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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 call for application to the Padova Model UPR 2020 is open Deadline: July 20th 2020 (1:00 pm Italian time) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

Last update 30 Jun 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
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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
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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
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
Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace
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Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace, Geneva, 20 September 2019

The Pope John XXIII Community Association (APG23) and the Republic of San Marino organize, during the 42nd ordinary session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (9-27 September 2019), the ...

Last update 18 Sep 2019
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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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
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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
United Nations Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019
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United Nations: Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019. Michelle Bachelet invites to walk the talk

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific (OHCHR) has organized a three day conference on climate change and human rights ( HRCCC) from 5-7 August 2019 at ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019