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[Events and Updates]

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
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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2018: applications now open

Applications for the Venice Academy of Human Rights Summer School, which will be held from the 2nd-7th July 2018 are open. This year the focus will be on “Migration, Mobility and Diversity: ...

Last update 30 Mar 2018
A group of sudanese refugees at Iridimi Camp in Chad, 2004
[Events and Updates]

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
Council of Europe, Flags of the 47 member states
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Council of Europe: Human Rights Commissioner seeks clarifications over Italy’s maritime operations in Libyan territorial waters

In a letter addressed to Mr Marco Minniti, Minister of Interior of Italy, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights requests information with regard to Italy’s maritime operations in ...

Last update 18 Oct 2017
Mass Migration and Human rights, frontpage
[Events and Updates]

MOOC: Mass Migration and Human Rights – Legal and ethical dilemmas

The launch of the collaborative Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) MOOC "Mass Migration and Human Rights – Legal and ethical dilemmas", led by the Norwegian Centre for Human ...

Last update 20 Sep 2017
Logo of the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
[Events and Updates]

OHCHR: Italy-EU search and rescue code could increase Mediterranean deaths

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard, has sought clarification from the European Union, Italian authorities and Libyan ...

Last update 23 Aug 2017
View of participants at the meeting with Public tutor for minors of Region of Veneto, Aula Magna off the Bo palace, University of Padua, 21 june 2010
[Events and Updates]

Law 47/2017: Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Region of Veneto Ombudsperson for the Rights of the Person and the President of the Juvenile Court of Venice

The Region of Veneto Ombudsperson for the Rights of the Person, Dr. Mirella Gallinaro, and the President of the Juvenile Court of Venice, Dr. Maria Teresa Rossi, have signed a Memorandum of ...

Last update 12 Aug 2017
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[Events and Updates]

EUR-OPA/IOM: a new study says the inclusion of migrants in initiatives can contribute to preventing, preparing for and responding to disasters in Europe

The Council of Europe’s EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement and the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) published on 19th of July 2017 a joint study on the benefits of ...

Last update 12 Aug 2017
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[Events and Updates]

International Organization for Migration: Report published on Arrivals of Sexually Exploited Migrants

On the 20th July 2017, the International Organization for Migration published its new report on the rise of young and vulnerable migrants, at risk of becoming human trafficking victims, ...

Last update 26 Jul 2017
House of Representatives
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Italian Chamber of Deputies: Law approved for the protection of unaccompanied foreign minors

On the 29th March, 2017 the draft bill C 1659-B for the “regulation regarding the protection of unaccompanied foreign minors” was approved in the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian ...

Last update 28 Apr 2017
The circular-shaped hall in which the United Nations General Assembly gathers.
[Events and Updates]

United Nations General Assembly: Application for special accreditation to preparatory process for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - NGOs, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and private sector

In accordance with United Nations General Assembly resolution 71/1, the "New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants," a preparatory process will soon begin for the intergovernmental negotiations ...

Last update 23 Apr 2017
UNHCR staff receive survivors at the dock of the Sicilian port of Messina, Sicily
[Events and Updates]

Council of Europe: report published on situation of asylum-seekers and migrants reception and child-protection system in Italy

On the 8th March 2017, a report was published by the Council of Europe Secretary General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees, Ambassador Tomáš Boček, ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
UNHCR staff receive survivors at the dock of the Sicilian port of Messina, Sicily
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UNHCR lauds Europe’s rescue efforts in Mediterranean Sea

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has praised the rescue of around 1,500 people by the Italian Coast Guard in coordination with Frontex, the European Border and Coastguard Agency, from boats struggling ...

Last update 31 Jan 2017
Some European Court of Human Rights judges in session
[Events and Updates]

European Court of Human Rights: the Grand Chamber has partly confirmed Italy’s condemnation in the case of Khlaifia

With a sentence issued on 15 December 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has partly confirmed Italy’s condemnation in the case of Khlaifia, concerning the ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
[Publications]

Attività criminali forzate e scenari della tratta di persone nel quadro degli attuali fenomeni migratori

Paola Degani, Claudia Pividori (2016)

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Last update 30 Nov 2016