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Remains of exploded cluster munitions in an olive groove
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UN-partnered Cluster Munition Monitor: record civilian cluster munitions victims as experts urge global ban

The UN-partnered Cluster Munition Monitor (CMC) has released its 2023 report, revealing a disturbing rise in civilian casualties resulting from cluster munitions. In 2022, a total of 1,172 people ...

Last update 26 Sep 2023
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UNDP: new report on the effects of the war in Ukraine on the people

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Human Impact Assessment (HIA) have launched a report about the effects of the war in Ukraine on the people living in the country. Health, education, ...

Last update 17 Jul 2023
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the June 2023 issue is out

The University of Padua's 'Antonio Papisca' Centre for Human Rights has published the first issue of the seventh volume of the scientific journal Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), a thematic ...

Last update 5 Jul 2023
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2023 Global Report on Food Crises: latest figures on world hunger

The Food Security Information Network released the seventh edition of the annual Global Report on Food Crises, with the main affirmation that achieving the Sustainable Development Goal n°2 (zero ...

Last update 26 Jun 2023
Ethiopian army & the Ethiopian’s Gambella Regional Governor Mr. Gatluak Tut, received
returned abducted children in May 2016
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Identifying the Causes and Implications of Murle Child Abduction Practice, and its Impacts on Children: A Case Study on Ethiopia's Gambella Region and South Sudan Border

Makak John holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. This article is a section from his master's thesis, which he defended in November 2022 ...

Last update 20 Jun 2023
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Unitet Nations: cautious optimism on the Peace agreement in Yemen

Hans Grundberg, UN Special Envoy, has briefed ambassadors from the internationally-recognized government of Yemen, representatives of the Houthi rebels from the opposition, as well as international ...

Last update 6 Jun 2023
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Sudan violations in spot-light at UN Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council convened an emergency session in Geneva on Thursday 11 May 2023  to address Sudan's deepening descent into violent conflict and humanitarian catastrophe. ...

Last update 26 May 2023
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UNESCO calls for more protection for artists under attack

UNESCO has issued a report calling for greater protection for artists caught up in armed conflict, political instability, and natural disasters. The report, titled "Defending Creative Voices," ...

Last update 26 May 2023
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Human rights ‘best antidote’ to advance peace, Security Council hears

In a recent meeting, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, emphasized the importance of human rights in preventing conflict and instability. He highlighted that ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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Sudan: UN rights chief calls for a return to talks, amid fragile ceasefire

The UN and WHO have called for an immediate end to the fighting and urged all parties to comply with their obligations under international law, particularly with regard to protecting civilians and ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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Amnesty International Report 2022/23: The state of the world’s human rights

The Amnesty International Report 2022/23, titled “The state of the world’s human rights”, shows a year of new or renewed conflicts. In face of the severe human rights impact, the ...

Last update 19 Apr 2023
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Security Council: Influx of weapons to Ukraine must not derail aspiration for peace

Amid the influx of weapons pouring into Ukraine from abroad, all arms transfers must abide strictly by international transit, safeguard and control regimes, and “must not derail the aspiration ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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United Nations: Peace in South Sudan depends on local accountability

“Our priority in 2023 is to adopt a peace to people approach, with the support of the government” declared Stephen Par Kuol, South Sudan Peacebuilding Minister.  Through local ...

Last update 14 Mar 2023
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Save the Children report: 'A heavy toll: the impact of one year of war on children in Ukraine'

The report published by Save The Children on 20 February, entitled 'A Heavy Toll: The Impact of a Year of War on Children in Ukraine', enlights the physical and psychological impact of the outbreak ...

Last update 6 Mar 2023
A gun made of cash is broken in half, on a multicoloured background
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The human right to conscientious objection to military service. A case study on Greece

Giulia Beato is a recent graduate from the Master’s degree in Human Rights and Multilevel Governance. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed in June 2022 under ...

Last update 14 Mar 2023