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A sea rescue by the Sea-Watch team
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FRA: Migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean updated

Since January, on average 5 people have died per day crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. On World Refugee Day 2022, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) underlined the struggles ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
It is estimated that 160 million children were engaged in child labour globally at the beginning of 2020.
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International Organization for Migration (IOM): Expanding Evidence Base on Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) join forces to host a global conference showcasing new ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): Criminal detention conditions database updated

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its updated online criminal detention database. For the first time, it covers detention conditions of women and prison food. ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
Displaced families in Kiwandja, Rutshuru territory in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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UNICEF: A record 37 million children displaced worldwide

Conflict, violence and other crises left a record 36.5 million children displaced from their homes by the end of last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates – the highest number ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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UN Human Rights Annual Report 2021: Global upheaval deepened inequalities

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has issued its annual report. The Human Rights Report 2021 presents the highlights of UN Human Rights activity in 2021, including ...

Last update 25 Jun 2022
New ILO database highlights labour market challenges of persons with disabilities
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New ILO database highlights labour market challenges of persons with disabilities

There are an estimated 1 billion persons with disabilities around the world or 15% of the global population. Most of them are of working age. New labour market indicators are now available on ...

Last update 25 Jun 2022
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SR on Climate Change – NHRIs Roundtable Consultation, registration deadline 21 June

The UN Special Rapporteur on Climate Change, in partnership with The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), is inviting National Human Rights Institutions to a roundtable ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
Banner with the words "Execute justice not people"
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Amnesty International Global Report: Death sentences and executions 2021

According to the newly published Global Report on death sentences and executions 2021 of Amnesty International, at least 579 executions were known to have been carried out across 18 countries last ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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The Global Campus Annual Report 2021

The Global Campus published the Annual Report 2021, which provides insights on its activities, achievements and contributions to empowering current and future human rights defenders as well as ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
The Separation Wall in the occupied Palestinian Territory and behind it an Israeli settlements
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Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel: First report released

The continued occupation by Israel of Palestinian territory and discrimination against Palestinians are the key root causes of the recurrent tensions, instability and protraction of conflict in the ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines to combat hate speech

The Council of Europe has issued a set of guidelines to its 46 member states aimed at preventing and combating online and offline hate speech. In a Recommendation adopted during its annual session ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
30th Anniversary pf the UN Declaration on minority rights
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United Nations: 30th Anniversary of the Declaration on minority rights

30 years ago, on 18 December 1992, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Declaration of the rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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UNESCO and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights organized a session on the right to freedom of expression

UNESCO and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, have organized a high-level panel discussion with Presidents and Chief Justices of Regional Human Rights Courts on freedom of expression and the ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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Making an impact at the city level - 25 May 2022

May 25th, from 18.00 to 19.30 CEST Making an impact at the city level The first webinar of this series focuses on graduates working at the local level, be it the municipal or district ...

Last update 24 May 2022
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Working for the Philanthropy with a Human Rights Degree - 1 June 2022

1 June 2022 from 19.00 to 20:30 CEST Working for the Philanthropy with a Human Rights Degree The second webinar of this series focuses on human rights graduates working in the philanthropic ...

Last update 24 May 2022