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Russian occupiers destroy hospitals in Ukrainian cities
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WHO is gathering evidence for a possible war crimes investigation into attacks by Russia in Ukraine

“Intentional attacks on healthcare facilities are a violation of international humanitarian law and represent war crimes in any situation,” declared Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO Emergencies ...

Last update 18 May 2022
A group of women fleeing Ukraine arrive in Moldova
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Ukraine war: UN signs framework for cooperation to assist survivors of sexual violence

Women’s rights do not end when wars begin, a senior UN official said in Ukraine on Tuesday, outlining measures toward ensuring justice and accountability for sexual violence committed during ...

Last update 11 May 2022
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Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict - Annual 2022 Report

A new report “Defending Press Freedom in Times of Tension and Conflict” has been issued by 15 media freedom partner organisations to the Platform for the Protection of Journalism and ...

Last update 4 May 2022
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UN Security Council: six grave violations against children in times of war

Children living in conflicted territories all over the world continue to come under attack on an enormous scale. According to UNICEF, between 2005 and 2020, more than 266,000 grave violations ...

Last update 28 Apr 2022
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UNODC: Human trafficking in Ukraine

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published research on key evidence on risks of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants during the conflict, with a particular focus on the ...

Last update 26 Apr 2022
Women and girls in South Sudan are experiencing conflict-related sexual violence
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UN report: ‘hellish existence’ for women and girls in South Sudan

The United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan issued a report on widespread and systematic conflict-related sexual violence perpetrated by all armed groups across the country. ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine
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Ensure equal treatment for Roma fleeing Ukraine

In relation to the International Roma Day (8th of April), many officials point out the situation of the Roma minority in the context of current Russia’s aggression on Ukraine and call for ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
Sergiy Kyslytsya, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations.
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UN General Assembly suspends Russia’s membership in the Human Rights Council

On 7 April 2022 the General Assembly adopted a resolution on the suspension of the rights of membership of the Russian Federation in the Human Rights Council. The resolution received a ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
The Polish-Ukrainian border in Dorohusk-Jagodzin
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FRA: Key fundamental rights risks at the EU-Ukraine borders

On 23 March European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a short report on the situation at the EU-Ukraine borders: ‘EU-Ukrainian border check points: First field ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC/CPI), Netherlands.
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War in Ukraine: The international law scenario and the the ICC investigations 31 March 2022, 16:30-18:30

War in Ukraine: The international law scenario and the the ICC investigations 31 March 2022, 16:30-18:30 GREETINGS Prof. Tarcisio Gazzini President of the School of Economics and Political ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
Peace sign on the ukrainian flag in protest manifestation against war in Ukraine on Republic Square of Paris on aug. 02. 2014 in Paris, France
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War in Ukraine: An open source-based conflict analysis workshop, online, 28th March 2022, 16:30-18:30

The Human Rights Centre and PhD in Human Rights, Society and Multi-level Governance  War in Ukraine: An open source-based conflict analysis workshop, online, 28th March 2022, ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
UN General Assembly resolution against Ukraine invasion
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UN Bodies Resolutions on Situation of human rights in Ukraine stemming from the Russian aggression

Following all the voices condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine also UN Bodies do not remain silent. Even though the Security Council failed to adopt a draft resolution on ending the Ukraine ...

Last update 15 Mar 2022
Families in Tong Ping displaced persons settlement carry their newly received non food items back to where they're staying.

The difficulties of international organisations in achieving peace: the case of South Sudan

Andrea Premarini holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is an excerpt from “The role of international ...

Last update 7 Apr 2022
Peace appeal against the war in Ukraine. On a bloodstain is written "No war - against the war in Ukraine".
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We beg you: Negotiate! Negotiate! Negotiate!

In these hours of anguish and concern, we make our own Pope Francis' appeal to all, believers and non-believers alike, to participate in the Day of Fasting for Peace on 2 March. For believers, it ...

Last update 1 Mar 2022
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