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Press Releases
30 March 2023
Declaration of the Summit for Democracy

We, the leaders of the Summit for Democracy, reaffirm our shared belief that democracy – government reflecting the effective participation and will of the people – is humanity’s most enduring means to advance peace, prosperity, equality, sustainable development, and security.  Democracy is necessary to ensure that every voice is heard, that the human rights of […]

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Press Releases
8 March 2023
Ministerial Statement on the Situation for Women and Girls in Afghanistan on International Women’s Day

The following is a statement from the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States and the High Representative of the European […]

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Diplomatic Network
7 February 2023
Tanzania, Roundtable against female genital mutilation

Ambassador Marco Lombardi hosted at the Residence of the Italian Embassy in Dar es Salaam the “United Nations International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation” event, organised together with the local UNFPA and UNICEF Delegations, as well as the AICS (Italian Agency for Development Cooperation) in Nairobi. It was a roundtable discussion on […]

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Press Releases
6 February 2023
Italy’s commitment to eliminate the practice of Female Genital Mutilation

On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Italy is reaffirming its unconditional commitment to the elimination of this aberrant and inhuman practice, which constitutes a serious violation of human rights and has irreversible consequences on the health and physical and psychological development of girls and young women – […]

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Press Releases
29 December 2022
Joint Statement from Foreign Ministers on the Taliban’s Ban on Afghan Women Working for National and International NGOs

The Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States and the High Representative of the European Union are gravely concerned that the Taliban’s reckless and dangerous order barring female employees of national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the workplace puts at risk […]

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Press Releases
23 December 2022
​Africa-Europe project: identities and differences. Dialogues between cultures and policies

With a view to supporting stability, security and development initiatives in the African continent, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Directorate-General for Global Affairs (Central Africa Directorate), has financed a project called “Africa-Europe: Identities and Differences. Dialogues between Cultures and Policies”, promoted by the Union of African Communities of Italy (UCAI) Onlus – Non(-profit Organisation). […]

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Press Releases
21 December 2022
Joint Statement from Foreign Ministers on Taliban Decision to Ban Women from Universities

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of Italy, the United States of America, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, and the High Representative of the European Union on the occasion of the Taliban’s decision to ban women from universities. Begin Text: The […]

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Press Releases
20 December 2022
Undersecretary of State, Maria Tripodi, receives at the Farnesina a group of Iranian university students studying in Italy (20 December 2022)

This morning, at the Farnesina, Undersecretary of State Maria Tripodi received – on behalf of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Antonio Tajani – a group of Iranian university students studying in Italy. Undersecretary Tripodi confirmed once again Italy’s firm condemnation of the brutal repression of protests, of the […]

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Press Releases
10 December 2022
International Human Rights Day

Today, we celebrate the International Human Rights Day. On this same date, seventy-four years ago, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly with the aim, after the horrors of the Second World War, of contributing to the construction of a new international order based on the respect for […]

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In detail
7 December 2022
Third meeting of the Committee for the Study and Development of International Humanitarian Law

The Committee for the Study and Development of International Humanitarian Law, which promotes and coordinates International Humanitarian Law at a national level, has held its third meeting at the Farnesina. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Antonio Tajani, who attended the Committee meeting for the first time since he […]

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Press Releases
25 November 2022
25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Farnesina and its foreign network fully join the awareness-raising campaign “UNITE! Activism to End Violence against Women & Girls. Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!”, promoted by UN Women, which in 2022 focuses on the fundamental contribution given by movements, organisations and […]

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