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The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in a meeting
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Implementing ECHR judgments: Progress in 2020 despite COVID, but further efforts needed

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers has presented its 14th Annual Report entitled “Supervision of the execution of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the March 2021 issue is out

The first issue of 2021 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has been released (PHRG 5(1), March 2021). The issue ...

Last update 1 Apr 2021
Protection International Online course May 2021
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Online Course “Security and Protection Management for Human Rights Defenders and Social Organisations”

Protection International will be running the new edition of its online course “Security and Protection Management for Human Rights Defenders and Social Organisations” from 10 May to 30 ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021
Front Line Defenders, Global analysis 2020
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Front Line Defenders Global Analysis 2020

Front Line Defenders has published a global analysis on human rights defenders (HRDs) in 2020, which analyses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights and HRDs. The report finds that ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
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UN experts: EU must close the legal gap to protect children from sexual abuse online

The UN experts urge swift action by the European Union to reach agreement on temporary legislation to allow for the continued use of technological tools to tackle online child sexual abuse. Mama ...

Last update 16 Feb 2021
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Protests in Russia erupt after the detention of Alexey Navalny

On January 17, Alexey Navalny, the key opposition figure in Russia, was arrested at the Sheremetyevo airport of Moscow when re-entering his country after having received medical treatments in ...

Last update 16 Feb 2021
2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour
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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, with the aim of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
HRW 2021 report foto
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Human Rights Watch: World Report 2021

Human Rights Watch has issued its 31st annual world report, dedicated to the development in human rights practices and trends around the globe in 2020. The report includes overviews of the ...

Last update 15 Jan 2021
Artificial intelligence and big data
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FRA report: Getting the future right – Artificial intelligence and fundamental rights

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) recently published a new report on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on fundamental rights. The report is a part of FRA’s project on ...

Last update 7 Jan 2021
Berkeley Protocol
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Berkeley Protocol gives guidance on using public digital info to fight for human rights

With the advance of technology, many new ways to harness these tools to protect and advance human rights are being developed. The latest of these tools is the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open ...

Last update 10 Dec 2020
Protests in Belarus 2020
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UN experts condemn threats against women human rights defenders in Belarus

Independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council criticised Belarus for persecuting women human rights defenders in the context of the mass protests taking place in the country since ...

Last update 14 Nov 2020
Elena Pagliarini, Cremona nurse, portrayed exhausted and asleep in a photo that has become an icon

Italian bodies

Authority for Communications Guarantees(AGCOM) Report on online disinformation: Special issue on coronavirus coronavirus N.2 (italian), 28 April 2020.  Report on online disinformation: ...

Last update 30 Nov 2020
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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
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FRA: new report on Business and Human Rights - access to remedy

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) just published a new comparative report that looks at the realities victims face when they seek redress for business-related human rights abuses. ...

Last update 13 Oct 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