment for quality journalism in the digital age (CM/Rec(2022)4). The CoE called upon its ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
UN General Assembly resolution against Ukraine invasion
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UN Bodies Resolutions on Situation of human rights in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression

Following all the voices condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine also UN Bodies do not remain silent. Even though the Security Council failed to adopt a draft resolution on ending the Ukraine ...

Last update 15 Mar 2022