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17 July 2018
Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today with the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura. The meeting provided with an opportunity to touch upon the current situation in Syria and the activities of the office of the Special Envoy, […]

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16 July 2018
Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with ITC Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Amb. Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today with Executive Director of ITC (International Trade Center), Arancha Gonzales. During the meeting, the Executive Director highlighted Italian expertise and professional contribution to the ITC’s activities. The cooperation with ITC is built on pilot […]

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12 July 2018
Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today wit the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi. The meeting gave an opportunity to highlight the intense and fruitful collaboration between the Agency and our country. While thanking Mr. Grandi for the […]

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12 July 2018
Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN and other International Organiations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Ambassador Peter Maurer. During meeting, the two discussed existing collaborations between Italy and ICRC and ways to strenghten cooperation in several crisis contexts. Since […]

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9 July 2018
Meeting of Ambassador Cornado with the Director General of IOM, William Lacy Swing

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Amb. Gian Lorenzo Cornado, met today IOM’s Director General, Amb. William Lacy Swing. The meeting provided with an opportunity to witness the excellent collaboration between the Organization and Italy. While thanking Director Swing for the leadership, friendship and professionalism demonstrated […]

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5 July 2018
Statement of Amb Cornado at General Debate on technical assistance and capacity-building (HRC 38)

The role of the technical assistance as a tool for the strengthening of the national policies for the promotion and protection of human rights, the role and the field presence of the OHCHR and the importance to support the universal participation in the work of the Human Rights Council, have been the focus of the […]

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4 July 2018
Ambassador Cornado presents his credentials to the Director General of WTO, Roberto Azevedo

Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, the new Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, presented today his credentials to World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo. Ambassador Cornado stressed that Italy keeps supporting the WTO multilateral trade system, as well as appreciates its role in the consolidation of […]

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2 July 2018
Statement of Ambassador Cornado at the 38th session of the Human Rights Council

On his first day as Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gianlorenzo Cornado participated to the work of the 38th ordinary session of the Human Rights Council on the occasion of the interactive dialogue with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia […]

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7 June 2018
Launch of Guidance on gender and mine victims assistance funded by Italy

Today the Delegation of Italy to the Conference on Disarmament (CD), in cooperation with the Gender and Mine Action Programme (GMAP), hosted a side event on “Guidelines on gender and diversity-responsive victim assistance in mine action”, on the margins of the Intersessional Meeting of the Ottawa Convention on anti-personnel landmines. The event was presided by […]

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6 June 2018
Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review

The 30th session of the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (2017-2022) started in Geneva on May 7th and lasted two weeks. The UPR is both a challenge and an opportunity for all 193 Member States to promote and protect human rights: during the process, the State under examination has the possibility to share […]

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