A panel discussion on The Italian Contribution to the Reform of the United Nations will take place at New York Universitys Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, located at 24 W. 12th Street, on Friday, November 21, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For further information, call 212.998.3851.
Participants in the discussion include: Alessandra Baldini, journalist with ANSA; Francesco Paolo Fulci, former Permanent Representative of Italy to the U.N.; Justice Dominic R. Massaro of the New York State Supreme Court; and Arturo Zampaglione, La Repubblica.
Featured in the discussion will be the recent book LItalia AllOnu, 1993-1999, edited by Ranieri Tallarigo. The volume traces the years in which Paolo Fulci was Italys ambassador to the U.N. It includes his recollections of the seven years in which he held that office, which were marked by Italys presence in the U.N. Security Council (1995-96), the end of Boutro Ghalis term, the election of Kofi Annan, the Italian chairmanship of Ecosoc, and the debate on the reform of the Security Council.