30th May 2018 – Conference “Cyberbullismo e deontologia dell’informazione” organised by the Association of Journalists, the Federation of Journalists of Emilia Romagna, and the Fondazione Forense Bolognese in collaboration with Inner Wheel Bologna and Quartiere Santo Stefano.
Professor Anton Giulio Lana intervened on the topic: “Cyberbullying, hate speech, hate crimes: phenomena of violence and intolerance on the web and offline”.
18th May 2018 – Celebrating our 50th anniversary, the UFTDU was established in March 1968 at the hands of jurists Giovanni Conso, Giuliano Vassalli e Mario Lana, with the conference “Disuguaglianze e diritti umani”. The conference’s programme is available here.
4th and 5th May 2018 – Rome, specialisation course “Diritti umani e impresa”. The course’s programme is available here.
27th April 2018 – Torre Annunziata, conference “La Convenzione europea dei diritti dell’uomo. Il ricorso individuale e la Corte di Strasburgo”. Professor Anton Giulio Lana participated speaking on the topic “The rights granted by the ECHR. Conditions for admissibility and procedures for responding to individual redresses”. Alessio Sangiorgi also intervened on the topic “Simulation of a referral to the Court of Strasbourg”. The conference’s programme is available here.
14, 15 and 16th December 2017 – Rome, 1st SIRU National Congress on “Costruiamo la medicina e la biologia della riproduzione umanizzata” organized by the Italian Society of Human Reproduction. Professor Anton Giulio Lana contributed by examining the impact of the science of reproduction in a social and cultural context.
29th and 30th November 2017 – Rome, seminar on “La discriminazione e il discorso di incitamento all’odio per motivi di razza, origine etnica e nazionalità” organised by the UFTDU and the CIR. Professor Anton Giulio Lana talked about the topic of discrimination in the Italian legislation; Mario Melillo further developed on the Italian law’s judicial profiles concerning discrimination and hate speech; and Alessio Sangiorgi presented case studies and team works.
22nd November 2017 – Rome, seminar on “Training of Lawyers on the Law Relating to Violence against Women”, organised by the Consiglio Nazionale Forense. Professor Anton Giulio Lana concluded the seminar speaking about violence against women in the ECHR’s jurisprudence.
21st and 22nd November 2017 – Rome, seminar on “Procedura di riconoscimento della protezione internazionale, richiedenti asilo vulnerabili e detenzione amministrativa”, organised by the UFTDU and the CIR. Elisa Pieragostini analysed the issue of discrimination and hate speech for reasons of race, ethnicity and nationality.
20th November 2017 – Seminar on “Disforia di genere – La nuova sensibilità guiridica partita da Messina: evoluzioni e sviluppi a seguito della sentenza del 4 novembre 2014” in the auditorium of Messina’s Appeal Court. Organised by the Sicilian branch of the UFTDU, with the participation of the Società Italiana Scienze Forensi and Messina’s Bar Council.
20th November 2017 – Roundtable on “Diritti umani e impresa. Tra il Piano di azione italiano e la legal opinion della FRA”, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Professor Anton Giulio Lana spoke assessing the issue of “Access to remedies of the European Convention on Human Rights: the right to an effective remedy and the jurisprudence of the Strasbourg Court”.
10th November 2017 – Venice, award ceremony of the Ludovic Trarieux prize for human rights. The theme was “in defence of the defenders of fundamental human rights”
22nd October 2017 – Sassari, event for the release of the white paper “L’informazione giudiziaria in Italia”, organised by Sassari’s Criminal Chamber and the Osservatorio sull’informazione giudiziaria.
19th October 2017 – Perugia, conference on “Trattamenti inumani e degradanti ed esecuzione della condanna”, organised by the Umbria branch of the UFTDU in collaboration with the Fondazione Forense di Perugia and Perugia’s Criminal Chamber.
17th October 2017 – Conference on hate crimes, organized by Milan’s Bar Council. Professor Anton Giulio Lana participated outlining the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights on the topic.
6th October 2017 – Perugia, conference “Cinema e diritti: eutanasia”, organised by the Fondazione Forense di Perugia and the National Association of Magistrates, in collaboration with the Umbria branch of the UFTDU.
5th October 2017 – 6° European Biosafety Summit, took place as the auditorium “Cosimo Piccinno” of the Ministry of Health, Rome. Its focus was on the standards of health workers in the workplace. Professor Anton Giulio Lana spoke about the legal aspects of the implementation of the directive 2010/32/UE in Italy.
22nd September 2017 – Acqui Terme, conference treating “Crimini di guerra e i Diritti umani: nell’antica Roma come nei giorni nostril”, organised by the Piedmont branch of the UFTDU and Alessandria’s Bar Council.
14th September 2017 – The representatives of the Bar Associations of the G7 countries gathered for the first time to discuss the defence of personal rights against the risks of online data manipulation and the spread of hate speech and violence on the occasion of a conference organized in Rome.
3rd July 2017 – Conference on technical-legal advice in the event of medical malpractice, organised by the UFTDU at the Court of Appeal in Rome. Find the conference’s programme here.
