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Message from Minister Di Maio on the occasion of the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Marcinelle disaster
Message from Minister Di Maio on the occasion of the commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Marcinelle disaster08/08/2022

Hon. Luigi Di Maio, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, addressed a message to compatriots abroad on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the Marcinelle tragedy, celebrated Aug. 8 as the "Day of the Sacrifice of Italian Labor in the World." To read the message click here

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​Somalia. Emergency funding from Italian Cooperation in response to the country’s food crisis
​Somalia. Emergency funding from Italian Cooperation in response to the country’s food crisis08/05/2022

In response to the long drought affecting the Horn of Africa, and its consequences, Italian Cooperation is providing emergency funding of 500,000 euro for the work of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Somalia. The grant will allow the IFRC to support Somalia’s Red Cres...

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Geneva. Intellectual property. WIPO General Assemblies
Geneva. Intellectual property. WIPO General Assemblies07/15/2022

Italy is participating, along with other 192 Member States in the yearly session of the General Assemblies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) which began yesterday in Geneva. The specialized agency of the United Nations promotes the use and protection of intellectual property at international level...

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Intervention of Italy at the Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, within the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council
Intervention of Italy at the Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, within the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council07/06/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, took the floor today at the Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya during the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council. He welcomed the report presented today by the Mission and he expressed appreciation...

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Statement of Italy during the Urgent Debate on situation of the human rights of women and girls in Afghanistan at the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Statement of Italy during the Urgent Debate on situation of the human rights of women and girls in Afghanistan at the 50th session of the Human Rights Council 07/01/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, took the floor today during the Urgent Debate on situation of the human rights of women and girls in Afghanistan, in the framework of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council. “F...

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Intervention of Italy at Interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria during the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council.
Intervention of Italy at Interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria during the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council.06/29/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, took the floor today at the Interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, chaired by Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, during the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council. Ambassador Cornado recalled how the Syrian...

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Webinar of Italian section of ALAI on the topic of the application of alternative dispute resolution methods06/27/2022

The Mission of Italy in Geneva joined on 27 June 2022 the webinar organised by the Italian section of ALAI (Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale) on the topic of the application of alternative dispute resolution methods in case of removal of user-generated and shared content from online sharing platforms (see attached programme). The pro...

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Statement of Italy in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Statement of Italy in the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council06/24/2022

The Head of the human rights section of the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Counsellor Daniele Borrelli, took the floor today during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and...

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Statement of Italy on the occasion of the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education in the framework of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Statement of Italy on the occasion of the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education in the framework of the 50th session of the Human Rights Council06/23/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, took the floor today during the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Koumbou Boly Barry, in the framework of the 50th session of the Human Rights...

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Francesco Rocca wins re-election as President of the IFRC
Francesco Rocca wins re-election as President of the IFRC06/19/2022

June 19 2022, Geneva - Francesco Rocca has secured a second four-year term as President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Mr. Rocca was elected by representatives of 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the IFRC’s 23rd General Assembly held in Geneva. On...

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Statement of Italy during the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on discrimination against women and girls during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Statement of Italy during the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on discrimination against women and girls during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council06/17/2022

The Head of the human rights section of the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Counsellor Daniele Borrelli, took the floor today during the Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on discrimination against women and girls, in the framework of the 50th session...

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Statement of Italy in the Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Statement of Italy in the Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity during the 50th session of the Human Rights Council06/17/2022

The Head of the human rights section of the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Counsellor Daniele Borrelli, took the floor today during the Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation...

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