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A girl playing guitar and singing
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October 10th: World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day occurs on 10 October each year; it was established by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) in 1992 and is recognised by the World Health Organisation. It aims to ...

Last update 10 Oct 2022
Progress on WASH in health care facilities 2000-2021: Special focus on WASH and infection prevention and control (IPC): WHO/UNICEF JOINT MONITORING PROGRAMME FOR WATER SUPPLY, SANITATION AND HYGIENE
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WHO - UNICEF: Half of health facilities globally lack basic sanitation, new estimate about global hygiene

According to the latest report of the Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) of WHO and UNICEF, half of the world's health facilities lack basic sanitation with soap and water. Approximately 3.85 billion ...

Last update 14 Sep 2022
A nine-year-old girl, who is HIV-positive, paints at a UNICEF-supported day care centre which provides psychosocial care in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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UNAIDS, UNICEF, WHO: new global alliance to end AIDS in children by 2030

The 24th International AIDS Conference (29 July - 2 August 2022), held in Montréal, Canada, witnessed the formation of a new global alliance to prevent new HIV infections and ensure that all ...

Last update 12 Sep 2022
Russian occupiers destroy hospitals in Ukrainian cities
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WHO is gathering evidence for a possible war crimes investigation into attacks by Russia in Ukraine

“Intentional attacks on healthcare facilities are a violation of international humanitarian law and represent war crimes in any situation,” declared Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO Emergencies ...

Last update 18 May 2022
Climate Justice Peace
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Africa Europe Foundation: Talking Africa-Europe High-level dialogues ahead of 6th AU-EU Summit

The Africa-Europe Foundation (AEF) will host three high-level debates around key issues at the centre of the cross-continental partnership. The debates will be held ahead of the The 6th AU-EU ...

Last update 20 Jan 2022
Wearing a full protective suit, a doctor leads a group of volunteer medical professionals attending to COVID-19 patients and persons under investigation at a community hospital in the Philippines.
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United Nations International Day of Epidemic Preparedness, 27 December

With Resolution A/RES/75/27 of 7 December 2020, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 27 December as the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. As proven by the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
Haiti: humanitarian response must respect human rights
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United Nations: humanitarian aid in Haiti must respect Human Rights

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that under the leadership of the Government, national and international humanitarian partners are scaling up ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
Little kid collecting e-trash from the floor while framed by an old computer screen
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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
Banner written: "covid-19 vaccination check-in"
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Coronavirus pandemic in the EU - Fundamental Rights implications: Vaccine rollout and equality of access in the EU

On the 16th of June, FRA published the seventh FRA Bulletin on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects fundamental rights. Focusing on equal access to vaccines, it highlights the situation in the 27 EU ...

Last update 17 Jun 2021
Quarto Indice regionale sul maltrattamento all’infanzia immagine
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Regional Index of child maltreatment in Italy 2021

Cesvi Foundation has presented its 4th Regional Index on Child Maltreatment in Italy with a specific focus on COVID-19 and mental health. The report evaluates the vulnerability of children to ...

Last update 20 May 2021
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United Nations: Ageism is a global challenge

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the United Nations Office for Human Rights ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
[Publications]

Peace Human Rights Governance (VOL. 2, NO. 3 November, 2018)

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Rivista Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG)

Last update 26 Feb 2021
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The disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the LGBTI population

Viviana Pes 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’s thesis discussed in November ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021
Right to a Better World, report 2020
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"Right to a Better World" - a documentary video series by the United Nations

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, in cooperation with the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH), the World Health Organization (WHO) and HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World ...

Last update 27 Nov 2020
World Human Rights Cities Forum
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World Human Rights Cities Forum: from 7 to 10 October 2020

The 10th edition of the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) will take place from Wednesday 7 to Saturday 10 of October in Gwangju (South Korea) in a hybrid ...

Last update 13 Oct 2020