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Italy’s participation in the 40th session of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review on human rights
Italy’s participation in the 40th session of the Working Group of the Universal Periodic Review on human rights01/24/2022

The 40th 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 conclusion of third cycle of the UPR, which started...

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Italy condems the recent bombing in Yemen
Italy condems the recent bombing in Yemen01/22/2022

Italy strongly condemns the aerial bombing on a prison in Saada, in the Yemeni territory controlled by Houthi rebels, which caused dozens of victims. It is urgent to stop the Yemeni conflict, which is causing suffering and victims among the civilian population. The parties must return to the negotiating table immediately...

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Syria. Little Mustafa is on his way to Italy
Syria. Little Mustafa is on his way to Italy01/20/2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expresses its deep satisfaction at the imminent arrival in Italy of the family of Mr. Munzir al-Nazzal and little Mustafa, the Syrian refugees portrayed in the photograph by Turkish artist Mehmet Aslan, the winner of the “Siena International Photo Awar...

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Mostra “1849-1871. Ebrei di Roma tra segregazione ed emancipazione”
Mostra “1849-1871. Ebrei di Roma tra segregazione ed emancipazione”01/12/2022

Percorso espositivo e video-progetto per raccontare la costruzione dell'Italia unita e il ruolo delle comunità ebraiche italiane https://italiana.esteri.it/italiana/progetti/mostra-1849-1871-ebrei-di-roma/  

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Presentazione della candidatura della città di Roma a EXPO 2030
Presentazione della candidatura della città di Roma a EXPO 203001/06/2022

Martedì 14 dicembre si è svolta – in modalità virtuale – la 169 edizione dell’Assemblea Generale del Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). Durante i lavori i delegati, che rappresentano i 170 Stati membri del BIE, hanno assistito alla prima presentazione della candidatura della ci...

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14th Conference of Italian Ambassadors around the World (20 – 21 December 2021)
14th Conference of Italian Ambassadors around the World (20 – 21 December 2021)12/20/2021

On Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 December 2021, the 14th Conference of Italian Ambassadors around the World took place at the Foreign Ministry titled: “Making a new start together: how Italy’s foreign and European policy can contribute to reshaping the International System”. Speakers included the President of t...

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International Migrants Day 2021
International Migrants Day 202112/18/2021

The United Nations today celebrates International Migrants Day, established by the General Assembly on 18 December 1990. This occasion commemorates the contribution that migrants make to the societies and economies of all countries around the world. This year, the Day was dedicated to the impact of COVID-19 on human mobility,...

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First Italian National Space Day
First Italian National Space Day12/16/2021

December 16, 2021. Today is the first First National Space Day, in memory of the launch of the first Italian satellite, San Marco 1, which took place on December 15, 1964, and which allowed Italy to be among the very first countries in the world to exceed the earth's atmosphere. Since then, Italy has obtaines many space-firsts/records...

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PM Draghi's call with IOM Director General António Vitorino
PM Draghi's call with IOM Director General António Vitorino12/14/2021

The President of the Council of Ministers had a telephone conversation today with the Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), António Vitorino. The conversation focused on the consolidated cooperation between Italy and the IOM in managing migration flows in the Central Mediterrane...

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Meeting with the new Italian JPOs
Meeting with the new Italian JPOs12/13/2021

The Italian Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Marie Sol Fulci, met by videoconference the new Italian JPOs selected to carry out a period of professional training at some Geneva-based International Organizations and Agencies of the United Nations, such as the World Health Organization (WHO); the United Nations...

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International Human Rights Day (10 December 2021) – Statement by Minister Di Maio
International Human Rights Day (10 December 2021) – Statement by Minister Di Maio12/10/2021

Statement by Mr Luigi Di Maio, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe * * * “Today we celebrate the International Human Rights Day. Respect for human rights has advanced significantly since the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights in 1...

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Statement by President Mattarella on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day
Statement by President Mattarella on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day12/10/2021

The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day, issued the following statement: "The Day annually commemorates an event of exceptional significance: the adoption of the Universal Declaration by which the international community recognized at the highest level the inviolable...

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