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7 December 2021
Sahel; Sereni, prevenire la radicalizzazione e l’estremismo violento nella regione

“Per rendere più efficace l’azione di contrasto al terrorismo che la comunità internazionale e i Paesi della regione stanno conducendo è necessario investire in maniera sempre più significativa sulla prevenzione dell’estremismo violento, lavorando con le comunità locali, con l’obiettivo di garantire servizi di base, opportunità di formazione e di sviluppo, e di costruire istituzioni credibili […]

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7 December 2021
Appointment of Stephanie Williams as UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Libya

Italy welcomes UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ appointment of Stephanie Williams as his Special Adviser on Libya. The UN plays a crucial role in support of the ongoing Libyan-owned and Libyan-led political process. At this critical juncture, both Libya and the International Community will undoubtedly benefit from Stephanie Williams’ vision, experience and previous accomplishments. The […]

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6 December 2021
Signature of Protocol between the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Office of the Government’s Extraordinary Commissioner for Missing Persons

Today, the Secretary General of the Italian Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, and Prefect Silvana Riccio signed a new collaboration protocol between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Office of the Government’s Extraordinary Commissioner for Missing Persons. This agreement concerns in particular the exchange of information on searches for Italians who […]

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6 December 2021
Minister Di Maio co-chairs the Italian-Russian Council for Economic, Industrial and Financial Cooperation with the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Manturov

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio received today, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, to co-chair the work of the 18th plenary session of the “Italo-Russian Council for Economic, Industrial and Financial Cooperation” (CIRCEIF). Thematic sessions followed the […]

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6 December 2021
Myanmar/Burma: Declaration by the High Representative Josep Borrell on behalf of the European Union on the situation

Today, President Win Myint, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Mayor Myo Aung were sentenced to jail terms in Myanmar. Their trial was politically motivated.  It represents another step towards the dismantling of the rule of law and a further blatant violation of human rights in Myanmar. The European Union strongly condemns this politically […]

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4 December 2021
FOREIGN MINISTRY NOTE – Minister Di Maio has met with Josep Borrell, The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Today, on the occasion of the Rome-Med Dialogues, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, had a meeting with Josep Borrell, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Their cordial discussion gave an overview of the main issues at stake for the EU Foreign Ministers. In reaffirming that the […]

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3 December 2021
FOC 10th Anniversary Helsinki Declaration – Towards a Rules-based, Democratic and Digitally Inclusive World

Preamble  We, the Foreign Ministers of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) Member States, strongly reaffirm our commitment to protect and promote human rights for all, both online and offline, as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other human rights instruments. Today, the FOC’s mission to promote Internet freedom and protect human […]

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3 December 2021
ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY NOTE – Stabbing of two Italians in New York

The Italian Foreign Ministry and the Consulate General in New York, in close collaboration with the local police, are following with the utmost attention the serial stabbing case in which one Italian was killed and another wounded. We are providing every possible assistance to the Italian who was injured and to the family members of […]

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3 December 2021
FARNESINA’S NOTE – Meeting between Minister Luigi Di Maio with his Portuguese counterpart, Augusto Santos Silva

Today, on the occasion of the Rome-Med Dialogues, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, had a meeting with the Portuguese Foreign Minister, Augusto Santos Silva. The Ministers agreed on the need to maintain close coordination at the European level, in view of the reforms of the Stability Pact and the […]

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3 December 2021
Minister Di Maio meets Croatian Foreign Minister, Gordan Grlić Radman

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, met today, on the occasion of the Rome-Med Dialogues, with the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, Gordan Grlić Radman. The Ministers took stock of bilateral relations – including an exchange on the respective measures adopted to prevent COVID […]

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