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European Diversity Month
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EU: May as the European Diversity Month

The month of May marks the European Diversity Month in the European Union. It is meant to promote diversity and inclusion in workplaces and in society. Various events and activities ...

Last update 28 Apr 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
Gambian defendant Bai Lowe at the Celle Higher Regional Court in Celle, Germany, on Monday, April 25, 2022.
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The First German Trial for Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Gambia

On Wednesday, 25 April 2022, began the main hearing of the first German trial for crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Gambia. The trial is expected to shed light on the political ...

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
There is a real threat of famine in Somalia and South Sudan
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UN: Humanitarians urge action to avert famine in Somalia and South Sudan

The threat of famine is very real in Somalia and South Sudan and urgent action is needed now to avoid a catastrophe, UN humanitarians warned on Tuesday. Following the latest food security ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
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FRA welcomes its renewed regulation

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) accepts the amendment of its founding Regulation, adopted by the Council of the European Union on April 5, 2022, following the European ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
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Council of Europe: new guidelines addressing the risks of digital political campaigning

The Council of Europe issued a set of guidelines to address new challenges that come along with the dynamic development of innovative digital political communication techniques. According to the ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
LGBTI+ rights
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LGBTI+ rights: UN Special Procedures have given more attention to SOGIESC in 2021

According to ILGA World and ISHR, the UN Special Procedures have given more attention to LGBTI+ communities in 2021. The Special Procedures continued raising concerns in regard to human rights ...

Last update 20 Apr 2022
Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman (Ali Kosheib)
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The first ICC trial on Darfur crimes

On 5 April 2022, the trial of Ali Muhammad Ali Abd-Al-Rahman (also known as Ali Kosheib) started before the International Criminal Court. It bears a significant value as it is the first ...

Last update 20 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
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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The International Labour Organisation and Child Labour: From the Foundation to Nowadays

Ludovica Aricò holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently enrolled in a second level master’s in ...

Last update 28 Apr 2022
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The new edition of the Handbook on European law relating to the rights of the child

The second edition (2022) of the Handbook on European law relating to the rights of the child has been issued jointly by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the Council of Europe ...

Last update 15 Apr 2022
Università di Padova, Palazzo del Bo, Sala dei Quaranta, cattedra di Galileo
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Research topics

Research themes suggested by the members of the Doctorate's Academic Board   1. Citizenship and human rights  Citizenship has a twofold and persistent relation with human ...

Last update 13 Apr 2022
Università di Padova, Universa Universis Patavina Libertas, Aula Magna, Palazzo Bo
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Ph.D Programme in "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance"

The call for admission to the PhD Programme in Human Rights, Society, And Multi-Level Governance - 38th series, a.y. 2022/2023 is online ...

Last update 13 Apr 2022