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[Events and Updates]

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
[Events and Updates]

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
[Events and Updates]

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
[Events and Updates]

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
[Events and Updates]

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.
[Events and Updates]

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
[Institutional Contents]

Presentation of the Guidelines on International Protection and Violence against Women

Thursday the 24th of September 2020, at 10:00 AM, the event will be live streaming on the Facebook pages of @centrodirittiumani @CentroAntiviolenzaPadova.e.Provincia Presentation of the ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021
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
30° anniversario della Convenzione internazionale sui diritti dell’infanzia e dell’adolescenza, 6 settembre 2019, Università di Padova
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1989-2019: 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

On 20th November 2019, on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padova ...

Last update 16 Dec 2019
Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Preventive Mechanisms in the Struggle against Torture: monitoring Places of Deprivation of Liberty to prevent Human Rights Violations

Sofia Antonelli, holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She recently got another master’s degree in Prison Law and Constitution ...

Last update 10 Jan 2020