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Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2012

A cura di  AA.VV. (2013)

Tipologia pubblicazione

: Annuario italiano / Italian Yearbook

Casa editrice

: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers


: Bruxelles


: 387


: 978-2-87574-027-4


: EN


The Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2012 confirms and consolidates the structure and aims already set forth in the 2011 edition. Year by year, this series examines the steps that Italy has made to adapt its legislation and policies to international human rights law and to comply with commitments voluntarily assumed by the Italian Government at the international level.

The 2012 issue surveys the activities of the relevant national and local Italian actors, including governmental bodies, civil society organisations and university. It also presents reports and recommendations that have been addressed to Italy by international monitoring bodies within the framework of the United Nations, the Council of Europe or the European Union. Finally, the Yearbook provides a selection of international and national case-law that casts light on Italy’s position vis-à-vis international obligations.

The Italian Agenda of Human Rights that is set out in the volume focuses on immediate and long-term measures that should be taken to ensure human rights for all.

Table of Contents

Italy and Human Rights in 2011

Toward an Italian Agenda of Human Rights

Part I. Implementation of international human rights law in Italy

Part II. The human rights infrastructure in Italy

Part III. Italy in dialogue with international human rights institutions

Part IV. National and international case-law

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