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UN experts to Biden: “Stop both state and federal executions”

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GENEVA, MARCH 11 – UN human rights Special Rapporteurs* have called on President Biden to do everything in his power to end executions in...

UNECE transport ministers adopt resolution to address Covid failures

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GENEVA, FEBRUARY 23 - Transport leaders from around the world have called for urgent and concerted action to address systemic vulnerabilities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused widespread disruption to transport...

46th session of the Human Rights Council underway in Geneva

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GENEVA, FEBRUARY 22 - On the opening day of a new UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his “full support to the people of Myanmar”, three weeks after the...

46th Session of Human Rights Council will focus on Covid-19

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GENEVA, FEBRUARY 21 - The COVID-19 pandemic would be a dominant feature throughout the 46th regular session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) which will open...

Human Rights: Italy participates in Universal Periodic Review

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GENEVA, JANUARY 19 - As member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Italy is participating in the 37th session of the Universal Periodic...

Who: scientists tackle vaccine safety, efficacy and access at global forum

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GENEVA, 18 JANUARY - More than 2,800 scientists from 130 countries gathered in a virtual forum hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to...

IFRC president to lauch new analysis about climate-related disasters and COVID-19

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NEW YORK/GENEVA, 23 SEPTEMBER - The President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Francesco Rocca, met journalists online...

UNITAR: Cornado presents project for the benefit of 14 SIDS countries

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GENEVA, SEPTEMBER 2 - Ambassador Gian Lorenzo Cornado, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva, today participated in the 7th meeting...

COVID-19: Cornado, “pandemic a test for our societies, with greater impact...

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GENEVA, JULY 1 - COVID-19 represented and it is still representing a test for our societies, their organizations and their resilience to unexpected shocks. The...

Human Rights Council resumes 43rd session in Geneva; children and women’s...

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GENEVA, JUNE 16 - The Human Rights Council resumed its forty-third session, which was suspended on 13 March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

COVID-19: Cornado, “a human rights approach is needed to avoid negative...

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GENEVA, APRIL 30 - A human rights-based approach is necessary to avoid that responses to COVID-19 have a negative impact on the enjoyment of fundamental...

UNECE Forum of Mayors 2020 next October in Geneva: building urban...

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GENEVA, APRIL 22 - As COVID-19 continues to spread across Europe, local governments are on the front lines of addressing this unprecedented pandemic. With...

New ILO report shows: insufficient paid work affects almost half a...

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GENEVA, 24 JANUARY– Almost half a billion people are working fewer paid hours than they would like or lack adequate access to paid work,...

100 years of the Maternity Protection Convention: a seminary at ILO...

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GENEVA, NOVEMBER 5 - The year 2019 marks both the ILO’s first centenary and the 100th anniversary of international labour standards on maternity protection....

Mediterranean Diet: Italy @UN Geneva asks to stop conflicts of interest...

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GENEVA, NOVEMBER 3 - Dr. Francesco Branca, Director of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of WHO and Prof. Anna Lartey, Director for...

ILO Open Day to mark its centenary, 100 years for social...

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GENEVA, 14 OCTOBER - To mark its centenary, the International Labour Office (ILO), the first specialized agency of the United Nations, will open its...

“Lights and atmospheres of Tuscany”: landscapes of Cristiano Batacchi on display...

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GENEVA, OCTOBER 7 - The United Nations Office at Geneva and the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations Office organized an exhibition...

Italy attends COP18 in Geneva, focus on trade in endangered species

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GENEVA, AUGUST 21 - The 18th Conference of Parties (COP18) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES),...

Women: Italy in Geneva condemns any form of violence and discrimination

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GENEVA, JUNE 27  - "Italy strongly condemns any form of violence and discrimination against women, while says yes to gender parity and equal opportunities...

Trade expert Tiziana Zugliano is new Chairwoman WTO Committee on TRIMs

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GENEVA, JUNE 7 - The WTO’s Goods Council, on 4 June, approved a list of new chairs to the 14 subsidiary bodies that report...