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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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International Human Rights Day: Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On the International Human Rights Day 2020, UN Women organises a high-level interactive conversation of an intergenerational group of women leaders and advocates for gender equality, to honour ...

Last update 10 Dec 2020
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International Conference on Multilevel Governance and Children's Rights, 2 December 2020

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the CRIMG project is organising the International Conference on “Multilevel ...

Last update 1 Dec 2020
Right to a Better World, report 2020
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"Right to a Better World" - a documentary video series by the United Nations

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, in cooperation with the Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH), the World Health Organization (WHO) and HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World ...

Last update 27 Nov 2020
Atomic bomb
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United Nations: the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons set to enter into force in January

The ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the 50th Member State to ratify on 24 October. Adopted on 7 ...

Last update 22 Nov 2020
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United Nations: 20 years on, radical change needed to realize women’s inclusion in peace and political power

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the landmark Resolution 1325, which set a new framework for the equal participation and full involvement of women in all efforts for the maintenance and ...

Last update 22 Nov 2020
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Climate Action Award winners 2020: shine ray of hope

The 2020 UN Global Climate Action Awards, in a year that has cast darkness upon many, shone a light on the positive action that many across the globe are taking, combating climate change.  ...

Last update 22 Nov 2020
Artists from Belluno representing through arts the international women's day
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The World's Women 2020 - Trends and Statistics

Five years after its adoption of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 25 years after the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs ...

Last update 9 Nov 2020
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Human Rights Council: building better policies will break the cycles of poverty and inequality

During the Human Rights Council Social Forum, held on 8 and 9 October in Geneva, the world leaders gathered together in order to discuss the “Good Practices, Success Stories, Lessons Learned ...

Last update 9 Nov 2020
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the occasion of her first opening statement at the Human Rights Council
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Michelle Bachelet statement on the death penalty and torture for sexual crimes

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday called on governments worldwide to redouble their efforts to prevent rape and other forms of sexual violence, improve access to ...

Last update 9 Nov 2020
Seafarers UN photo
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UN calls for action from the global business community to help end the humanitarian crisis of seafarers

The UN Human Rights Office and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, have joined the United Nations Global Compact in calling for businesses across the value chain to act and assess the ...

Last update 13 Oct 2020
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 30 Mar 2021
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