Brexit, the vote in Great Britain and the right to know* The national elections in the UK are already upon us. These elections will be central to handling the issue of Brexit: will the next government take an even harder negotiating posture with Brussels, or will it show flexibility to get the most out of Brussels? The stakes are high:
Thanks to Sen. Enrico Buemi In collaboration with Friday 12 May 2017, 3pm Defence Committee Room Palazzo Carpegna Senate of the Republic Via degli Staderari, 2 INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DEBATE IN 21st CENTURY CONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES. LESSONS FROM ITALY: WHAT ISSUES AND WHICH REFORMS? First session (3pm – 5pm) International principles, standards and issues Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Ambassador, former Minister
Exactly eight months after Marco Pannella passed away, we welcome the statement by Alfred de Zayas, the United Nations Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order: “Because the right to know is crucial to every democracy, whistleblowers should be protected, not persecuted.” The statement by the Independent Expert of the Office of the UN High
Written by Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant’Agata With the city of Aleppo now almost completely overrun by forces loyal to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, social media has made the carnage obvious. Western politicians cannot claim to have not known about it. They saw the footage of poor Syrian children running for cover, mothers crying for their loved ones, indiscriminate bombings.
Excellencies, dear guests, dear friends, I gladly accepted the proposal of the Secretary General of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law Marco Pannella, Matteo Angioli, to host a conference in the Senate on the “Rule of law and the right to know”, sponsored by the International Institute of Criminal Sciences, the Italian Society for International Organizations and the
I decided to say farewell to Marco Pannella my way. I decided to tell him, as he always did, as he also did with me, “see you right now!” (a subito!), because there is no time to walk down the memory lane and glee about past victories, and the time we have left we must use it with commitment in
Earlier this morning at the Palais des Nations of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva took place the panel “SOS Rule of Law”. The panel was organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy, in cooperation with the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty with the support of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and Hands Off Cain. Italian