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2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes
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2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes

The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) annual conference was held this year by Maastricht University under the topic of “Human Rights Strategy”. The Conference hosted two-day ...

Last update 13 Sep 2021
The toppling of Hoxha's statue - 20 February 1991
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Dealing with the past: Post-communist Transitional Justice in Albania

Sidita Trimi 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 29 Jul 2021
Anna Piratti, Primavera Italiana, painting acrylic on canvas, cm 170x150, 2017, https://www.annapiratti.com
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Programme

To attend the conference, registration is required via the online form Monday, November 8, 2021 Venue Archivio Antico, Palazzo Bo Link to join online: ...

Last update 7 Nov 2021
Anna Piratti, Primavera Italiana, painting acrylic on canvas, cm 170x150, 2017, https://www.annapiratti.com
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Call for papers

Within the Conference's challenging conceptual and empirical framework, the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies,  the Human Rights Centre “Antonio ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Anna Piratti, Primavera Italiana, painting acrylic on canvas, cm 170x150, 2017, https://www.annapiratti.com
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Concept Note of the Conference

This international conference aims to critically address the causes, challenges, and responses to the ongoing “value crisis” in the European space, primarily represented by trends of ...

Last update 28 Jul 2021
Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat 2021: in Crisis and Beyond
The first annual retreat for European civil servants and society. 21-25 June, online
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Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat 2021: in Crisis and Beyond The first annual retreat for European civil servants and society. 21-25 June, online

The first annual Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat will be held online on 21-25 June 2021. It will draw participants from the European institutions, EU member states governments, and ...

Last update 8 Jun 2021
Coronavirus State of Emergency
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Human rights and democracy during COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova

Sorina Pinzaru hold’s a master degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in ...

Last update 10 May 2021
A general view of the Human Rights Council meeting
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Resolution of Human Rights Council on Situation of human rights in Belarus

The Human Rights Council adopted, at its 46th session, a resolution (draft version available) on the Situation of human rights in Belarus. The Council expressed concern at the continuing ...

Last update 7 Apr 2021
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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International Human Rights Day: Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On the International Human Rights Day 2020, UN Women organises a high-level interactive conversation of an intergenerational group of women leaders and advocates for gender equality, to honour ...

Last update 10 Dec 2020
Yoomi Renström, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
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Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Rapporteur calls for solidarity with local authorities to urgently remedy refugee situation after Moria fires

Against the background of the devastating fires in the “Moria Reception and Identification Centre” on the Greek island of Lesbos, Yoomi Renström, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local ...

Last update 1 Oct 2020
european union flag
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European Union: open letter from MEPs and civil society on possible threats to the rule of law

On April 15, 2020, in an open letter addressed to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union, eighty members of the European Parliament and representatives of several civil ...

Last update 28 Apr 2020
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Italy: UN experts condemn criminalisation of migrant rescues and threats to the independence of judiciary

GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in Italy against the German captain of the migrant rescue vessel ...

Last update 19 Jul 2019
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary general of the Council of Europe
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Council of Europe: the Secretary General’s Annual report “Ready for Future Challenges – Reinforcing the Council of Europe” has been published

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, has published his last annual report concerning the future challenges for Europe and the need to strengthen the role of the ...

Last update 17 Apr 2019
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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European Court of Human Rights: Italy condemned in a case of migrant’s detention and access to justice

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) published on 6 October 2016 a sentence condemning Italy for the violation of the article 5 of the European Convention of human rights (ECHR) which ...

Last update 11 Nov 2016
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Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights: Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2015 in Ulcinj/Montenegro, 6-19 September 2015

Applications are now open for the third edition of Straniak Academy for Democracy and Human Rights 2015, held in Ulcinj/Montenegro from 6 to 19 September 2015. Straniek Academy was founded in 2013 ...

Last update 25 May 2015