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World Humanitarian Day
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Memorial Ceremony at OHCHR in remembrance of those killed in the service of human rights

The high commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, made a statement on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on August 19, recalling all the people who worked for the United Nations and ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property
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United Nations: Human rights approach needed for internally displaced people’s housing, land and property

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary presented a report to the Human Rights Council, stating that an approach which engages ...

Last update 15 Jul 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
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
Sculpture entitled "Non-Violenza" by Karl Fredrik Reutersward, situated outside the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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EBCO's Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) has published its Annual Report 2020 on Conscientious Objection to Military Service. The EBCO report, covering the region of Council of ...

Last update 26 Feb 2021
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The controversial Italian approach towards migration flows from Libya: from pullbacks to the support of humanitarian corridors

Beatrice Goretti holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in ...

Last update 8 Mar 2021
John P. Pace The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise'
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John P. Pace: The United Nations Commission on Human Rights 'A Very Great Enterprise' (Oxford University Press)

John P. Pace, former Secretary to the Commission on Human Rights and Coordinator of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, published a book providing a comprehensive account of the United ...

Last update 30 Mar 2021
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Italian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security Agenda, 2020 - 2024

The Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy approved the IV National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security ...

Last update 7 Jan 2021
Bombed-out district in Sana'a
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Violations of International Humanitarian Law in the Yemeni conflict: siege as a war crime

Alice Civitella holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is an excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in March ...

Last update 7 Jul 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
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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
Child in war ruins
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The Syrian Conflict and the Role of the International Criminal Court

Catia Florian, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis discussed, in November 2018, under the supervision of ...

Last update 23 Sep 2019
University of Padua, Palazzo del Bo, a view of the upper corridor of the Ancient Courtyard
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International Seminar "Religions, Conflicts and Minorities"

The School of Economics and Political Science, the Department of Political Science, Law and International Relations and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova, in cooperation with ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
Students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, A.A. 2014/2015 take a picture with their arms crossed to join the UN global campaign Stop rape now
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MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance: the students have joined the United Nations Campaign “Stop rape now”

In the context of the course on Women’s human rights held by Ms Luisa Cremonese, the students of the MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance of the University of Padua ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
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White Helmets Beyond the Revenge

Research presentation seminar, Human Rights Centre, 6 March 2013 The seminar presents the first results of the research realised in the framework of the Volunteer National Civil Service project ...

Last update 28 Oct 2015