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Joint Youth Submission on autonomous weapons systems to the United Nations Secretary General
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Joint Youth Submission on autonomous weapons systems to the United Nations Secretary General

“I dream of a future where technology contributes to creating a more sustainable and harmonious society rather than being a threat to us.” - Hiba, 20, Pakistan The Stop Killer Robots ...

Last update 27 May 2024
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Challenges and victories of civil society in 2024: an insight from CIVICUS

Beatriz Ribeiro da Silva holds a Bachelor's Degree in Languages and International Relations from the University of Porto, and she is currently a Master's student in Human Rights and Multi-Level ...

Last update 21 May 2024
UN News: A mother-of-nine, who is suffering from malnutrition herself, cooks a meal for her children in an IDP camp in Aden, Yemen.
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Yemen: Recent progress overshadowed by fallout from attacks on Gaza, UN envoy reports

The UN Special Envoy on Yemen, Hans Grundberg, highlighted the deepening complexity of the Yemen crisis amid reverberations from the Gaza attacks and Red Sea escalation. Despite ongoing mediation ...

Last update 6 Mar 2024
UNHCR distributes relief items to returnees at a transit centre in Renk, South Sudan.
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UNHCR: 2023 report Emergency Preparedness and Response

In 2023, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, responded to multiple global crises, providing assistance to millions of people affected by: earthquakes in Syria, Turkey, and Afghanistan a new conflict ...

Last update 29 Feb 2024
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Global Campus of Human Rights: MOOC on Children's Right to Education in Armed Conflict

The Global Campus of Human Rights offers a complimentary Mooc on Children's Right to Education in Armed Conflict, that takes place From 19 February to 24 March 2024. The MOOC is free to those who ...

Last update 28 Feb 2024
A poster help up during a protest that says "hatred is virus"
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Hate Speech in the Context of Armed Conflicts

This article was prepared by Stefano Valenti as an excerpt from the master's thesis of Anastasiia Makarova, a recent graduate from the International Master's degree course in Clinical, Social and ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
Alice Nderitu, UN Special Adviser on Genocide, briefs reporters ahead of International Day of Countering Hate Speech (18 June)
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The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide’s statement on the war in the Middle East

On 9 February 2024, Alice Wairimu Nderitu, the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide released a statement on the horrifying continuous situation in the Middle East.  As the war in ...

Last update 18 Feb 2024
Mariana Katzarova began work as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation on 1 May 2023, following her appointment by the Human Rights Council.
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United Nations: new Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation

Mariana Katzarova, appointed by the Human Rights Council as the first UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Russian Federation, delivered important declarations on the human ...

Last update 18 Jan 2024
The ABL and borderization at Khurvaleti village between Georgia and South Ossetia
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Between Conflict and Silence: A Human Rights Analysis of Freedom of Expression in South Ossetia

Deri Ronan is a student of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance who took part in the project "Transforming the future: young people, women and students in dialogue for ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
World's children day
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Global Campus of Human Rights: World Children's Day 2023, in memoriam of Gino Strada

On the occasion of World Children's Day, celebrated on November 20, 2023, the Global Campus of Human Rights is promoting a campaign in memoriam of Gino Strada. Gino Strada, co-founder of Emrgency, ...

Last update 24 Nov 2023
Rohingya refugees walk across the Balukhali settlement in Bangladesh's Cox Bazar district.
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The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) concerned for the more than 114 million people displaced by war

The multiple wars going on worldwide, such as in Ukraine, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Myanmar, as well as crises of different nature in Somalia and Afghanistan, are causing concern ...

Last update 9 Nov 2023
Famiglie fuggono dal loro quartiere distrutto
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Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory 5th November 2023

The Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), the longest-standing and highest-level humanitarian coordination forum of the United Nations system, have issued an incisive statement ...

Last update 8 Nov 2023
Image: two children play with yellow tanks in Gaza (photo taken from the Red Cross (ICRC) Report "GAZA 1.5 million people trapped in despair").
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Francesca Albanese (2023)

INTRODUCTION 1. In her 2023 report to the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur exposed how Israel has turned the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) into an open-air prison, where ...

Last update 8 Nov 2023
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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967 , Francesca Albanese (2022)

INTRODUCTION 1. In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Francesca Albanese, addresses a number of ...

Last update 8 Nov 2023
The remains’ after President Habyarimana’s plane crash on 6 April 1994, which initiated the Tutsi extermination and the Rwandan genocide.
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The United Nations and the Rwandan genocide

Martina Barbisotti holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Multi-Level Governance from the University of Padova. She is now attending an Interdisciplinary Master’s in ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024