The CRUI, deeply concerned by what is happening in Ukraine, animated by the conviction that attention to the construction and consolidation of peace by peaceful means is the constitutive vocation of the Academy, certain that a strong and immediate diplomatic action, conducted in good faith by all parties, is the only way to face the complexity of the ongoing conflict:

  • The Conference endorses the un Secretary-General's call of 23 February on respect for the principles of the CHARTER of the United Nations, on the need to establish a ceasefire and to embark on the path of dialogue and negotiation;
  • firmly reaffirms the importance of peace and dialogue as irreplaceable values for coexistence among peoples and condemns every act of violence and abuse of human rights and fundamental freedoms;
  • expresses genuine solidarity for the people involved and particular closeness to the entire academic community in Ukraine;
  • following the course of events, it evaluates the possibility of taking action to encourage concrete actions for the benefit and support of colleagues, as well as students, victims of the situation, including the return to Italy of students present in the conflict zones.