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Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, A/HRC/4/19/Add.4, 15 February 2007: Italy


69. The Government should consider the establishment by law of an independent national institution for the promotion and protection of human rights in accordance with the Paris Principles and for combating all forms of discrimination in a holistic manner, including all grounds such as race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation and any other status. Pending the establishment of this institution, the Government should consider with urgency the need to increase the level of independence and the human as well as financial resources of the National Office for the Fight against Racial Discrimination.

Link to full text of the report: Mission report-SR Racism-Italy-2007-eng