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International Joint Ph.D Programme "Human Rights, Society, and Multi-level Governance" (Cycles 31-37)

-- The International Joint Ph.D Programme is a three-year, interdisciplinary, joint academic programme managed by Universities in Australia, Croatia, Cyprus, Italy, coordinated by the ...

Last update 4 Apr 2022
Families in Tong Ping displaced persons settlement carry their newly received non food items back to where they're staying.
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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
UN expert: States should ensure accountability, transparency and access to sites of secret detention
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UN expert: States should ensure accountability, transparency and access to sites of secret detention

The Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, presented her Follow-up report on the ...

Last update 20 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
Comic created on the occasion of the war in Kosovo in 1999 depicting a mother and her child screaming while embracing each other as bullets and missiles fly by.
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Special edition of the Peace and Fraternity March Perugia-Assisi, Sunday 24th April 2022

Dear Friends,   With each day that passes, the war in Ukraine becomes more inhuman and blind. Because of that we invite you to join us and organise together a Special Peace and Fraternity ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
Marcia Perugia Assisi 2021, studenti e studentesse UNIPD
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Join the Human Rights Centre 'Antonio Papisca' for the Special Peace and Fraternity March Perugia-Assisi, Sunday 24th April 2022

Just before the Liberation Day, we will meet again to walk the path of peace, disarmament and nonviolence, following the footsteps of St Francis, Aldo Capitini, Giorgio La Pira and  Ernesto ...

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
A young migrant from Darfur waits to reach England from Calais, France.
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OHCHR: UK border reform bill increases the risk of serious human rights violations

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, urged the United Kingdom to reconsider proposed changes to its border policy and to ensure that the proposed Nationality and Borders ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal
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UN expert: Spatial segregation continues to undermine human rights

The UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing, Mr. Balakrishnan Rajagopal, during the 49th session of Human Rights Council presented his report on spatial segregation and the right to ...

Last update 25 Mar 2022
Nobel Peace Prize Leymah Gbowee at the University of Padova Human Rights Centre "Antonio Papisca"
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Human Rights Centre Staff

Director Gabriella Salviulo e-mail: gabriella.salviulo AT unipd.it Administrative Office Elena Autizi e-mail: elena.autizi AT unipd.it Secretary's Office Donatella Daniel ...

Last update 23 Mar 2022
EU Flags in front of the European Commission building in Brussels.
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EU Commission proposes a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

The EU Commission adopted the long-awaited draft proposal for a new Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. The Directive imposes on EU companies a due diligence duty to 'take all ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines
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Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines

On 17 March 2022, the Council of Europe adopted a Recommendation on promoting a favourable environment for quality journalism in the digital age (CM/Rec(2022)4). The CoE called upon its ...

Last update 22 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
The United Nations #FightRacism campaign
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21 March: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21 is celebrated as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The holiday was established in 1979 by the UN General Assembly. It is observed annually on the day ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
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OHCHR: Call for Sweden to respect indigenous rights and withdraw from the Gállok mining project

The United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) has called upon Sweden to follow through with its obligations set out in the new national law on consultation of January 2022 ...

Last update 16 Mar 2022