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Press Releases
20 October 2022
FOC Joint Statement on Internet Shutdowns in Iran

We, the members of the Freedom Online Coalition, are deeply alarmed by and strongly condemn the measures undertaken by Iran to restrict access to the Internet following the nationwide protests over the tragic killing of Mahsa Amini. In furtherance of what has become a longstanding pattern of censorship, the Iranian government has to a large […]

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Press Releases
23 September 2022
Undersecretary, Hon. Manlio Di Stefano attends the G20 Trade Ministers’ Meeting (Bali, 22-23 September 2022)

The G20 Trade Minster’s Summit, attended by Undersecretary Di Stefano from 22 to 23 September in Bali, Indonesia, has come to an end. The issues discussed at the meeting focused on the Ukrainian crisis, the reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the role of the multilateral trading system in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, […]

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Press Releases
15 July 2022
Event on the Mediterranean Diet as an Instrument of Diplomacy held at the Reggia di Caserta with Minister Di Maio and FAO Director General, Qu Dongyu

Friday 15 July – An event on the “Mediterranean Diet as an Instrument of Diplomacy” was held today in the Palatine Chapel of the Royal Palace of Caserta. The event was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute/CIHEAM Bari and the Municipality of Caserta. It […]

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Press Releases
7 January 2022
Note of the Foreign Ministry – Deputy Minister Marina Sereni attended extraordinary meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Marina Sereni, attended today the extraordinary meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs, held via video teleconferencing. The meeting focused on the tensions along the Russian-Ukrainian border and on the prospects for resuming talks with Russia, ahead of the NATO-Russia Council, scheduled for next week. Taking the floor, Deputy Minister Sereni once […]

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Press Releases
3 December 2021
FOC 10th Anniversary Helsinki Declaration – Towards a Rules-based, Democratic and Digitally Inclusive World

Preamble  We, the Foreign Ministers of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) Member States, strongly reaffirm our commitment to protect and promote human rights for all, both online and offline, as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other human rights instruments. Today, the FOC’s mission to promote Internet freedom and protect human […]

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Press Releases
12 November 2021
Election of Professor Nesi to the United Nations Commission on International Law

After more than ten years, an Italian academic has returned to the prestigious United Nations Commission on International Law. With 152 votes Giuseppe Nesi, Professor of International Law at the University of Trento, has just been elected by the UN General Assembly in New York to the critical body of 34 jurists whose delicate task […]

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Press Releases
1 October 2021
Ministerial Meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) – Chair press statement

This afternoon the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity (GFSEC) took place – in a videoconference format – at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The Conference was the conclusive step of the Italian rotating Chairmanship of the Forum, which was supported by the United States of America […]

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Press Releases
24 September 2021
Uniting for Consensus Group (UfC) Press release

Ministers of the Member Countries of the “Uniting for Consensus[1]” Group (UfC) held a virtual meeting today to assess the status and prospects of the United Nations Security Council reform process. The Ministers noted that, despite the persistence of diverging views on key aspects of the reform, the latest Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) confirmed the commitment […]

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Press Releases
24 September 2021
Uniting for Consensus Group (UfC) Press release

Ministers of the Member Countries of the “Uniting for Consensus[1]” Group (UfC) held a virtual meeting today to assess the status and prospects of the United Nations Security Council reform process. The Ministers noted that, despite the persistence of diverging views on key aspects of the reform, the latest Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) confirmed the commitment […]

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Events
22 April 2021
Della Vedova at the UN: urban security and safety requires the guarantee of human rights

Deputy Minister Della Vedova has participated today, with a video message, in the High-level Debate on Urban Safety, at the UN General Assembly. The event, held in a hybrid format, has been organized to implement Resolution No. 75/196 on strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, for which Italy was one of the sponsoring countries. The debate, introduced by […]

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Press Releases
22 April 2021
Della Vedova at the UN: urban security and safety requires the guarantee of human rights

Deputy Minister Della Vedova has participated today, with a video message, in the High-level Debate on Urban Safety, at the UN General Assembly. The event, held in a hybrid format, has been organized to implement Resolution No. 75/196 on strengthening the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, for which Italy was one of the sponsoring countries. The debate, introduced by […]

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