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Mariana Katzarova began work as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation on 1 May 2023, following her appointment by the Human Rights Council.
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United Nations: new Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation

Mariana Katzarova, appointed by the Human Rights Council as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation, delivered important declarations on the human ...

Last update 18 Jan 2024
Annual report for the year 2021 on the condition of human rights defenders worldwide: "Human Rights Defenders - Inspiring Hope, Shaping a Fairer Future".
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ISHR Annual Report: "Human Rights Defenders - Inspiring Hope, Shaping a Fairer Future"

The NGO "International Service for Human Rights" (ISHR) published its annual report for the year 2021 on the condition of human rights defenders worldwide: "Human Rights Defenders - Inspiring Hope, ...

Last update 14 Sep 2022
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Ph.D Cycle 34: "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance", student’s thesis defense

Today, on July 13th 2022, our students from the Cycle 34 of the Ph.D programme defended their doctoral theses for the issue of the title “Dottore di ricerca - International Doctorate in Human ...

Last update 20 Jul 2022
Protestors at the March of Peace and Independence in Minsk, Belarus
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Human Rights Council: Belarus ‘engulfed in fear’

Anaïs Marin, Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Belarus, presented her annual report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, pointing to Government policies that have ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
On a black background there's the sentence "I am no longer accepting things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept."
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Creating your own NGO - 15 June 2022

15 June 2022 from 18.00 to 19:30 CEST The fourth webinar of this series focuses on graduates who decided to create their own NGOs or initiatives. What motivated them to make the leap and create an ...

Last update 9 Jun 2022
FRA - Pandemic exacerbates challenges civil society faces
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FRA’s report: Protecting civic space in the EU

Civil society organisations across the EU provide services, engage in communities, raise awareness, advocate on behalf of others and hold authorities to account. But they face threats, attacks, ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Social inclusion and volunteering
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Integrating Volunteering or Volunteering for Integration? How Volunteerism Can Help the Social Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees in Europe

Arina Tikhomirova holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her Master Thesis discussed in ...

Last update 21 Jul 2021
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Service Civil International online course "Peace Education in Practice"

Service Civil International (SCI) has created a new online course titled “Peace Education in Practice”. Through this course, participants can better understand what peace is and how to ...

Last update 4 Jun 2021
Thursday, May 13 - 17:00 Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Porta Portello, Padua
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Peaceful demonstration for a ceasefire and defence of human rights in Colombia, Thursday 13 May at 5 pm, Porta Portello, Padova

In Padua, in Porta Portello, on Thursday 13th May 2021, a peaceful demonstration will be held in defence of the human rights of the Colombian population. A day to understand the conflict, enjoy art, ...

Last update 13 May 2021
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FRA: Call for applications for the Traineeship Programme 2021-2022

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has announced the call for applications for the paid 10-month Traineeship Programme 2021-2022. This traineeship scheme is addressed mainly to ...

Last update 10 May 2021
Pangea foundation webinar 26 march 2021
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Pangea Foundation webinar: Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19

On 26 March at 14.30 (CET) Pangea Foundation is organising a webinar-discussion on the topic “Backlash on Women's Rights: Advocacy and COVID-19”. As the backlash against human rights, ...

Last update 24 Mar 2021
Women Wage Peace: Israeli and Palestinian women march for peace, 2017
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The Resistance from Within: Rethinking the Role of Women in the Contest of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Giulia Martini holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This in Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in ...

Last update 21 Feb 2021
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The controversial Italian approach towards migration flows from Libya: from pullbacks to the support of humanitarian corridors

Beatrice Goretti holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in ...

Last update 8 Mar 2021
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A toast for the 30th anniversary of Antigone, 18 February 2021 at 18.30

On 18 February, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, Antigone, the Italian NGO for rights and guarantees in the criminal system will hold a collective toast on the Zoom platform. Antigone is a ...

Last update 16 Feb 2021
John P. Pace The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise'
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John P. Pace: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise' (Oxford University Press)

John P. Pace, former Secretary to the Commission on Human Rights and Coordinator of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, published a book providing a comprehensive account of the United ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021