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19 April 2019
The Foreign Ministry acts to protect displaced persons and refugees in Libya, Tunisia and Ethiopia with new contributions to the UNHCR

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation approved, with resources from the Africa Fund, new financial contributions worth 7 million Euro towards the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), for projects and assistance to IDPs and refugees in Lybia, Tunisia and Ethiopia. In Lybia, in consideration of the risks civil population, […]

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28 March 2019
Geneva Launch Event of the EAT-Lancet Commission on “Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems”

The Geneva Launch of the EAT Lancet Commission Report on “Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems” took place today at the Palais des Nations. Co-sponsoring of the event from the World Health Organization, initially announced, was lately withdrawn. However, the Director of WHO’s Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Dr. Francesco Branca, took part […]

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22 March 2019
Press release on the launch of the EAT-Lancet Commission Report on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems (Geneva, 28 March 2019)

Next March 28th, a presentation of the EAT-Lancet Commission Report on “Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems” will take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, sponsored by the World Health Organization. We believe that the World Health Organization should not have anything to do with this initiative, and here we are explaining why. […]

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19 March 2019
Visit to Geneva of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Claudia Del Re (18-19 March 2019)

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Claudia Emanuela Del Re, was in official visit to Geneva on 18 and 19 March 2019, accompanied by the Director General for Development Cooperation, Min. Plen. Giorgio Marrapodi, and by the Permanent Representative of Italy to the International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado. During his […]

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15 March 2019
Meeting of the “Group of Friends of Healthy and Sustainable Diets: Mediterranean and others” with WHO Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Today, members of the “Group of Friends of Healthy and Sustainable Diets: Mediterranean and others” together with observer countries, met with the Director General of the World Health Organization. The Group, bringing together Albania, Cyprus, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco, Montenegro, North Macedonia, San Marino and Tunisia, explained its objective of promoting and preserving […]

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12 March 2019
Transparency of medicines’ prices – Minister Grillo presents the draft resolution proposed to WHO

“Without transparency in the market of medicines there cannot be true competition. Cost of medicines is a crucial topic for our country, because it is directly linked to the sustainability of the national health system. We should not be afraid of transparency, markets should not fear a change in this direction, which is more and […]

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8 March 2019
8 march 2019 – International Women’s Day

The 8th of March is dedicated to the International Women’s Day, an occasion for celebrating the acts of courage and strength of ordinary women that played an extraordinary role for advancing their societies and communities. The 8th of March is also a day for reflecting on progresses achieved by womnen and thanks to the contribution […]

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5 March 2019
40th session of the Human Rights Council – Side event on “promoting quality alternative care for children with disabilities”

The Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva cosponsored today a side event on “promoting quality alternative care for children with disabilities”, in the framework of the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council and further to the full day annual meeting on the Rights of the Child. The side event was […]

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4 March 2019
40th session of the Human Rights Council – annual full day meeting on the rights of the child

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva, Amb. Gian Lorenzo Cornado, intervened today at the annual full day meeting on the rights of the Child, during the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council. The theme of the meeting was the empowerment of children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their […]

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26 February 2019
Deputy Minister Del Re in Geneva: Conference on Disarmament, Human Rights Council, Pledging Conference on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

During her mission to Geneva (February 25-26, 2019), the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Claudia Del Re, has participated to the high-level segment of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council. Its presence in Geneva has a special meaning in light of Italy’s entry, for the period 2019-2021, among the […]

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