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[Events and Updates]

European Union: The program for the Fundamental Rights Forum is available online, and registration is now open!

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will organize a major human rights event that will be held in Vienna City Hall and online from the 11th to the 12th of October 2021. It will ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
Rights at risk, report 2021
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Rights at risk: the 2021 report of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights

The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) has published the Trends Report of 2021, presenting a complex picture in which different networks of actors, antagonists to human rights, are ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
International Day of Democracy
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United Nations: International Day of Democracy

The United Nations on November 8 in 2007, by adopting Resolution 62/7, established democratic world order in international pursuits. From then on, September 15 began to be observed as the ...

Last update 15 Sep 2021
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Amnesty International Report on Death Sentence and Execution

Amnesty International's Report on the Death Penalty and Execution in 2020 shows how, despite the unprecedented challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, some states have relentlessly pursued ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes
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2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes

The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) annual conference was held this year by Maastricht University under the topic of “Human Rights Strategy”. The Conference hosted two-day ...

Last update 13 Sep 2021
Amnesty International Report 2020/21
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Amnesty International Report 2020/21

Amnesty International published the Report for the year 2020/21, which documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020 and provides global and regional analysis. It presents ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
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United Nations: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 65/209, designated International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on the 30th of August every year and the day was declared for the ...

Last update 26 Aug 2021
The city of venice
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Global Campus of Human Rights: Venice School for Human Rights Defenders from 16 to 23 of October

Human rights defenders play an essential role in the realisation of rights and the promotion of equality. Not only do they fight for human rights in situations of oppression and abuse, but they also ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
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The protests in Iran, Khuzestan over water shortages

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on the Iranian authorities to concentrate on taking urgent action to address the chronic water shortage in the province ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
Marcia PerugiAssisi della pace e della fraternità 2021
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The University of Padova will take part in the Perugia-Assisi March for peace 2021

The Perugia-Assisi March for peace and fraternity will take place on the 10th of October 2021, having as its theme the culture of care as a symbol of peace, in the spirit of Don Milani's motto "I ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021
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World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021, July 30, “Victims’ Voices Lead the Way”

In 2013, the General Assembly adopted a Resolution designating July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. This year’s theme for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons ...

Last update 29 Jul 2021
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[Institutional Contents]

Call for papers

Within the Conference's challenging conceptual and empirical framework, the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies,  the Human Rights Centre “Antonio ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
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Concept Note of the Conference

This international conference aims to critically address the causes, challenges, and responses to the ongoing “value crisis” in the European space, primarily represented by trends of ...

Last update 28 Jul 2021
hate crime FRA
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FRA: Report hate crime, support victims

FRA’s latest report ‘Encouraging hate crime reporting: the role of law enforcement and other authorities’ highlights the gaps in hate crime reporting across the EU. FRA calls on EU ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021
Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property
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United Nations: Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary presented a report to the Human Rights Council, stating that an approach which engages ...

Last update 15 Jul 2021