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Amnesty International Report on Death Sentence and Execution

Amnesty International's Report on the Death Penalty and Execution in 2020 shows how, despite the unprecedented challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, some states have relentlessly pursued ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
UNICEF Sud Sudan
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Children in Sudan need more humanitarian assistance than ever before

UNICEF warned that a record of 4.5 million children in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian support. Hopes that independence would bring a new dawn for the country’s children have ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Anna Piratti, Primavera Italiana, painting acrylic on canvas, cm 170x150, 2017, https://www.annapiratti.com
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Call for papers

Within the Conference's challenging conceptual and empirical framework, the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies,  the Human Rights Centre “Antonio ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes
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2021 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes

The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) annual conference was held this year by Maastricht University under the topic of “Human Rights Strategy”. The Conference hosted two-day ...

Last update 13 Sep 2021
Young people and gender stereotypes: data from Centro Veneto Progetti Donna
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Young people and gender stereotypes: data from Centro Veneto Progetti Donna

"Centro Veneto Progetti Donna" published its analysis on the overall results collected from the questionnaires answered by the classes who joined the path “Knowing beyond stereotypes” in ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Amnesty International Report 2020/21
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Amnesty International Report 2020/21

Amnesty International published the Report for the year 2020/21, which documents the human rights situation in 149 countries in 2020 and provides global and regional analysis. It presents ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Sustainable Development Goals Report, Istat 2021
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ISTAT report: Covid-19 pandemic slows down SDGs accomplishment in Italy

The Italian Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) has published the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report (in Italian), which offers statistical measures to monitor the 2030 Agenda for ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
Haiti: humanitarian response must respect human rights
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United Nations: humanitarian aid in Haiti must respect Human Rights

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that under the leadership of the Government, national and international humanitarian partners are scaling up ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
 indigenous woman holds brazilian flag with red stains representing blood.
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Brazil: UN human rights expert appeals that Supreme Court must uphold indigenous land rights

A UN human rights expert called on the Brazilian Supreme Court to secure the rights of indigenous peoples to their lands and to reject a legal argument being promoted by some businesses that want to ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
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
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United Nations: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 65/209, designated International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on the 30th of August every year and the day was declared for the ...

Last update 26 Aug 2021
UN torture prevention body calls for vaccination programmes for people deprived of liberty
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Vaccination programmes for people deprived of liberty

The UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture(SPT) has called on States to ensure that people deprived of liberty are included in national vaccination programmes against COVID-19, and to continue ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
OHCHR on Belarus
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Comments on Belarus

In a note published by the High Commissioner Of Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet feels deeply alarmed at the latest developments in Belarus where on 14 July the security forces carried out dozens ...

Last update 19 Aug 2021
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The protests in Iran, Khuzestan over water shortages

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on the Iranian authorities to concentrate on taking urgent action to address the chronic water shortage in the province ...

Last update 23 Aug 2021
World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?
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World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?

Created in the context of the Council of Europe, the World Forum for Democracy is a platform for political decision-makers and activists to debate solutions to key challenges for democracies ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021