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EU Flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels.
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EU Commission proposes a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

The EU Commission adopted the long-awaited draft proposal for a new Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. The Directive imposes on EU companies a due diligence duty to 'take all ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
Logo of the World Cities Day 2021
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31 October: World Cities Day

31 October marks World Cities Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly on 27 December 2013, by resolution A/RES/68/239, with the aim of raising awareness among the international ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
festival sviluppo sostenibile 2018
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Sustainable Development Festival 2021

From September 28, to October 14 2021, the University of Padua will participate in the fifth edition of the Sustainable Development Festival, which is promoted by The Italian Alliance for ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Woman on plantation
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FAO: Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge

Agriculture absorbs the bulk of the financial losses and damages wrought by disasters which have grown in frequency, intensity, and complexity, says FAO (food and agriculture organization)  in ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
Seminar Decolonising education
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UNESCO new webinar series: Decolonising Education for Sustainable Futures

The UNESCO Chair on Inclusive and Quality Education for All and the Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE) of the University of Bristol convene a new webinar series: ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
Report ASviS 2020 - cover
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ASviS 2020 report - Italy and the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2020 Report of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) analyses the progress of Italy with respect to the implementation of the 17 Goals of the 2030 Agenda. The report also ...

Last update 5 Nov 2020
Meeting between the student Sati Elifcan Ozbek, Giorgio Andrian and the Caritas of Moroto, Kampala, Uganda
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University of Padova in Uganda: moving towards the realization of the project for the nomination of the Elpas Forest as a UNESCO site

Since February 2018, the University of Padova worked committed on a project for the nomination of the Elpas Forest (Monte Moroto, Karamoja, Uganda) as a UNESCO "Man and Biosphere Programme" site. ...

Last update 23 Mar 2020
A fire burns in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil
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Bachelet to the Human Rights Council on climate emergency: “The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, opened the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9-27 September) with a speech focused on the relations between climate ...

Last update 20 Sep 2019
The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World
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The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

The United Nations have published "The Lazy person's guide to saving the world", a list of super easy things that every person, even the laziest one, can adopt into their routines in order to make ...

Last update 3 Jul 2019
People at the marketplace of Lolachat in Uganda
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Think Globally, Act Locally: Building Rural Climate Resilience in Karamoja, Uganda

Sati Elífcan Özbek , holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Cover of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development's report called “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers”
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Coalition for Human Rights in Development: the report “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers” has been published

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development and the Defenders in Development Campaign have published “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of ...

Last update 5 Jul 2019
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Photo Exhibition "VolunTour: Better Environment – Better Tomorrow"

150 days in Nepal with the European Voluntary Service (EVS) From 28th February to 16th March 2018 Centro di Ateneo per i Diritti Umani “Antonio Papisca” Venue: Aula Iqbal Masih, Via ...

Last update 28 Jan 2020
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EXPO 2015: “Feeding the Planet?” Cycle of seminars and call for papers

In view of the Universal Exposition of Milan, which will take place from May 1st to October 31st 2015 and is devoted to the theme “Feeding the planet, Energy for life”, a group of civil ...

Last update 15 Jan 2014
The sun shines in a blue sky surrounded by white clouds; at the bottom, the silhouette of some trees with red leaves.
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Defining sustainability

The common shared definition of sustainable development was given by the Brundtland Report in 1987 where sustainable development is defined as the "development that meets the needs of the present ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
A woman seats on the ground of a bare land with her hands turned towards the observer
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The weaknesses of the sustainability criteria in the RED

The Renewable Energy Directive, adopted in 2009 by the EU, establishes sustainability standards for agrofuels both produced within the EU and imported from third countries. In order to fulfil the ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011