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GRECO's logo, The Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: GRECO’s report on the prevention of corruption among members of Parliament, judges and prosecutors in Italy has been published

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published a report which concludes that Italy has made progress to prevent corruption in respect of the judiciary, but ...

Last update 17 Jan 2019
Maria-Francesca Spatolisano, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs
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United Nations: António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in the ...

Last update 9 Jan 2019
Logo of the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
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UN experts: Legal changes and climate of hatred threaten migrants’ rights in Italy

GENEVA (21 November 2018) – Italy’s proposed tightening of immigration rules will have a serious impact on migrants’ lives, and are of grave concern, UN human rights experts* said ...

Last update 22 Nov 2018
Transnational Institute, cover of the report "The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees:How the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the rights of people on the move"
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Transnational Institute: published a report on the criminalization of solidarity

The Transnational Institute has published “The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees: how the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the ...

Last update 17 Oct 2018
Padova meets Guangzhou, ceremony at Palazzo Bo to celebrate 10 years of collaboration between the University of Padova and the University of Guangzhou
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Padova meets Guangzhou, celebrating 10 years of collaboration between the two universities

On 26 September 2018, Palazzo Bo hosts an event that celebrates 10 years of collaboration between the University of Padova and the University of Guangzhou. The meeting sees the renewal of the ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
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Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2017

AA.VV. (2017)

Annuario italiano / Italian Yearbook

Last update 3 Mar 2021
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Annuario italiano dei diritti umani 2018

AA.VV. (2018)

Annuario italiano / Italian Yearbook

Last update 2 Mar 2021
European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, logo
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ECCHR: submitted a complaint to the European Commission against Italy claiming violation of EU law

On 28 June 2018, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), supported by 14 Syrian and international human rights organisations, submitted a complaint to the European ...

Last update 3 Aug 2018
Farnesina, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome
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International workshop “Protection of Human Rights Defenders: good practices and the role of Italy” (Rome, MFA, 18 June 2018)

The OSCE Italian Chairmanship has organized the international workshop “Protection of Human Rights Defenders: good practices and the role of Italy”, that will be held on 18 June 2018 at ...

Last update 7 Jun 2018
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Council of Europe: Italy called to take clear general measures about the migrant reception system

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), in the decision of the 15th March 2018 (CM/Del/Dec(2018)1310/H46-9), urges Italy to adopt effective general measures in the context of the ...

Last update 5 Apr 2018
A group of sudanese refugees at Iridimi Camp in Chad, 2004
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Council of Europe: the first activity report of the Special Representative on Migration and Refugees has been published

“To successfully approach the challenges of migration, there must be "a clear, principled and collective approach by the Council of Europe (CoE) that covers all areas of migration management," ...

Last update 9 Mar 2018
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European Court of Human Rights: Italian authorities failed to protect a drug-dependent victim of a child prostitution ring

On February 1, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Italy for violating articles 3 (right not to be subject to torture and inhuman or degrading treatment) and 8 (right to ...

Last update 16 Feb 2018
Cartoon of a Human Rights Defender offering an umbrella to an injured person, with an umbrella with the European stars being offered in turn to them
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Council of the Autonomous Province of Trento: motion approved on the protection of human rights defenders

On January 31, 2018, the Council of the Autonomous Province of Trento approved motion no. 638 on the theme of the protection of human rights defenders. The motion was proposed by the councilor ...

Last update 9 Feb 2018
The European Social Charter logo, three faces compose a stylized hand.
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European Social Rights Committee: the annual conclusions for 2017 reveal numerous cases of non-compliance in Italy

The European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) has published its annual conclusions for 2017 on the 33 States adhering to the European Social Charter (1961) and the revised European Social Charter ...

Last update 31 Jan 2018
The shape of a pensive and worried person behind a bar
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National Ombudsperson for Detainees: presentation of the collection of recommendations "Norms and normality"

The  National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Persons in Prison or Deprived of Liberty presents "Norms and normality" , a collection of recommendations addressed to the Prison ...

Last update 31 Jan 2018