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Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World
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UN Human Development Report 2021-22: “Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Transforming World”

The United Nations Human Development Report (HDR) 2021/22, titled 'Uncertain Times, Unsettled Lives: Shaping our Future in a Trasforming World' highlights that in 90 percent of countries, human ...

Last update 7 Oct 2022
people’s sense of security is at a low
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UNDP 2022 special report: a growing sense of insecurity among people despite years of development growth

The UNDP 2022 Special report on human security shows that people’s sense of safety and security is at a low in almost every country, including the richest countries, despite years of upwards ...

Last update 31 May 2022
Stilt houses to help cope with floods in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Climate change, human rights and microfinance: lessons learned from the Pacific Islands

Michela Lo Castro 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 her master thesis ...

Last update 4 Apr 2021
Report ASviS 2020 - cover
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ASviS 2020 report - Italy and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2020 Report of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) analyses the progress of Italy with respect to the implementation of the 17 Goals of the 2030 Agenda. The report also ...

Last update 5 Nov 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

The Transformative Potential of Early Childhood Development (ECD): a Focus on the Italian Situation

Maria Periti holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently working in the Fund-raising department of Medici con ...

Last update 4 Oct 2019
A fire burns in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil
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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
The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

The United Nations have published "The Lazy person's guide to saving the world", a list of super easy things that every person, even the laziest one, can adopt into their routines in order to make ...

Last update 3 Jul 2019
People at the marketplace of Lolachat in Uganda

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
National banners of the Member States of the UNO (United Nations Organization) outside the UN Headquarters.
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OECD: Italy in the top five for foreign aid to developing countries

The Development Co-operation Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the end of 2016 has published a final report about the final statistics on resource ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
Foundation Cultura de paz - logo
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Disarm for development: a new appeal from foundation Cultura de paz

On 4 July 2016 the Madrid-based foundation Cultura de paz launched the “Disarm for development” appeal, in line with the “Disarmament for development” initiative conducted by ...

Last update 29 Nov 2016
Professor  Roberto De Vogli giving the pennant of the University of Padua to Susan George
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): dangerous to our health? University of Padova, May 4, 2016

Susan George, American and French political and social scientist, activist and writer on global social justice, Third World poverty, underdevelopment and debt. President of the Transnational ...

Last update 6 May 2016
Farmers work the rice fields in Palung, Nepal
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Winter School: "Microfinance in Action"

The project "Microfinance in Action", a Winter School that will take place in Nepal from September 26 to 10 October 2015, has been selected and founded by the Veneto Region (Italy) and the Human ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
congolese child whom carries a basket full of tuber
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Coopi (Italian Cooperation): Photographic Exhibition “Feeding Congo”, Padua, 10-17 May 2015.

On 10 May, 12.30 a.m in Caffè Pedrocchi, Coopi (Italian Cooperation) opened the photographic exhibition “Feeding Congo”, together with the photographer Marco Palombe and the ...

Last update 12 May 2015
Logo of Cooperazione Italiana allo Sviluppo
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Italy: The National Council for development cooperation has been established

The Ministerial Decree dated 28 November 2014 of the Minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation, published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic No. 286 of 10 December ...

Last update 9 Jan 2015