On Thursday, 15 December at 3 p.m., the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will host the Presentation of the Italian Year Book on Human Rights 2016, organised by the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU), in partnership with the University of Padua.
The event will be opened by the Deputy Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry, Michele Baiano, and chaired by the President of CIDU, Fabrizio Petri.
Following a brief musical interlude by a member of the “Musicians for Humans Rights” Orchestra, the presentation will continue with contributions by Antonio Papisca, Professor Emeritus at the University of Padua and Director of the Year Book on Human Rights, Francesca Tardioli, the Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director General and Central Director for Political Affairs, Marco Mascia, Director of the University Centre for Human Rights of the University of Padua, Martina Pignatti Morano, President of “Un ponte per”, and Nicola Lapenta, Head of the National Civil Service at the Pope John XXIII Community Association.
The presentation will close with remarks by Fabrizio Petri, the President of CIDU.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in following the event are requested to apply for accreditation in one of the following two ways:
– by filling the interactive form at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp, attaching thereto, unless already provided, the information requested in digital format (letter from the media organisation and, for representatives of foreign media, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country).
– by sending an email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org (Tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210), attaching thereto the letter of his/her media organisation (or press card) and, for members of the foreign press, a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country.
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews should enter the Ministry from the main entrance– left-hand side – from 2:15 p.m.