Italy 20th in 'good country' rankings

But at 102nd place for peace, international security

(ANSA) - London, June 24 - Italy ranks 20 out of 125 countries for its contribution to humanity and the planet according to a new index published Tuesday.
    The Good Country Index ranks countries on the basis of data from the United Nations, World Bank and other international organisations. Ireland came in first place followed by Finland, Switzerland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Britain, Norway, Denmark and Belgium. Italy came ahead of the United States in 21st place.
    War-torn Iraq, Libya and Vietnam came bottom of the index.
    Italy came 19th on the list under the specific health and wellbeing ranking, but dropped to 22nd for culture, to 38th for science and technology and to 102nd for its contribution to peace and international security.


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