The hall of the Waldensian Church of Rome hosts the ceremony “A Forty-year-long Commitment for Human Rights" to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU). The event is organised concomitantly to the International Day of Non-Violence which is commemorated precisely on 2 October, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.
The ceremony will be introduced by the President of the CIDU, Fabrizio Petri, followed by the opening statement on Human Rights 40 years after the establishment of the CIDU by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Claudia Del Re, and remarks by the Undersecretary for Family and Disability, Vincenzo Zoccano, and by the Director-General for Political and Security Affairs of the Foreign Ministry, Diego Brasioli.
The morning agenda schedules a Round Table dedicated to “The Human Rights System on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” while the afternoon session will be devoted to a number of reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, in a session entitled: “Interactive Face to Face with Human Rights Defenders”, which will be moderated by actress and TV anchor-woman, Lucia Loffredo.
The event will be wound up by the President of the CIDU, Fabrizio Petri.