VIENNA, 23 MAY – On the thirtieth anniversary of the Capaci massacre, in which the magistrate Giovanni Falcone died, the Italian Permanent Representation to the international organizations in Vienna recalled the figure of the judge who “tirelessly worked ‘with the United Nations to fight transnational organized crime “. In his latest international conference, the first Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) in the Austrian capital, Falcone led the Italian delegation and launched the trial which led to the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC,) recalls the Italian mission led by Ambassador Alessandro Cortese.
The figure of Falcone was commemorated today in Italy: in Palermo, the meeting “The global vocation of Giovanni Falcone’s thought: the international projection of the fight against the mafia”, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with IILA – the Italo-Latin American International Organization, brought together the highest Italian authorities and some international guests in the Church of the Spasm. Giovanni Tartagli Polcini, Legal Adviser of the Directorate General for Globalization and Global Issues (DGMO) of the MAECI, has let the thought of the Italian judges killed by the mafia travel through time and firmly guide the international community in the fight against organized crime. Significant results were achieved by the Falcone-Borsellino Program, recalled by Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio: 400 magistrates participating in advanced training courses, 24 Latin American and Caribbean countries involved through 42 enforcement institutions.
The demonstrations in Palermo are closed at 17.58, the time of the massacre, in front of the Falcone tree where icons of people gathered, on the thirtieth anniversary of the assassination of the judge, his wife Francesca Morvillo and escort agents Vito Schifani, Antonio Montinaro and Rocco Dicillo. (@OnuItalia)