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Press Releases
28 November 2022
Undersecretary Tripodi’s participation in the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention at UN Geneva

On behalf of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Maria Tripodi, attended the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) at the United Nations Building in Geneva. Chaired by Ambassador Leonardo Bencini, Italy’s Permanent Representative to the Disarmament […]

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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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Press Releases
18 November 2022
​Undersecretary Tripodi in Dublin for conference on protecting civilians from Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

The Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Maria Tripodi, has attended a conference in Dublin which adopted a political declaration strengthening the protection of civilians from the humanitarian consequences arising from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA). Over 60 States attended the event, as well as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and […]

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Events
11 November 2022
MED Trident Workshop on cooperation in nuclear forensics

A MED Trident Drill took place from 9 to 11 November 2022 at the National Fire Prevention Institute (Istituto Superiore Antincendi – ISA) in Rome. The drill consisted of a multilateral workshop promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and dedicated to capacity building in the detection of radiological-nuclear material and judicial […]

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Press Releases
31 October 2022
Russia: Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on Russia’s decision to suspend its participation in the UN Black Sea Grain Initiative

Russia’s unjustified decision to suspend its participation in the UN Black Sea Grain Initiative obstructs the export of much needed grain to address the global food crisis. Russia is solely responsible for the global food security crisis it has caused by its unprovoked and unjustified war of aggression against Ukraine and its blockade of Ukrainian […]

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Press Releases
10 October 2022
European and World Day against the Death Penalty

To mark European and World Day against the Death Penalty, Italy reaffirms its unconditional opposition to the death penalty, a cruel, inhuman, and degrading punishment that denies human dignity and has no added value in terms of discouraging crime and of assuring security while it makes any judicial error fatally irreversible. Every year, the European […]

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Press Releases
3 October 2022
Italy re-elected to the Council of the International Telecommunication Union

Today, 3 October, Italy has been re-elected to the Council of the International Telecommunication Union – ITU, at the Plenipotentiary Conference under way in Bucharest. The re-election, with very broad consensus, confirms Italy’s eminent role at the ITU, the Geneva-based United Nations Agency specialized in Information and Communication Technologies, and represents yet another recognition of […]

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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
22 September 2022
UfC Ministerial joint press release

The “Uniting for Consensus” Group (UfC: Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Spain, Türkiye) met on the 22nd September, 2022, at Ministerial level, on the margins of the High-Level week of the United Nations 77th General Assembly in New York. In light of the deterioration of the […]

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Press Releases
1 June 2022
Iraq, Deputy Minister Sereni’s mission proceeds amid consultations, agreements and meetings with the civil society

The first day of Deputy Minister Marina Sereni’s mission to Iraq, which featured several meetings with representatives of the local institutions, of the major international organisations present in Iraq and Italian personnel, has come to an end. The Deputy Minister was received by the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and by the Minister of […]

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Diplomatic Network
13 May 2022
Côte d’Ivoire hosts UN Conference against desertification

The 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) entitled “Land. Life. Legacy: from scarcity to prosperity” is underway in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). The summit, which started on 9 May and will last until 20 May, is attended by delegations from over 190 countries and international organisations, along with […]

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