Joint Submission for the UPR of Italy

2 September 2019

WILPF made a joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Italy, with Fondazione Pangea onlus, Associazione Trama di Terre onlus, Filomena – La rete delle donne, and Unione Donne in Italia.

The joint submission highlights the following concerns and recommendations:

  • Loosening of regulations for the acquisition and use of guns
  • Concerns around the new self-defence legislation
  • Human rights impact of Italy’s arms transfers
  • The need for a tighter arms transfers regulation 
  • Concerns around the response to migration flows
  • The National Action Plan 1325 (NAP 1325)

Download the full joint submission for the UPR of Italy