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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
Flyer for the 76th anniversary of UN day
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24 October: United Nations Day

The United Nations Day will be celebrated on the 24th of October, an important occasion to honour its foundation in 1945. On this day, the international community will remember and reaffirm the core ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
International Day of Democracy
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United Nations: International Day of Democracy

The United Nations on November 8 in 2007, by adopting Resolution 62/7, established democratic world order in international pursuits. From then on, September 15 began to be observed as the ...

Last update 15 Sep 2021
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United Nations: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 65/209, designated International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on the 30th of August every year and the day was declared for the ...

Last update 26 Aug 2021
Occupied Palestinian Territory: Israeli settlements should be classified as war crimes, says UN expert
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United Nations: Occupied Palestinian Territory: Israeli settlements should be classified as war crimes, says UN expert

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Michael Lynk, called on the international community to label Israeli settlements as a war ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
Generation Equality Forum Paris 2021
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Generation Equality Forum: Paris 2021

The Generation Equality Forum is a global event aimed at advancing actions and investments for gender equality, and it will be held from 30 June to 2 July 2021 in Paris; many institutional and civil ...

Last update 23 Jun 2021
Criminal Tribunals in The Hague
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Bachelet and Nderitu welcome decision to uphold Ratko Mladić convictions and sentence

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Prevention of Genocide Alice Wairimu Nderitu on Tuesday welcomed the decision to uphold the ...

Last update 16 Jun 2021
Learning by experience: Knowledge and experience on Israel and Palestine conflict, University of Padova, June-July 2019
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Let's make peace in Jerusalem

There is only one way to end the terrible violence that is bloodying Jerusalem and the Holy Land: to recognise the Palestinians with the same dignity, the same freedom and the same rights as we ...

Last update 13 May 2021
Climate Justice Peace
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OHCHR: Fact Sheet on Human Rights and Climate Change

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) has published a Fact Sheet on Human Rights and Climate Change, which sets out in comprehensive terms, the links between ...

Last update 28 Apr 2021
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Lecture on "UN Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty", Children's Rights course (Save the Children Chair)

Link Zoom: https://unipd.zoom.us/j/83690206446?pwd=NWVRMmdJWEFzbTJSRDZoaGVjc0pNdz09 Programme Welcome addresses Paolo De Stefani, Academic Coordinator, MA Human Rights and Multi-level ...

Last update 27 Apr 2021
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace 24 April
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International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, 24 April

On April 24 the United Nations will celebrate the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, which was established on 12 December 2018 through resolution 73/127 and was first ...

Last update 28 Apr 2021
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United Nations: Ageism is a global challenge

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the United Nations Office for Human Rights ...

Last update 15 Apr 2021
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United Nations: “Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021”

The United Nations Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development has released the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2021 (FSDR). The report draws attention to the risk of losing ...

Last update 4 Apr 2021
John P. Pace The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise'
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Online book presentation: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights. A Very Great Enterprise, by John P. Pace

Padova/Venezia, Thursday, 8 April, 16:30 – 18.00       Programme Welcome Marco MASCIA, UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace”, Human Rights ...

Last update 9 Apr 2021
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International community is calling Turkey to reverse its withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention.

On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Turkey announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), ...

Last update 29 Mar 2021