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Press Releases
23 September 2022
Comunicato congiunto degli Inviati Speciali nell’ambito dello US-Europe Group sull’Afghanistan

Special Envoys and Representatives for Afghanistan of the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States met in Washington D.C. on September 15, 2022, to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. Other officials from Japan, Qatar, Switzerland and UNAMA also participated in the meeting as observers, which included technical sessions with […]

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Press Releases
22 September 2022
UN: Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni at the event promoted by Italy on the moratorium on the use of the death penalty

Today, on the sidelines of the High-Level Week of the United Nations 77th General Assembly Italy, in conjunction with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sierra Leone and the European Union, promoted an event on the moratorium on the use of the death penalty. In her remarks, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International […]

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Press Releases
25 August 2022
Myanmar: Joint Ministerial Statement Marking the 5th Anniversary of the Myanmar Military’s Attack against Rohingya and Ensuing Crisis

The following is the text of a joint statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union, and the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States, marking the fifth anniversary of the Myanmar military’s attack against Rohingya. Five years ago, the Myanmar military launched a […]

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Press Releases
22 August 2022
International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief (22 August 2022)

On the occasion of the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, Italy strongly reaffirms its endless and constant commitment at the international level to promote freedom in this field, and firmly condemns all forms of violence and discrimination motivated by religious affiliation or non-affiliation. With growing concern, […]

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Press Releases
28 July 2022
Afghanistan; Sereni chairs Coordination Panel

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni chaired the fifth meeting of the Coordination Panel on Afghanistan with representatives of civil society organisations, local authorities and the other administrations involved. The discussion focused on examining the humanitarian situation and identifying priorities with a view towards programming the allocation of resources for 2022 and reviewing progress on the reception […]

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Press Releases
25 July 2022
Strong condemnation of the capital executions carried out in Myanmar

Italy strongly condemns the capital executions carried out in Myanmar, on the basis of anti-terrorism laws which deny respect for fundamental rights and contradict the most basic legal and judiciary guaranties, and despite the repeated calls of the international community and of Italy. We express our deepest sympathy for the bereaved families; stand by the […]

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Diplomatic Network
8 July 2022
Palazzo Borromeo hosted event on immigration and integration

“Immigration, integration, future. Humanitarian corridors and social rebirth in Italy” was the event held at Palazzo Borromeo, headquarters of the Italian Embassy to the Holy See, on 6 July. The initiative, opened by Ambassador Francesco Di Nitto, was organised alongside the Community of Sant’Egidio. Mario Marazziti’s book “Porte aperte. Viaggio nell’Italia che non ha paura” […]

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Press Releases
17 May 2022
17 May is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) which, this year, is dedicated to the theme “Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights”, the Farnesina firmly reaffirms that human rights are inviolable individual rights that must be assured to all, with no distinction or discrimination, including for sexual orientation and gender identity. To […]

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Press Releases
17 March 2022
Sereni a Commissione ONU sulla condizione femminile: “Donne sono un potente fattore di cambiamento”

“Le donne e le ragazze sono un potente fattore di cambiamento; l’istruzione uno strumento chiave per rendere il loro ruolo sempre più importante, tuttavia, come conseguenza della pandemia, ma anche dell’aumento dei conflitti armati e delle relative crisi umanitarie, oggi si assiste a una progressiva erosione dei progressi finora registrati nel campo dell’istruzione femminile”. Lo […]

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In detail
4 March 2022
Ukraine. Della Vedova at UN debate: we support commission of inquiry on human rights violation

Speaking at the urgent debate of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation in Ukraine, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Benedetto Della Vedova, once again confirmed, with the utmost firmness, that Italy condemns the Russian Federation’s unjustified and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. “We have supported Ukraine’s initiative, which called […]

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Press Releases
1 March 2022
A group of 99 refugees and asylum seekers evacuated from Libya arrive in Italy

A group of 99 vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers was evacuated from Libya to Italy during the night. It is the first evacuation flight in 2022, organized through the joint efforts of the UNHCR, the UN Agency for Refugees, the Italian Ministries of the Interior and of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the INMP, the National […]

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