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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
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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' (Cambridge 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 10 Feb 2021
Handbook for the practical use of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism
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European Commission: published the Handbook for the practical use of IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism

European Commission has published a Handbook for the practical use of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism. According to the International ...

Last update 12 Jan 2021
22nd EU NGO Human Rights Forum - The Impact of New Technologies on Human Rights
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22nd EU NGO Human Rights Forum - The Impact of New Technologies on Human Rights

On the 9th-10th of December 2020, the European Commission and the Human Rights and Democracy Network (EEAS) held the 22nd EU-NGO Human Rights Forum, which provided a platform for EU officials, human ...

Last update 7 Jan 2021
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the November issue is out

The last issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has been released (PHRG 4(3), November 2020). The issue ...

Last update 5 Dec 2020
Wrap a present, give a future! Oxfam 2020
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Recruitment of volunteers for the Oxfam fundraising campaign

Oxfam Italia is looking for volunteers in the Province of Padua for the Christmas campaign "Wrap a present, give a future 2020". One of Oxfam's main areas of intervention is humanitarian ...

Last update 14 Nov 2020
 Regional index on child maltreatment in Italy 2020
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Cesvi: Regional index on child maltreatment in Italy 2020

Cesvi, an Italian NGO, has published the third edition of the regional index on child maltreatment in Italy, entitled “Giving back the future (Restituire il Futuro)”. The current ...

Last update 24 Sep 2020
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Training Programme for human rights defenders. Deadline: 20 August 2020.

The Hertie School’s Executive Education is offering a long-term capacity- and alliance-building programme, entitled Recharging Advocacy for Rights in Europe. The training programme ...

Last update 5 Aug 2020
International Conference “Data-driven human rights research”, University of Padova, 9-10 November 2020
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Concept Note

The 2020 human rights conference organised by theHuman Rights Centre of the University of Padova develops a long-term reflection on the challenges for human rights normative systems stemming from ...

Last update 29 Oct 2020
Coal miners in Criseluna, Santa Catarina, Brazil.
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Civil society against the mining industry in times of COVID-19

Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca” of the University of Padua, having signed the collective statement of “Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at ...

Last update 17 Jun 2020
Coverpage of Handbook How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space
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ECNL launches Handbook on “How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space”

The European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) has released a Handbook on “How to Use EU Law to Protect Civic Space”, produced in partnership with the European Foundation Centre ...

Last update 20 May 2020
The top ten countries for press freedom in 2020 are Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Portugal. Ten countries with the worst press freedom situation in the ranking are: Cuba, Laos, Iran, Syri
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2020 World Press Freedom Index: COVID-19 likely to affect media freedom

On 21 April, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) published its 2020 World Press Freedom Index. According to RSF, the new coronavirus pandemic amplifies existing issues affecting ...

Last update 24 Apr 2020
Rapporto CIVICUS Monitor 2019
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CIVICUS Monitor Report: global civic space restrictions in 2019

According to a new report released by CIVICUS Monitor, in 2019 twice as many people are living in countries where these civic freedoms are being violated compared to a year ago. The CIVICUS ...

Last update 20 Apr 2020
Figure 1 Protective accompaniment of Palestinian schoolchildren
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Civilians Protecting Civilians: A Case-Study of Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP) of Human Rights in At-Tuwani, Palestine

Michela Pugliese 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 March ...

Last update 8 Apr 2020