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Two soldiers of the UNIFIL, the UN Interim Force in Lebanon, engaged in a mine clearance operation.
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New data show the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping missions

Failures on the part of UN Peacekeeping missions have been highly publicised and well documented – and rightly so. But when looking at the overall picture and data, the picture that turns out ...

Last update 17 Jan 2023
Young people from different countries hugging each others
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OHCHR: Youth Rights Advocacy Toolkit

The United Nations Human Rights Office, Education Above All Foundation and Silatech have collaborated in the creation of the Youth Rights Advocacy Toolkit. Its aim is to strengthen the capacity of ...

Last update 17 Jan 2023
Gender Equality Index 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and care
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Gender Equality Index 2022: The COVID-19 pandemic and care

The Gender Equality Index, developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), measures the painfully slow progress of gender equality in the EU since 2010. It gives visibility to areas ...

Last update 17 Jan 2023
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto and presidential candidate for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Kenya Kwanza political coalition reacts after being declared the winner of Kenya's presidential election at the IEBC National Tallying Centre at
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Kenya, heralding a new era?

Giuseppe Caramazza, senior lecturer di Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 2022 ...

Last update 30 Jan 2023
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European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA): Online Open Day, 18 January 2023

On 18 January 2023 the Global Campus of Human Rights will introduce the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA) through the intervention of:  Dr. Orla ...

Last update 13 Jan 2023
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United Nations: Published new guide “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide to Developing Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Legislation”

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Equal Rights Trust have joined forces to launch “Protecting Minority Rights: A Practical Guide to Developing ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
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FRA: Test algorithms for bias to avoid discrimination

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms affect people everywhere: from deciding what content people see on their social media feeds to determining who will receive State benefits. AI ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
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OSCE: Immigration detention is never in the best interest of children and must end

According to the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) immigration detention is never in the best interest of children, so it is necessary to increase efforts to end it ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
Servizio Civile Universale al Centro Diritti Umani: aperto il bando per il progetto “CUltuRA di pace, laboratorio di futuro”. Scadenza domande: 20 febbraio 2023
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Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Centre: call for the project "a culture of peace, a lab for the future". New deadline: 20 February 2023

Update: The application deadline for the call for applications for Universal Civil Service has been extended. The new deadline is 20 February, 2 p.m. The Human Rights Centre of the University of ...

Last update 15 Feb 2023
Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
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United Nations: Mandate of the Independent Expert on SOGI renewed for a second time

On 17 November 2022, the resolution tabling the Annual Report of the Human Rights Council was adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly without objections to the renewal of the ...

Last update 22 Dec 2022
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Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held its quarterly meeting to monitor the implementation of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg from 6 to ...

Last update 21 Dec 2022
A family part of the programme sits together and talks while laughing
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Training societies to welcome refugees: opportunities and challenges of scaling up Community Sponsorship in Europe

Caterina Dollorenzo holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This article is a digest from her master thesis discussed in March 2022 ...

Last update 19 Dec 2022
International Migrant Day 2022
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18 December: International Migrant Day

18 December is International Migrant Day. In 2020 over 281 million people were international migrants while over 59 million people were internally displaced by the end of 2021. The reasons behind ...

Last update 16 Dec 2022
Global Campus of Human Rights 2020
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European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (EMA): call for applications for the academic year 2023/2024

Admissions to the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation for the academic year 2023/2024 are now open! Deadlines for applications: Non-EU and scholarship ...

Last update 16 Dec 2022
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EIGE: Combating Cyber Violence against Women and Girls

According to a study carried out in 2021 and 2022 by Valdani Vicari & Associati (VVA), in collaboration with the Centre for Strategy & Evaluation Services (CSES) and Milieu Consulting SPRL, ...

Last update 16 Dec 2022