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Cover of the report Freedom on the Net 2021 by Freedom House
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Freedom House: report Freedom on the Net 2021

The new report by Freedom House, Freedom on the Net 2021, has now been published. In its key findings, the report underlines that global internet freedom declined for the 11th consecutive year. A ...

Last update 17 Jan 2022
Refugees and migrants crossing Macedonia.
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World Migration Report 2022

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been producing world migration reports since 2000. Due to the complex nature of global migration, it is difficult to understand and regulate ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
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Council of Europe 2020 North-South Prize Award Ceremony: focus on right to life and climate change

On December 9 2021, the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe was awarded to two institutions working respectively to protect the right to life and to combat climate change. The ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
IOM - International Migrants Day: 18 December
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International Migrants Day: 18 December

Today, more people than ever live in a country other than the one in which they were born. While many individuals migrate voluntarily, other movements are the result of climate disasters, economic ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
Human Rights Day, 2021 Theme: EQUALITY - Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights
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10 December: Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is celebrated each year on December 10, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. This year's theme is "Equality ...

Last update 13 Dec 2021
Padova Model UPR 2021 - Secretariat pic 1
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Padova Model UPR 2021 successfully concluded

The 4th edition of the Padova Model UPR, held from 23 to 26 November 2021, came to its conclusion. The event was organised by an international team of students and former delegates, with the support ...

Last update 2 Dec 2021
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OHCHR: New training materials on Human Rights Protection at International Borders

On 25th October, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights launched a new Trainer’s Guide on Human Rights at International Borders. The guideline has been a product of collaboration ...

Last update 15 Nov 2021
Drawing of man whose shadow is a scale
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EU Agency For Fundamental Rights: new Report on legal aid for migrants in return proceedings

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a new report entitled “Legal aid for returnees deprived of liberty”. The report highlights that effective access to competent legal ...

Last update 15 Nov 2021
Flyer of the Global Education Week 2021
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The Global Education Week 2021 (15-21 November) of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

From 15 to 21 November 2021, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe will launch the new edition of the Global Education Week, which is held every year during the third week of November. It ...

Last update 15 Nov 2021
EU Fundamental Rights Agency Human Rights Cities
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How to become a Human Rights City: a new Framework of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

At the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 held on 11 and October, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and representatives of several European cities presented a new Framework for Human ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
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Social Charter 60th anniversary: the Social Constitution of Europe

Last 18th October, the European Social Charter celebrated its 60th year of activity as the cornerstone of European economic and social fundamental rights. The anniversary has been observed with a ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
Flyer for the 76th anniversary of UN day
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24 October: United Nations Day

The United Nations Day will be celebrated on the 24th of October, an important occasion to honour its foundation in 1945. On this day, the international community will remember and reaffirm the core ...

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 image represents two hands holding a little globe, indicating the importance of protecting our world and the environment.
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Human rights and environment: the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Autumn Session 2021 (27-30 September 2021) of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly dedicated particular attention to the right to a healthy environment. Given the importance of the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people
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Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights has published a new thematic factsheet on cases related to the rights of LGBTI (lesbian, ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021