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Michelle Bachelet, appointed as seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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United Nations: Michelle Bachelet calls for urgent action to heighten resilience and protect people's rights.

During the 45th regular session of the Human Rights Council, Michelle Bachelet - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights - made her global human rights update, highlighting that “human rights ...

Last update 16 Sep 2020
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UN75 at the SDG Action Zone, 22-24 September

Over the course of three days during the UN General Assembly on 22-24 September, the SDG Action Zone will convene leading thinkers, actors, creators, and activists through frank debate, challenging ...

Last update 16 Sep 2020
Together for the UN. A Universal Convention for the strengthening and democratization of the United Nations, Monday 21 settembre 2020, Uniersity of Padova
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Together for the UN

Monday 21 settembre 2020 | 15.00 – 18.00 Uniersity of Padova, Teatro Ruzante, Riviera Tito Livio 45 - Padova Participation in the meeting is possible: - in presence, until the available ...

Last update 18 Sep 2020
Panoramic view of Lake Charvak, a huge artificial reservoir created by erecting a stone dam on the Chirchiq River - 
Uzbekistan, Mountain, Tourist, Nature, Camping

Selected Problems of Implementation of the Espoo Convention: On the Example of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Ekaterina Molodtsova holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from her Master thesis, discussed in March ...

Last update 4 Aug 2020
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the July issue is out

The second issue of 2020 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has just been released (PHRG 4(2), July 2020). The issue ...

Last update 22 Jul 2020
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.
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US Government directly attacks the International Criminal Court and its judicial independence

The United States Government's decision to target and sanction individual staff of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a direct attack to the institution’s judicial ...

Last update 29 Jun 2020
A woman living in Kassab Camp for Internally Displaced People in Kutum, North Darfur, expresses her sorrow over the increase in rapes in the area.
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International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

On the 19th of June, the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Sexual Violence in Conflict, together with the Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed ...

Last update 22 Jun 2020
Padova Model UPR - Logo
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Padova Model UPR 2020 -- Call for application

The Human Rights Centre “Antonio Papisca”, along with the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University of Padova, is excited to announce the Third ...

Last update 30 Jun 2020
Covid - 19
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Domestic violence in the context of COVID-19 lockdowns

On 27 March 2020, the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Dubravka Simonovic, urged all States to uphold the human rights of women and children and come up with urgent measures to the ...

Last update 21 Apr 2020
Alliance for Multilateralism
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A new Alliance for Multilateralism

The Alliance for Multilateralism, launched during the UN General Assembly of the United Nations in September 2019 by the French and German Foreign Ministers, is an informal network of countries ...

Last update 26 Mar 2020
Padova Model UPR - Logo
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Padova model UPR, 3° edition, 24-27 November 2020

The 2° call for application to the Padova Model UPR 2020 is open on 17 August 2020 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Padova Model UPR is ...

Last update 17 Aug 2020
Padova Model UPR 2019
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The United Nations # StandUp4HumanRights campaign talks about the Padova Model UPR 2019

In 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights launched the worldwide campaign "#StandUp4HumanRights" to calls on individuals and communities, especially the youth, to support, ...

Last update 25 Mar 2020
Padova Model UPR 27 al 29 novembre 2019
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Padova Model UPR 2019

The final phase of the Padova Model UPR 2019 was held in Padova from 27th to 29th November. The project envisages the simulation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), one of the most ...

Last update 7 Jan 2020
African child on ruins and garbage

The Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage: the Economical-Political Blockade and Future Prospects for Reparations against Climate Change Impacts

Maria Palumbo holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently working in the Department of Poverty at Save the Children Italia ...

Last update 10 Jan 2020

Appeal for peace in Syria

by the Human Rights Centre and the UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” of the University of Padova, 14 October 2019 Stop immediately the Turkish unilateral military ...

Last update 21 Oct 2019