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11 December 2023
Italy’s pledges on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In the framework of the High-level Event organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, announced today during the “Pledging Session” Italy’s commitments […]

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1 December 2023
Statement of Italy during the Intersessional Workshop on Cultural Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage at the Human Rights Council

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, took the floor today during the Intersessional Workshop on Cultural Rights and the Protection of Cultural Heritage at the Human Rights Council. The one-day workshop has been convened according to the HRC Resolution 49/7 entitled “Cultural rights […]

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29 November 2023
Italian participation in the 114th session of the IOM Council (Geneva, 29 November 2023)

The 114th session of the Council of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ended today in Geneva. Over 100 national delegations and a large number of observers participated to the meeting and expressed their support for the new Director General, Amy Pope, and for the important work carried out by IOM in managing migration flows, […]

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25 November 2023
Farnesina: Minister Tajani’s participation in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Farnesina will join the UN awareness campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. On Saturday 25th November at 6:00 p.m., the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, will take part in the lighting ceremony of the Farnesina Palace, which will take place in the square in front […]

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14 November 2023
UNECE/WHO Europe. Ambassador Grassi co-chairs the Strategic Roundtable on Climate Change Resilience in the Water and Health sectors.

On November 13th, 2023, the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Amb. Vincenzo Grassi, co-chaired, together with his Dutch counterpart, Amb. Paul Bekkers, the opening session of the Strategic Roundtable on Strengthening Resilience to climate change in the context of the Water and Health Protocol, organized at […]

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13 November 2023
“Art and Human Rights”: to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Italy presents a contemporary art exhibition at the Palais des Nations

In the framework of the campaign promoted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Italy presents a contemporary art exhibition entitled “Art and Human Rights” which will be held at the Palais des Nations from 4 to 15 […]

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6 November 2023
Second meeting of the UNDRR Support Group under the Italian Chairpersonship.

Italy, represented by the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, chaired the second meeting of the Support Group of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), at the presence of the Special Representative for the Secretary General on Disaster Risk Reduction, Mami […]

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30 October 2023
Scientific Cooperation. Calls for applications 2024.

“Farnesina Prize – Italian bilateral scientific cooperation award” 2024 The award, now in its sixth edition, is for Italian researchers under 35 and will be bestowed to an Italian scientist currently active in the country where he or she works, who has distinguished himself or herself for his or her contribution to bilateral scientific cooperation […]

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26 October 2023
International humanitarian law. The Military Attorney General Marco De Paolis delivered a lectio magistralis discussing the Italian military justice experience in fighting impunity against crimes committed during the Second World War.

On 25 October 2023, the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, hosted a large audience of Ambassadors, international civil servants and jurists for the lectio magistralis of the Military Attorney General at the Military Court of Appeal in Rome, Marco De Paolis, entitled: “Fighting […]

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18 October 2023
Ambassador Grassi meets a ministerial delegation from the Republic of Chad

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, received today the Secretary of State for International Partnerships of the Republic of Chad, Madeleine Alingue’, accompanied by a ministerial delegation as well as representatives of UNHCR and UNDP in the African country. In the framework of […]

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