Italy appoints first Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBTQI+ people

Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio announced the appointment of Fabrizio Petri as Italy's first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ people in the world. 

Petri currently serves as the Chair of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights (CIDU). 

The Special Envoy will coordinate Ministry of Foreign Affairs action for protection against discrimination and promotion of the rights of LGBTQI+ persons and communities and promote broader decriminalization worldwide.

News article - Agenzia Italiana