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#UNSCFORALL: What the Uniting for Consensus Group is working for
#UNSCFORALL: What the Uniting for Consensus Group is working for01/25/2021

As new and ever-evolving drivers of conflict and challenges threaten our peace and security, the United Nations is called to become more effective, inclusive and fit for purpose. A comprehensive reform of the Security Council, the UN body that holds the primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and...

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A Partnership with Africa
A Partnership with Africa 01/22/2021

Africa has long been a top priority in Italian foreign policy. Nowadays, the relationship with the countries of the Continent and its organizations is based on an equal partnership, oriented towards sustainable development to face together the multiple global challenges, thus surpassing the traditional vision of donor and...

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General Assembly - Informal Meeting to hear a briefing by the President of the General Assembly
General Assembly - Informal Meeting to hear a briefing by the President of the General Assembly 01/21/2021

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, at the Informal meeting of the plenary to hear a briefing by Volkan Bozkır, President of the General Assembly on his priorities for 2021 --- Mr. President, Thank you very much. Italy aligns itself with the statement mad...

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Meeting of the Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition
Meeting of the Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition01/19/2021

    Wecoming remarks by Amb. Stefano Stefanile, Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN Excellencies, dear colleagues, I have the pleasure to warmly welcome you to the first meeting of the Group of Friends of Food Security and Nutrition in 2021. I wish you the best for the new year that has just ...

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Security Council - Open Debate (VTC) on Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts
Security Council - Open Debate (VTC) on Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts01/06/2021

Statement delivered by Italy at the Security Council VTC Open Debate on Maintenance of international peace and security: Challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts --- Italy thanks the Government of Tunisia for organizing this Open Debate, which offers the opportunity to discuss how to address the...

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Resumed nineteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC - Side Event
Resumed nineteenth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the ICC - Side Event12/18/2020

Intreductory statement delivered by Ambassador Stefano Stefanile, Deputy Permanent Representative and Charge' d'Affaires a.i. of Italy to the United Nations, at the Side Event on "Assessing the Independent Expert Review (IER) Report’s findings and recommendations on victims’ rights: the perspectives of NGOs." -...

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Press Release - Risoluzione ONU sulla moratoria universale della pena di morte
Press Release - Risoluzione ONU sulla moratoria universale della pena di morte12/17/2020

Grazie all’impegno dell’Italia, dell’UE e degli altri promotori della campagna internazionale contro la pena di morte, l’Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite ha adottato l’ottava risoluzione biennale per una moratoria universale della pena di morte con il numero record di 123 voti a favore. ...

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Event on “African Union Silencing the Guns Initiative: the role of illicit financial flows in fuelling instability in Africa”
Event on “African Union Silencing the Guns Initiative: the role of illicit financial flows in fuelling instability in Africa”12/10/2020

Statement delivered by Ambassador Stefano Stefanile, Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, at the Event on “African Union Silencing the Guns Initiative: the role of illicit financial flows in fuelling instability in Africa”. ---   Thank you, Mr. Moderator. I am very pleased ...

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Security Council - Meeting in Arria Formula on “Youth, Peace and Security”
Security Council - Meeting in Arria Formula on “Youth, Peace and Security”12/10/2020

Statement delivered by Italy at the Security Council Meeting in Arria Formula on “Youth, Peace and Security”. ---   Thank you Mr. President and I would like to thank South Africa and all the co-hosts for organizing this meeting on the 5th anniversary of Resolution 2250 as well as the Youth Envoy and all ...

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Virtual Event on “Team Europe Global Response to COVID-19”
Virtual Event on “Team Europe Global Response to COVID-19” 12/09/2020

Statement by the Permanent Representative of Italy to the UN, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, at the virtual Event on “Team Europe Global Response to COVID-19” --- I thank the European Delegation and to Germany for organizing this initiative. Italy has been one of the main sponsors and promoters of a mult...

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Virtual Event on Corruption in the time of COVID-19: a double-threat”
Virtual Event on "Corruption in the time of COVID-19: a double-threat” 12/07/2020

Statement delivered by Ambassador Stefano Stefanile, Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, at the virtual Event  on "Corruption in the time of COVID-19: a double-threat”. ---   I thank Colombia and Peru’ for having promoted this event. A special acknowledgement also goes to th...

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Event to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of AOSIS
Event to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of AOSIS12/03/2020

    Statement delivered by Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, at the Event "A SIDS Moment in December" to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of AOSIS       Thank you Ambassador Young, thank you Lois for inviting me to the celebration of t...

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