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Europe
Alfano: “Domani a Gorizia per dialogare con chi ha a cuore la relazione con i Balcani occidentali”“Sono molto lieto di poter dialogare domani a Gorizia - città che ha conosciuto divisioni, ma che ha saputo ricomporle nel quadro della comune appartenenza all’Europa - con tutti coloro che hanno a cuore la...
France - Italian Cultural Institute in Paris features Luchino Visconti's Death in VeniceFrance - Italian Cultural Institute in Paris features Luchino Visconti's "Death in Venice"The Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Paris has scheduled the screening of one of Luchino Visconti's masterpieces to celebrate Venice in the French capital, that is hosting...
Davide Tranchina's revealing snapshots of the island of Montecristo Davide Tranchina's revealing snapshots of the island of Montecristo Situated in the Tyrrhenian Sea and part of the Tuscan Archipelago, Montecristo is one of the wildest and inaccessible Italian islands. In his "40 days and 40 nights in Montecristo"...
Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs Vincenzo Amendola's second day of mission to CyprusUndersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs Vincenzo Amendola's second day of mission to CyprusSecond day of mission to Cyprus for Foreign Affairs Undersecretary of State, Vincenzo Amendola, who participated today in the 127th session of the Committee of Ministers...
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Overview

The Directorate General for European Countries handles bilateral political, economic and cultural relations with 53 European countries and various regional organisations, coordinating a network of 43 embassies and one permanent representation.

The Directorate General for European Countries carries out a range of activities such as organising periodic summits of the highest-ranking officials from the member states of the European Union and frequent meetings with candidate countries. It also manages Italy's dynamic relations with the Russian Federation and ongoing interest for Balkan countries.

The Directorate also provides support for missions, visits and meetings of other exponents of the Italian government, first and foremost the two Under-Secretaries of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for the countries within the province of the EU Directorate General

Special attention is paid to Parliamentary relations with the countries within the Directorate General's province. The EU Directorate General provides the Commission delegations and MEPs with support material.

The Directorate General helps apply the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy CFSP, ensuring participation in CFSP meetings within its authority. In addition, within the sphere of its duties in managing financial resources, the Director General is responsible for several budget chapters, including 4020 (economic and trade promotion), 4040 (financing of COMITES activity), the funds for the Council of Europe, the European Youth Programme, initiatives for Italian ethic minorities in the former Yugoslavia and those exiled from Istria, Fiume and Dalmatia.

The Directorate General for Europe is also manages resources for development cooperation with Eastern and Central European countries and the Balkans  Law 212/92, Law 180/92 and Law 84/01.

 


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