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Cover photo: A protester released from prison after three weeks of detention is reunited with her mother in Yangon, Myanmar, March 24, 2021. The three-finger salute, adapted from “The Hunger Games,” is a widely used sign of civil disobedience.
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World report 2022: Annual Review of global Human Rights

The Human Rights Watch has issued its 32nd annual review of global human rights trends - World Report 2022, which covered human rights developments and concerns in over 100 countries. In his ...

Last update 2 Mar 2022
The image shows the shadow of a girl behind a tent
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GREVIO, General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women

On 24 November 2021, the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its General Recommendation No.1 on the digital ...

Last update 13 Dec 2021
Picture of Irene Fellin, new NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security
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Irene Fellin from Italy is the new NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

In November 2021, Irene Fellin succeeded Clare Hutchinson as the new NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security. Ms. Fellin is an Italian national, with more ...

Last update 2 Dec 2021
The photo shows the former president of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the new President from Italy, Di Maio.
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Council of Europe: Italy takes over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

On the 17th of November 2021, during a meeting of the representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe (CoE), Italy took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers from ...

Last update 2 Dec 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
The picture shows the components of the UN working group on business and human rights
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Italy: UN Working Group to assess impact of business operations on human rights and the environment

From 27 September to 6 October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will undertake its first official country visit to Italy to assess Italian efforts to identify, prevent and address ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Quarto Indice regionale sul maltrattamento all’infanzia immagine
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Regional Index of child maltreatment in Italy 2021

Cesvi Foundation has presented its 4th Regional Index on Child Maltreatment in Italy with a specific focus on COVID-19 and mental health. The report evaluates the vulnerability of children to ...

Last update 20 May 2021
World Press Freedom Day 2021
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World Press Freedom Day, 3 May

World Press Freedom Day, celebrated on May 3, was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO's General Conference. 3 May acts as a reminder to ...

Last update 3 May 2021
Presumption of innocence - FRA
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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA): published a report on "Presumption of innocence and related rights – Professional perspectives"

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a report entitled “Presumption of innocence and related rights – Professional perspectives”.  The research ...

Last update 23 Apr 2021
Prison cell
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SPACE Report: Europe’s imprisonment rate continues to fall

The Council of Europe has published the Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations for 2020, also known as the SPACE statistics report. The report gives an overview of the 2020 criminal ...

Last update 19 Apr 2021
Cortile Antico, Palazzo Bo, Università di Padova
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University of Padua: inauguration of the 799th academic year with the keynote speech of the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace

The inauguration of the 799th academic year of the University of Padua will take place in the Aula Magna "Galileo Galilei" at Palazzo Bo on Friday, April 16 at 3pm. Program Greeting by the ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
GRETA 10th annual report
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GRETA Annual report: COVID-19 is worsening human trafficking

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published its 10th Annual General Report. The report provides a detailed account of ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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
Manuale sul diritto europeo in materia di asilo, frontiere e immigrazione
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FRA published the Italian asylum and migration handbook

At the event held by the Italian Academy of Law and Migration, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presented the Italian version of the handbook on European law relating to ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021
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Bachelet updates Human Rights Council on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries

On the 46th session of the Human Rights Council, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, made a statement on recent human rights issues in more than 50 countries. Ms. ...

Last update 15 Mar 2021