20th June 2017 – Due to the Italian G7 Presidency, an Intercultural Dialogue at the University of Bologna took place, discussing issues such as “Diritto e convivenza interculturale. Il ruolo degli avvocati nella promozione dell’educazione giuridica”. The event was organised by the National Bar Association, find the event’s programme here.
5th June 2017 – Conference “la vittima vulnerabile” at the Court of Appeal in Rome. The topic discussed was the protection of victims in criminal proceedings according to the directive 2012/29/UE converted from the Legislative Decree 15 December 2015 N.212. Organised by the Association of Jurists Ius ac Bonum in collaboration with the UFTDU. Professor Anton Giulio Lana spoke about crime victims according to the European Court of Human Rights. Find the conference’s programme here.
27th May 2017 – the UFTDU organises the meeting of the selection panel to choose the nominee for the Ludovic Trarieux prize.
26th May 2017 – Conference on violence against women on the web and offline. Organised by the UFTDU, held at the Sala del Mappamondo of the Chamber of Deputies. The conference was sponsored by the CNF and the Chamber of Deputies. The event will be opened by the President of the Chamber of Deputies: Laura Boldrini, the Minister of Justice: Andrea Orlando, the President of the CNF: Andrea Mascherin and the President of the IDHAE: Bertrand Favreau. Find the conference’s programme here.
5th and 6th May 2017– Professor Anton Giulio Lana participated at the conference “I Diritti umani in Europa e nel mondo”, held at the Court of Appeal in Messina. He spoke about indivisual redresses at the European Court and the conditions of admissibility. Practical cases.
27th April 2017 – Perugia, conference on “Riforma della sentenza penale in appello e rispetto dei diritti umani” organised by the Umbria branch of the UFTDU.
20th March 2017 – Perugia, conference on “La confisca ed il congelamento dei beni strumentali e dei proventi da reato nell’Unione Europea tra diritto UE e CEDU” organised by the Umbria branch of the UFTDU.
2nd March 2017 – Genova, conference “La Frontiera del Diritto e i Diritti alla Frontiera: il caso Khlaifia c. Italia” organised by the Liguria branch of the UFTDU.
14th February 2017 – Opening ceremony of the judicial year of the National Bar Association, held at the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome.
10th February 2017 – Professor Anton Giulio Lana spoke at the conference “la riforma del sistema comune europeo di asilo tra accoglimento e integrazione”, hosted by the faculty of Political Sciences of Sapienza University of Rome. The subject of the congress was the international and European right of asylum.
2nd February 2017 – Professor Anton Giulio Lana spoke to the Research Committee ‘Jo Cox’ on intolerance, xenophobia, and racism on the measures to be taken to tackle and prevent online hate speech. The event was hosted at the Sala del Mappamondo of Palazzo Montecitorio. The Chamber President Laura Boldrini also attended.
9-11 June 2016 – Merano, V local bar meeting. Professor Anton Giulio Lana carried out a report on the subject of “Vienna’s wall – Rights of migrants and the disintegration of the European Union”. The programme is available here.
3rd June 2016 – Professor Anton Giulio Lana and Mario Melillo participated at the Colloque de l’Institut des Droits de l’Homme des Avocats Européens (IDHAE) et du Barreau d’Athènes in Athens. Professor Lana, being the President of the UFTDU spoke in the first afternoon session on “Le crépuscule des droits de l’homme?”. The programme is available here.
10th December 2015 – The National Bar Association celebrated the European Lawyers Day, 2015 edition, dedicated to the protection of the freedom of expression.
10th December 2015 – celebrating the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, held at the Argentinian embassy in Italy. Find the programme here.
9th December 2015 – Meeting with the Russian Delegation for international adoptions, hosted by the National Bar Association.
24th November 2015 – Conference “Detenuti e tutela dei diritti fondamentali tra spinte innovative e tentazioni regressive: la giurisprudenza CEDU e le risposte italiane”. Held at the University of Palermo.
11th November 2015 – Conference “Politica dell’immigrazione: esperienze e proposte”. Programme is available here.
7th November 2015 – Meeting with the representatives of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, awarded the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize, held at the National Bar Association.
6th November 2015 – Conference “Doveri dell’avvocato nel processo”. Find the programme here.
31st October 2015 – Conference “Fortezza Europa: il fallimento dell’Europa nella gestione dei flussi migratori”. First edition of the “Diritti a Todi – Human Rights International Film Festival”. Find the programme here.
23rd March 2013 – Conference “Diritti umani e mediazione” organised by Rotary International, held at the University of Basilicata, the UFTDU’s Secretary General was one of the speakers.
20th March 2013 – The UFTDU, in collaboration withELSA Roma, for the ELSA day for Human Rights a workshop on International Advocacy for the protection of Human Rights.
2nd February 2013 the UFTDU in collaboration with the Osservatorio tecnico-scientifico per la sicurezza e la legalità della Regione Lazio, present the report: “ANALISI DELLE DINAMICHE E DELLE CARATTERISTICHE DELLE CONFLITTUALITÀ LOCALI IN RELAZIONE ALLA PRESENZA DI CITTADINI STRANIERI NEL LAZIO”.