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13 June 2024
Tajani and UN Secretary-General Guterres in Brindisi for the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Global Service Centre

  Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres are in Brindisi for the ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Global Service Centre, the facility overseeing the logistics of UN peacekeeping operations. In addition to providing logistical support, the Global Service […]

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12 June 2024
Tajani welcomes U.S. lifting of export ban on fresh and short-matured pork products from Tuscany and Umbria

The U.S. government today recognised the regions of Umbria and Tuscany, Italy, as being free of swine vesicular disease (MVS), effective 12 July. As a result of this decision, exports of fresh and short-matured (less than 400 days) pork products from Tuscany and Umbria to the United States will resume. “I am very happy with […]

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11 June 2024
Undersecretary Maria Tripodi in Amman for the “Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza”

The Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Maria Tripodi, spoke today in Amman, on behalf of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, at the international Conference “Call for Action: Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza”. At the centre of the agenda there was a discussion on the actions to be taken […]

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9 June 2024
Minister Tajani in Berlin for the Ukraine Recovery Conference

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Antonio Tajani, is in Berlin to participate in the Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC), the most important annual event to discuss economic support, reforms and the reconstruction of Ukraine, which Italy will organise in 2025. Hon. Tajani stated: “The Italian government is firmly […]

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8 June 2024
Italy re-elected in New York as a member of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations for the three-year period 2025-2027

On 7 June 2024 Italy was re-elected in New York as a member of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations for the three-year period 2025-2027, with 183 votes out of 190 voting countries.  We were the most voted country within the Group of Western Countries in the three-year mandate election round, […]

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6 June 2024
Food For Gaza in support of the civilian population in the Strip – a mobile scanner for Cyprus Customs

This morning, the Gioia Tauro Port Authority handed over a state-of-the-art mobile scanner to be shipped to Cyprus to the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency and the Italian Protection Department, as part of the Italian government’s humanitarian initiative “Food for Gaza” in support of the Palestinian civilian population in the Strip. “With this operation, we […]

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6 June 2024
Return from Poland of child abducted from her Italian father

A little girl who was abducted from her Italian father in 2021 and taken to Poland by her mother, who had disappeared with the child, returned to Italy today. Right from the start, the Italian Embassy in Warsaw took steps in close coordination with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Unit for the Protection of […]

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6 June 2024
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation sets up the National and International Table for the Enhancement of Popular and Amateur Music

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani has signed a Decree to set up the National and International Table for the Enhancement of Popular and Amateur Music. “Italy has a tradition of bands, fanfares, choirs and folkloristic groups, a reminder that there is a strong attachment to popular […]

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5 June 2024
Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani welcomes UNICEF’s decision to transfer its Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP) to Milan

“UNICEF’s decision testifies to the importance of the city of Milan, beating heart of the Italian economy and crossroads of investments and opportunities. Milan is not only a city of companies and business, it is much more. It is a driving force in Italy for volunteering and activism,” said Tajani, adding that “UNICEF could not […]

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5 June 2024
Launch of “La Cultura del Restauro”, a project promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation with the Botticino School of Restoration

The project “La Cultura del Restauro” (The Culture of Restoration) was launched in Paris on 3 June. The initiative, carried out by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Botticino School of Restoration – Valore Italia, envisages a series of enhancement and restoration projects held in Italian Cultural Institutes […]

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