11 March 2010
The United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) Brussels Desk Officer for Italy covered the media aspects relating to the UN Human Rights High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay’s first-ever visit to Italy, from 10 to 11 March 2010.
Ms. Pillay at the Italian UNA final event
One of a key moments of Ms. Pillay’s visit was her speech at the Senate, where she expressed concerns about the aspects of Italy’s security and social integration policies. The speech had a wide echo and made the headlines, stirring a few political comments by both sides of the national political spectrum.