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Press Releases
8 February 2022
Della Vedova: good Polish proposal for a new dialogue on European security in the OSCE

“The proposal for a renewed dialogue on European security in the OSCE offers a valuable opportunity that must not be missed, to once again re-engage in the vision of a free, democratic, common and indivisible Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian security community.” These are the words spoken by the Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, Benedetto Della Vedova, during […]

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Diplomatic Network
12 August 2021
Tirana: the new edition of YouthTrail begins

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is working with Italy and Greece to support young people in Albania. For International Youth Day, which the UN celebrates on August 12 to underline the fundamental role that young people must play in the common struggle to build a better world for all, Italy and […]

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Press Releases
13 June 2021
Italy welcomes the developments between Armenia and Azerbaijan

We favourably welcome the arrangements reached yesterday between Armenia and Azerbaijan, hoping for the strengthening of a climate of mutual trust in the South Caucasus, a strategic region for Italian and EU interests. Italy supports the strengthening of dialogue between the two countries, with the support of the EU and the OSCE, aimed at regional […]

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Press Releases
21 April 2021
Della Vedova at OSCE: human rights and fundamental freedoms are crucial to society’s resilience

Deputy Minister Benedetto Della Vedova participated today in the closing session of the annual OSCE-wide Counter-Terrorism Conference, organised by the Swedish OSCE Chairmanship in cooperation with the OSCE Secretariat’s Transnational Threats Department. The Conference focused on the root causes of violent extremism and radicalisation, the tools available to States to prevent and counter the phenomenon […]

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In detail
9 December 2020
International Anti-Corruption Day 2020

Minister Luigi Di Maio delivered the opening address of the Day, which also featured the participation of the Special Representative of OSCE Chairperson-in Office on Combating Corruption, Paola Severino, and the Director General for Global Affairs, Luca Sabbatucci  

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Press Releases
4 December 2020
Matteo Mecacci appointed Director of OSCE/ODIHR

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to express its great satisfaction at the appointment of Matteo Mecacci as the new Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). A prestigious appointment that confirms the excellent qualities of the candidate and the great respect Italy enjoys within the OSCE, where he continues […]

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Press Releases
3 December 2020
OSCE: Sereni, reviving the spirit of Helsinki

“Thirty years ago, the Charter of Paris heralded the beginning of an era of peace and security in Europe. Today, more than ever before, in the midst of a pandemic and worrying security scenarios, we must ask ourselves how we can revive the ‘spirit of Helsinki’”, said the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marina Sereni, […]

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In detail
12 November 2020
Kosovo, Italy welcomes latest developments

We welcome the endorsement made by the Implementation and Monitoring Council (IMC) on Special Protective Zones in Kosovo, of the Italy-facilitated solution to the long-standing issue of the road network near the Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Deçan/Dečane. The IMC decision was made possible thanks to the facilitation between the parties carried out by the Italian […]

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Diplomatic Network
30 October 2020
Georgia: Italia partecipa a osservazione elettorale

L’Italia contribuisce attivamente alle operazioni di osservazione elettorale in occasione delle elezioni politiche del 31 ottobre per il rinnovo del Parlamento della Georgia. Una delegazione di sei membri del nostro Parlamento è giunta nel Paese caucasico per partecipare alle operazioni di osservazione svolte nell’ambito delle Assemblee Parlamentari di NATO e Consiglio d’Europa. L’Italia contribuisce inoltre […]

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Press Releases
30 September 2020
Appointment of Vincenzo Del Monaco as Head of the OSCE Mission in Tirana

Italy warmly welcomes the news of the appointment of the Italian diplomat Vincenzo Del Monaco as Head of the OSCE Mission in Tirana. The success of Italy’s candidacy is an important recognition of Italy’s active role in the OSCE – an organization to which our country is one of the main contributors in terms of […]

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