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Model UPR Handbook

Paolo De Stefani, Ling Han (2021)

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Last update 26 Oct 2021
The image shows a man planting trees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help fight climate change.
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UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised for the first time that having a clean, healthy and sustainable ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
The picture shows the components of the UN working group on business and human rights
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Italy: UN Working Group to assess impact of business operations on human rights and the environment

From 27 September to 6 October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will undertake its first official country visit to Italy to assess Italian efforts to identify, prevent and address ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
online event: no justice no peace
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ISHR online event: "No Justice, No Peace"

The International Service for Human Rights organized an online event on 7 July 2021 at 4:00 pm CEST titled "No justice, No Peace", on the UN's role in enhancing accountability for police violence ...

Last update 7 Jul 2021
Michelle Bachelet (on screen), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, addresses the 30th Special Session of the Human Rights Council on the “Grave Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem”, at Palais des Natio
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Human Rights Council Establishes International Commission of Inquiry to Investigate Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel

On 27 May 2021, the Human Rights Council (HRC) established an international commission of inquiry to investigate violations leading up to and since 13 April 2021and all underlying root causes of ...

Last update 3 Jun 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
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Human Rights Council: building better policies will break the cycles of poverty and inequality

During the Human Rights Council Social Forum, held on 8 and 9 October in Geneva, the world leaders gathered together in order to discuss the “Good Practices, Success Stories, Lessons Learned ...

Last update 9 Nov 2020
Ban Ki-Moon in the Conference Room of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. In the photo, Ban Ki-Moon talks at the podium to the left of the council table, while his image is projected onto the two large screens behind him.
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United Nations: Human Rights Council opens forty-fifth regular session

The UN Human Rights Council opened its forty-fifth regular session on 14 September 2020, hearing a global human rights update from Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human ...

Last update 24 Sep 2020
Michelle Bachelet, appointed as seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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United Nations: Michelle Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people's rights.

During the 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - made her global human rights update, highlighting that “human rights ...

Last update 16 Sep 2020
Human Rights Council - UN
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Human Rights Council: The Ambassador Cornado’s intervention on COVID-19 impact in Italy

On the first day of the 44th Human Rights Council session, the Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado (Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva) made a statement during the ...

Last update 20 Jul 2020
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
Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace
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Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace, Geneva, 20 September 2019

The Pope John XXIII Community Association (APG23) and the Republic of San Marino organize, during the 42nd ordinary session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (9-27 September 2019), the ...

Last update 18 Sep 2019
MA  in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019
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Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva, A.Y. 2018/2019

Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019  

Last update 4 Jun 2020
A session of the Model UPR 2018, at the University of Padova, Dec. 6-7, 2018
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Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Padova, 1° edition, December 2018

On the 6th and 7th of December 2018, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova have hosted the first Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal ...

Last update 20 May 2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans
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United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to fine migrant rescuers

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or ...

Last update 28 May 2019