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Covid-19: Minister Speranza at G7, Maintain gradual approach
Covid-19: Minister Speranza at G7, "Maintain gradual approach"10/21/2021

Minister Roberto Speranza participated this afternoon, via videoconference, in the G7 of health ministers. Speranza reiterated "the gradual approach to be maintained in this phase of living with Covid-19". "The vaccine is the key to get out of this pandemic, but it also remains important to continue to invest in people's...

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Participation of Ambassador Cornado to the event ''Update on Preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference COP26
Participation of Ambassador Cornado to the event ''Update on Preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference COP2610/21/2021

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado delivered opening remarks at the event "Update on Preparations for the UN Climate Change Conference COP26”. The event was organized at the Palais des Nations by the Permanent Mis...

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First meeting of the National Commission for the Study and Development of International Humanitarian Law. Message from Minister Di Maio
First meeting of the National Commission for the Study and Development of International Humanitarian Law. Message from Minister Di Maio10/18/2021

Dear President, Dear Members of the Commission, the activity of the Commission for the Study and Development of International Humanitarian Law begins today with the first meeting at the Foreign Ministry. The Commission will be called upon to deal with issues that are extremely topical, in relation to which Italy has always...

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Project Report card in pocket for refugee minors
Project "Report card in pocket" for refugee minors10/15/2021

The project "Pagella in tasca - Channels of study for refugee minors" promoted by UNHCR and INTERSOS, in collaboration with the Farnesina and the Ministry of the Interior and co-financed by the Italian Episcopal Conference and Migrantes Foundation, has started. The first 5 young refugees, Sudanese from Darfur, arrived in...

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2021 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
2021 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction10/13/2021

October 13 is a day to remind the world that disaster risk is man-made. The goal of the 2021 International day for disaster risk reduction, #OnlyTogether # DRR Days, is to provide an advocacy platform to highlight best practices and examples of international cooperation that have a positive impact on the lives of people...

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G20 extraordinary leaders’ meeting on Afghanistan
G20 extraordinary leaders’ meeting on Afghanistan10/12/2021

Under Italy’s Presidency of the G20 and at the initiative of President of the Council of Ministers Mario Draghi, an extraordinary meeting of G20 leaders on Afghanistan will be held on Tuesday 12 October. The meeting will be held at 13:00 (CET) via video conference. Following the meeting, Prime Minister Draghi will ...

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World and European Day against the Death Penalty
World and European Day against the Death Penalty10/10/2021

The Day against the Death Penalty, which is celebrated in Europe and in the world on October 10, is an opportunity to reaffirm Italy's unconditional opposition to the death penalty: a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment, which denies human dignity and does not allow for a remedy in the event of a judicial error. This...

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La settimana alle Nazioni Unite
La settimana alle Nazioni Unite10/10/2021

Consulta il calendario dei lavori delle Nazioni Unite e le principali ricorrenze internazionali previste per questa settimana: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/the-week-ahead-the-united-nations Per conoscere quali eventi in calendario saranno diffusi via webcast, clicca qui: https://media.un.org/en/webtv/schedule  

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UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management (7-8 October 2021) and the 82nd session of the Committee on Urban Development, Housing, and Land Management
UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management (7-8 October 2021) and the 82nd session of the Committee on Urban Development, Housing, and Land Management 10/07/2021

The UNECE Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management is taking place at the United Nation in Geneva, Switzerland, on 6 and 7 October 2021, in the framework of the eighty-second session of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development and Land Management. The Ministerial Meeting is reviewing and...

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48th Session of the Human Rights Council – Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya
48th Session of the Human Rights Council – Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya10/07/2021

The Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, intervened today at the Interactive Dialogue with the Fact-Finding Mission on Libya during the 48th Session of the Human Rights Council. He expressed appreciation for the work done so far by the Members of the FFM, particularly...

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