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Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2016

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Paperback | September 21, 2016

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The Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2016 provides a dynamic and up-to-date overview of the measures Italy has taken 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 2016 Yearbook surveys the activities of the relevant national and local Italian actors, including governmental bodies, civil society organisations and universities. It also presents reports and recommendations that have been addressed to Italy in 2015 by international monitoring bodies within the framework of the United Nations, the Council of Europe and 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 internationally recognised human rights.

"Italy and Human Rights in 2015: Universal Ethics, Good Governance and Political Realism" is the focus of the introductory section of the Yearbook. Starting with the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, international human rights law plunged onto the world stage with very specific principles and rules, which represent so many points that are essential not only for the legality but also for the sustainability of the political agenda. The universal code of human rights, widely ratified by Italy, presses for a continuous commitment to perfecting the legal order, which has immediate significance for the good governance agenda.

The Italian Agenda of Human Rights 2016 represents an updated orientation tool with regards the main initiatives to be undertaken on the legislative, infrastructural and policy-making fronts in order to strengthen the Italian system for promoting and protecting human rights.

The Yearbook is edited by the University Centre for Human Rights of the University of Padua, in cooperation with the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace of the same University. The Centre, established in 1982 with the support of the Region of Veneto, carries out research and education following a global and interdisciplin...
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Title:Italian Yearbook of Human Rights 2016Format:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:P.I.E-Peter Lang S.A., Éditions Scientifiques InternationalesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:2807601324

ISBN - 13:9782807601321

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Content: Italy and Human Rights in 2015: Universal Ethics, Good Governance and Political Realism – Italian Agenda of Human Rights 2016 – International Human Rights Law – Italian Law – National Bodies with Jurisdiction over Human Rights – Sub-national Human Rights Structures – Region of Veneto – The United Nations System – Council of Europe – European Union – Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe – Humanitarian and Criminal Law – Human Rights in Italian Case-law – Italy in the Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights – Italy in the Case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union.