Project Description

March 2019

This joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Italy was written by WILPF, together with the Fondazione Pangea onlus, Associazione Trama di Terre onlus, Filomena – La rete delle donne, and Unione Donne in Italia. The submission highlights concerns and recommendations on the loosening of regulations for the acquisition and use of guns, the new self-defence legislation, the Human rights impact of Italy’s arms transfers, arms transfer regulation, the response to migration flows, and the National Action Plan 1325.