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Council of Europe and UNHCR: new course on the Alternatives to immigration detention

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June, the Council of Europe launched a HELP/UNHCR free online course on Alternatives to Immigration Detention with the aim of supporting legal and ...

Last update 29 Jun 2020
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
[Events and Updates]

The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law a security decree that imposes more severe penalties on boats and ...

Last update 21 Aug 2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project
[Events and Updates]

UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the Italian society, starting from 2017 UNHCR will award a ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
UNHCR staff receive survivors at the dock of the Sicilian port of Messina, Sicily
[Events and Updates]

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
A family of refugees walking and carrying all their belongings in just few bags
[Institutional Contents]

Presentation of the book: “L’ultimo lenzuolo bianco. L’inferno e il cuore dell’Afghanistan”

On 20 June, at 15.30, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua hosts a meeting with Farhad Bitani, a former captain of the Afghan Army and today a political refugee for the presentation of ...

Last update 8 Apr 2016