HRC43: Statement on Italy

Statement to the UN Human Rights Council 43rd Session (24 February – 20 March 2020) Item 6: Universal Periodic Review I speak on behalf of Women’s International League for Peace […]

Joint submission for the UPR of Italy

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 […]

The Role of the Vatican in the United Nations

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom IEC held in lieu of the 27th Triennial Congress, July 27-August 3, 2001 in Geneva, Switzerland: The Vatican, called the “Holy See” is recognised as a Non-Member […]

Human Rights for Silvia Baraldini

The 26th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, August 1-6, 1995 in Helsinki, Finland: The 26th International WILPF Congress urges the US Government to repatriate Silvia Baraldini, Italian citizen and political prisoner in the US, from prison in the US to a prison in Italy, in accordance with the Strasbourg Rights Convention, which provides for the repatriation of prisoners to their country of origin. The US and several European countries have accepted the Convention early on, and Italy ratified it in 1989. Actions: (a) To mobilize public awareness of the situation of Silvia Baraldini by undertaking a worldwide campaign for her repatriation to Italy; and (b) for WILPF section to write to US President Bill Clinton to take steps for the repatriation of Silvia Baraldini to Italy.