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Intervention of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

SANTIAGO (CHILE), ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN, 5 AUGUST 2014.

On 5 August 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, gave a keynote speech at the headquarters of the Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). In her intervention, the Minister focused on Europe’s past and future ties to Latin America, and underlined the capital importance of regionalism as a means to pursue peace and prosperity. 

She said:

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A Statement of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

UNITED NATIONS (NEW YORK), 7th SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE OF STATES PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, 10 JUNE 2014.

On 10 June 2014, at the 7th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Mr. Alfredo Ferrante of the Ministry of Labour and Social Policies reported about the state of the art in the implementation of the Convention by Italy. After having highlighted the alignment of Italy with the position of the European Union on the matter, and stressed the importance of the empowerment of persons with disabilities for the attainment of an inclusive society, he illustrated the steps taken by his Country:

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