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Children running on the playground
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Italy adopts IV National Plan for the protection of the rights and development of children and adolescents

On 10 August 2016 the Italian Council of Ministers approved the IV National action and intervention plan for the protection of the rights and development of children and adolescents, which will be ...

Last update 29 Aug 2016
People working in a building site
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Italy: online public consultation on the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights 2016-2021 open until 10 September 2016

The Italian Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU) has launched an online public consultation on the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights 2016-2021 with the aim of ...

Last update 24 Aug 2016
TEMVI Startup Conference
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Experimental Activity

The experimental activity involved putting into practice and verifying the effectiveness of the Operative Procedures that were defined during the training sessions. These procedures were ...

Last update 30 Jan 2017
House of Representatives
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Italy: the decree on the participation to international missions has been converted into law

The Italian President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella has signed the 14 July 2016 law No. 131 that converts the 16 May 2016 decree No. 67 into law. The decree ruled over the extension of the ...

Last update 12 Aug 2016
Logo Cittalia
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Italy: VI Report on the reception and sheltering of unaccompanied foreign minors in Italian municipalities

On 27 July 2016 the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI) and Foundation Cittalia presented their VI Report on the reception and sheltering of unaccompanied foreign minors in Italian ...

Last update 12 Aug 2016
Headquarters of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
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Council of Europe: the fourth opinion on the implementation of the Framework convention on national minorities in Italy was published

On 28 July 2016 the Council of Europe’s Advisory committee on the Framework convention on national minorities published its fourth opinion on the implementation of the convention in Italy. The ...

Last update 30 Jul 2016
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The Italian Data Protection Authority presents to the Italian Parliament its annual report

The Italian Data Protection Authority presented to the Italian Parliament the annual report on the activities carried out in 2015. The report underlines the importance of three main themes, namely: ...

Last update 5 Jul 2016
A session of the UN Security Council (2009), the participants seated around a circular table.
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United Nations: Italy elected as a non-permanent Member of the Security Council

On the 28th of June, the General Assembly of the United Nations elected 5 non-permanent member countries of the Security Council of the United Nations for a period of two years, starting from 1 ...

Last update 5 Jul 2016
House of Representatives
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Italy: the Parliament approves a law criminalising negationism

On 8 June 2016, the Italian Parliament approved the draft legislation n. 2874-B that modifies the 1975 legislation on the ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms ...

Last update 15 Jun 2016
Signature of the agreement between Guangzhou University Institute for Human Rights e PhD programme in Human Rights, Society and Multilevel Governance
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Signature of the memorandum between Guangzhou University Institute for Human Rights and the PhD programme Human Rights, Society and Multi-level Governance

On 27 May 2016, the Coordinator of the Joint Ph.D Programme, Giuseppe Giordan, and the Executive Director of Guangzhou University Institute for Human Rights, Songcai Yang, signed a Memorandum of ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
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Council of Europe: ECRI publishes its fifth report on Italy

The Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published its fifth report on Italy on 7 June 2016. The report identifies major improvements as well as great ...

Last update 7 Jun 2016
Polar ice viewed, which is melting, from aboard the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel, "KV Svalbard", during Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to the Polar ice rim to witness firsthand the impact of climate change on icebergs and glaciers.
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Italy ratifies a set of international environmental legal instruments

With Law No. 79, approved on 3 May 2016 and entered into force on May, 26th, Italy acceded to a number of international instruments on environmental and climatic issues was  Article ...

Last update 5 Jun 2016
A civil society representative participates in a panel discussion on the progress achieved in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's)
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Italy: reform of the non-profit sector approved

On 25 May 2016, the Italian House of Deputies approved, with 239 votes in favour against 78, a bill that mandates the cabinet to reform the non-profit sector (Delega al Governo per la ...

Last update 30 May 2016
A sign with the text "Conseil de l'Europe" in French, with the flags of some member states hanging above.
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European Committee of Social Rights: Italy condemned for lack of abortion services provided by the National Health Service

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the admissibility and the merits of the complaint Confederazione Generale Italiana del Lavoro (CGIL) v. Italy became public on 11 April ...

Last update 6 May 2016
Group shot of students and  National Civil Service volunteers  of the University of Padua in Assisi, 18 October 2014.
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A new phase of the Italian Campaign for the recognition of the Human Right to Peace begins in view of the upcoming fourth session of the UN Intergovernamental Working Group

The UN Intergovernamental Working Group, estabilished by the UN Human Rights Council with the task of preparing a UN Declaration on the human right to peace, will meet for its 4th session in Geneva, ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019