This research study was aimed at reinterpreting art. 11 of the Italian Constitution – signed in 1947 - in light of recent changes in the international order, the European integration process and the interpretations given by legal doctrine and constitutional bodies.
In particular, it analyzed the rejection of war; the consent to limitations on sovereignty in order to ensure peace and justice among nations, and the promotion of international organizations devoted to this aim.
The research was divided into six studies on the historical origins of art. 11 and its importance for Italy's foreign affairs, European integration, Italy’s involvement in the United Nations and NATO, and the promotion of the international order.
The results of the research were submitted to the attention of aconference organized under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic on November 27, 2012, and has been published in a volume by Editoriale scientifica in 2013.