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Junior Professional Officers of International Organisations (JPO) Programme – 2022-2023 Edition
Junior Professional Officers of International Organisations (JPO) Programme – 2022-2023 Edition11/24/2022

The Italian Junior Professional Officer Programme, known as JPO Programme, is a multilateral development cooperation initiative sponsored by the Government of Italy through the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and implemented by the United Nations...

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UNECE Working Group on Aging: elected to chair the group Mr. Alfredo Ferrante
UNECE Working Group on Aging: elected to chair the group Mr. Alfredo Ferrante11/21/2022

At the 15th session of the UNECE Working Group on Aging, held Nov. 21 and 22 in Geneva, Alfredo Ferrante, currently head of the International Relations Office of the Department for Family Policies of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, was elected to chair the Working Group. The Working Group on Aging is a permanent...

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Statement by President Mattarella to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Statement by President Mattarella to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims11/20/2022

The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, released the following statement to mark the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: «The large number of people who lose their lives or who are seriously injured on our roads constitutes an unacceptable social affliction. Road traffic victims are a price...

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Statement by President Mattarella to mark the Universal Day of the Rights of the Child and Adolescent
Statement by President Mattarella to mark the Universal Day of the Rights of the Child and Adolescent11/20/2022

The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, released the following statement: «The International Convention on the Rights of the Child and Adolescent has placed children and adolescents at the centre of a system of fundamental rights: the right to non-discrimination, the right to have the best interest of the ...

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​Undersecretary Tripodi in Dublin for conference on protecting civilians from Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas
​Undersecretary Tripodi in Dublin for conference on protecting civilians from Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas11/18/2022

The Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Maria Tripodi, has attended a conference in Dublin which adopted a political declaration strengthening the protection of civilians from the humanitarian consequences arising from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA). Over 60 States...

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Forum globale per l’armonizzazione dei regolamenti dei veicoli. Italia rieletta alla Presidenza
Forum globale per l’armonizzazione dei regolamenti dei veicoli. Italia rieletta alla Presidenza11/17/2022

Nel corso della 188ma sessione del Forum globale per l’armonizzazione dei regolamenti dei veicoli – WP.29 svoltasi dal 14 al 16 novembre a Ginevra, i delegati hanno rieletto alla Presidenza del Forum l’Ing. Antonio Erario del Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti. Il Forum è un organism...

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Italy hosted in Montreux a retreat in preparation for the IX Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
Italy hosted in Montreux a retreat in preparation for the IX Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)11/14/2022

On 10 and 11 November, the Permanent Mission of Italy to the Conference on Disarmament hosted a retreat in Montreux (Switzerland) in preparation for the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention, chaired this year by Ambassador Leonardo Bencini. Organized in collaboration with Wilton Park (executive...

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Italy’s participation in the 41st session of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review on Human Rights
Italy’s participation in the 41st session of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review on Human Rights11/07/2022

The 41st session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group, a mechanism of review among the Member States of the United Nations on the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms, began today within the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This session marks also the commencement of fourth cycle of the UPR, which will...

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Intervention by Italy at the High Level Ministerial Segment of the 14th Meeting of the Conference of Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on wetlands11/04/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, took the floor today in the context of the High Level Ministerial Segment of the 14th Meeting of the Conference of Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on wetlands . "As pointed out in the theme of this COP14,...

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Inauguration of the Innovation Lab of the ILO Training Centre in Turin, with support from the Farnesina
Inauguration of the Innovation Lab of the ILO Training Centre in Turin, with support from the Farnesina11/03/2022

The Farnesina confirms its support to the UN Training Centre in Turin in the name of innovation. On 27 October, the Principal Director for Migration Issues and International Mobility, Minister Plenipotentiary Stefano Bianchi, inaugurated the Innovation Lab of the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International...

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2022 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
2022 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction10/13/2022

October 13 is a day we remind ourselves the world that disaster risk is man-made. The goal of the 2022 International Disaster Risk Reduction Day, #OnlyTogether # DRR Days, is to provide an advocacy platform to highlight best practices and examples of international cooperation that positively impact the lives of people...

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Speech of the Permanent Representative of Italy to the 73rd session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees.
Speech of the Permanent Representative of Italy to the 73rd session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. 10/12/2022

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, delivered his statement to the 73rd session of the Executive Committee of UNHCR, in the presence of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi. Ambassador Cornado pointed out...

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