In 2014 the Comitato Interministeriale per i Diritti Umani (CIDU) of the Italian Foreign Ministry organised three meetings on 17th April, 30th July and 10th September 2014 to present the draft Report of Italy and exchange views with Italian CSOs. The President of CIDU, Min. Plen. Gianludovico De Martino also met civil society representatives in May 2014 in Geneva. WILPF regards this latter initiative as a positive practice for broad and inclusive consultations with civil society and hope that timely meetings will be programmatically scheduled in the follow up of the second review of Italy.
Moreover, WILPF encourages the Italian government to elaborate a Mid-Term Report on the implementation of the UPR Recommendations, which was not done after the first review in 2010.
This review looks at: