Italy – Land

A. Foundational Principles

[page 11]

… Italy, in line with its undertakings at International level, recognizes the need of further improvements and commits to fill the legislative gaps still existing with refer to specific human rights protection mechanisms and instruments.To this purpose, the Government will: …

  • Strengthen mutual cooperation and support to trade union organizations, human rights defenders, non-governmental organisations and civil society, in consideration of their essential role in the promotion and protection of human rights.

Italy’s Updated NAP


(page 16)

In the field of environment protection, the promotion of high environmental standards by enterprises beyond National and EU legislation is an essential contribution to the respect, promotion and fulfilment of human rights. Particularly relevant in this context are … issues such as land grabbing.