Human Rights News

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

JCU Hosts 4th Edition of Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University, in cooperation with the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), organized the fourth edition of the Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights, which took place from the 15th to the 19th of July. The aim of the course is to equip post-graduate students and young professionals with legal, social, scientific and theoretical tools to better understand and tackle the growing challenges of international migration.

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

“Love and Other Drugs:” JCU Welcomes Bioethicist Mirko Garasic

JCU hosted bioethicist Mirko Garasic, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, for a lecture on love drugs and the ethical consequences surrounding them.

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Alumna Chiara De Luca shares with us her fantastic experience at JCU, her dream job that she obtained after graduation, a few advices for students considering JCU, and some useful tips for graduating students.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

Professor Silvia Scarpa Participates in Briefing on Slavery at EU Parliament

On Thursday 11 October 2018, JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa took part in a Briefing on “Contemporary Forms of Slavery” held in Brussels at the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI).

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Prof. Scarpa Discusses “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” at ACUNS

Last week JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa participated to the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting on “Human Rights, Migration and Global Governance” that was held at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

WeWorld Index 2017: Women and Children Between Social Inclusion and Exclusion

WeWorld Index 2017: Women and Children Between Social Inclusion and Exclusion

On Thursday, October 19, the JCU Service Learning Project welcomed Stefano Piziali and Rita Mannella for the lecture on “Social Inclusion and Exclusion Between Children, Adolescents and Women."

Guarini Institute Welcomes Existence March Founder Bahar Adanc

Guarini Institute Welcomes Existence March Founder Bahar Adanc

The Guarini Institute and the STAND Club hosted a presentation titled “Existence March: Kurdish identity and the political walk for diplomatic recognition.”

Service Learning and Croce Rossa Meet Italian High School Students

Service Learning and Croce Rossa Meet Italian High School Students

Professor Andrea Lanzone held a seminar on the JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education for Italian high school students.

Migration Flows in the Mediterranean: a Humanitarian Crisis

Migration Flows in the Mediterranean: a Humanitarian Crisis

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Flavio Di Giacomo from the Coordination Office for the Mediterranean at the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Announcing 2017 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

Announcing 2017 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

JCU student and rapper Anna Maria Gehnyei, aka Karima 2G, recently wrote and performed lead vocals on “Roots,” a song recorded in collaboration with History and Amnesty International Italia, that aims to shed light on contemporary slavery.

JCU STAND Donates to Jordanian Civil Rights Organization

JCU STAND Donates to Jordanian Civil Rights Organization

In December 2016, John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND (Students Taking Action Now, Darfur) donated € 400 to Nashama Alwatan, a Jordanian civil rights organization that Omar Abdel Latif, President of STAND, has been friends with for many years.

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Prof. Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She is the author of the book Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).