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Application (37th cycle a.y. 2021/2022)

Selection call and specific information for admission to the PhD Course in Human Rights, Society, And Multi-Level Governance - 37th series a.y. 2021/2022 During the application ...

Last update 18 Jun 2021
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UN expert: Eliminate ageism and age discrimination

Ms Claudia Mahler, UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, presented her latest report to the 48th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
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UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised for the first time that having a clean, healthy and sustainable ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
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EU borders: concerns about Fundamental rights

Allegations for the treatment of migrants at EU borders and difficult conditions in detention and reception centres remain a persistent concern, as highlighted in the latest migration bulletin from ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
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Human rights and environment: the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Autumn Session 2021 (27-30 September 2021) of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly dedicated particular attention to the right to a healthy environment. Given the importance of the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
FRA - Pandemic exacerbates challenges civil society faces
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FRA’s report: Protecting civic space in the EU

Civil society organisations across the EU provide services, engage in communities, raise awareness, advocate on behalf of others and hold authorities to account. But they face threats, attacks, ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
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Italy: UN Working Group to assess impact of business operations on human rights and the environment

From 27 September to 6 October, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights will undertake its first official country visit to Italy to assess Italian efforts to identify, prevent and address ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Model UPR Handbook launch
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Publication of Model UPR Handbook!

Right before the 4th edition of the Padova Model UPR, we are thrilled to announce the publication of our handbook: Model UPR Handbook -- A Guide to design and implement a Model UN featuring the ...

Last update 1 Oct 2021
Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people
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Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights has published a new thematic factsheet on cases related to the rights of LGBTI (lesbian, ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
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European Union: The program for the Fundamental Rights Forum is available online, and registration is now open!

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will organize a major human rights event that will be held in Vienna City Hall and online from the 11th to the 12th of October 2021. It will ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-2022
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ILO report: World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

The recent International Labor Organization (ILO) report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated social security inequalities between high and low-income countries. To date, only 47% of the ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
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29 September 2021: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Registration open!

On 29 September 2021, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste will be observed for the second time. Reducing food loss and waste is essential to achieve multiple goals, such as ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
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Sustainable Development Festival 2021

From September 28, to October 14 2021, the University of Padua will participate in the fifth edition of the Sustainable Development Festival, which is promoted by The Italian Alliance for ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová’s Contribution to the Defense and Advancement of Human Rights and the Rule of Law
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Solemn ceremony to Celebrate Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová’s Contribution to the Defense and Advancement of Human Rights and the Rule of Law

Saturday 25th September 2021 - 5pm, University of Padova, Aula Nievo, Palazzo Bo --------------------------------- Registration form: https://forms.gle/bCRnDmkAxzfSJwfZ7 ...

Last update 25 Sep 2021
Rights at risk, report 2021
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Rights at risk: the 2021 report of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights

The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) has published the Trends Report of 2021, presenting a complex picture in which different networks of actors, antagonists to human rights, are ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021