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Italy to the Council the UN human rights: still way to go for migrant workers, and minorities
the ROME - It is open today, 24 February, the 43rd session of the Un human rights in Geneva, which will last until march 20. At the opening, United Nations secretary-general, António Guterres, has urged governments and civil society, and the world to action: “human rights are under attack. The challenges increase and no Country is immune”. According to Guterres, there are seven areas of action are crucial for the improvement of the living conditions of millions of people: sustainable development, human rights in times of crisis, gender equality and women's rights, participation of civil society, rights of future generations, collective action to respond to the current crises, human rights in the digital age.

Italy, and the united nations recommendations. During this session, Italy will have to show that you have done its part. In fact, our Country will have to respond to the recommendations received during the most recent Council Universal Periodic Review UN. Periodic Reviews to monitor the quality of the rights guaranteed in a given Country, and have every five years. The last one was in 2019, the previous the 2014. Through this monitoring tool, each member State provides an update on measures adopted in implementation of international obligations. At the same same time, receives recommendations from other States for the strengthening of the action of protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.

The 306 recommendations. last November, Italy has received 306 recommendations. In 2014 were 184. The report was recently released and shows all. The delegations concerned were 121, the Italian was led by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Manlio di Stefano (the one who said with a lightness that Italy has a conscience in the colonial “clean”).

The references to prevailing are on migrant workers. to Ratify the Convention on the rights of migrant workers and their families, to review the decrees, yet, respect the principle of non-refoulement: these are just some of the many recommendations that concern the rights of the migrant persons. It was also required that the Country should establish a monitoring system of trafficking and exploitation of persons and that it be strengthened and not osteggino the rescue at sea of the NGOS.

The attention to the community LGBTQI. 41 delegations suggested the creation of an independent national body for the protection of human rights, while 17 of the recommendations concern the rights of the community, LGBTQI, an increase compared to the 2014 (8). Were highlighted the lack of legislation for the protection of the roma and sinti, the inadequacy for the welcome places for women escaping violence, the overcrowding of the prisons. In the course of the next few weeks Italy will have to expound to the Council the UN in what way is taking steps to improve the lives of its citizens and towns, of those who would like to be and who is in transit.

“Italy should suspend its agreements with the libyan coast guard” . The recommendations do not end here. The January 31, Dunja Mijatovic, the commissioner for human rights of the Council of Europe, had asked Italy to suspend “all activities of cooperation with the libyan coast guard until it respects the human rights of migrants”. A note that arrived a few days after the renewal of the memorandum between Italy and Libya, harshly criticized by NGOS and associations for human rights.

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