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14 May 2019
Italian Carabinieri train police units in Uganda and Rwanda

Italian Carabinieri continue the training of  police units in Rwanda and Uganda within the framework of the cooperation programme between the Italian Embassy in Kampala, the Police Corps of both countries and the General Command of the Carabinieri. The training programme focuses on forensic activities and on the management of public order in compliance with international […]

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14 May 2019
Los Angeles: the 6th edition of the Starring Europe Festival comes to a close

The sixth edition of the European Union Film Festival, ‘Starring Europe’, created to celebrate the best of the European Union’s contemporary film productions, has recently closed in Los Angeles. The Festival screens both feature films and shorts that have won festivals in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Poland […]

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14 May 2019
Info Day on the EU programme: “ENI CBC Mare Mediterraneo”

Today at the Farnesina, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, spoke at the presentation of the EU 68-million-euro cross-border “ENI CBC MED“ programme which aims to finance development projects in the Mediterranean Basin for the transfer of technology and innovation, social inclusion and climate change involving small and medium-sized […]

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13 May 2019
Verdi’s Trovatore opens in Tirana to celebrate the EU Week

The Embassy of Italy in Tirana, in conjunction with the Albanian National Opera and Ballet, staged ‘Il Trovatore’, Giuseppe Verdi’s drama in four acts and the second opera of his so-called ‘trilogia popolare’. The production celebrates the 2019 EU Week and promotes the opera as a distinctive feature of Italian culture. “Wherever politics builds borders, […]

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13 May 2019
Playwriting contest “One, No One and One Hundred Thousand”

​The production of the short story entitled “Eresia catara” staged by the Istituto Comprensivo Statale Italiano in Barcelona won the first prize for higher Secondary Schools in the “One, No One and One Hundred Thousand” playwriting contest.    The closing event of the contest took place in Agrigento on 7-10 May and was promoted by the Regional School Board of Sicily, […]

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13 May 2019
Leonardo: 5 concerts in Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Bahia Blanca, a city south of the vast province of Buenos Aires, kicked off a cycle of concerts to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci with a concert entitled ‘Amanecer desde Toscana’ (‘Dawn in Tuscany’). With this cycle, which is entitled ‘Leonardo da Vinci, the Genius of the Universal Italy’, the […]

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10 May 2019
Meeting on the Junior Professional Officer Program

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the 12th Meeting on the Junior Professional Officer / JPO Program from 8 to 10 May. The meeting was attended by more than 120 delegates from member countries and representatives of international organizations, including the UN Secretariat, specialized agencies, United Nations funds and programs, and the World Bank. The […]

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10 May 2019
Italy among the key international players in the Space industry

Within the context of Italian participation in the Satellite 2019 Exhibit in Washington, the President of the Italian Space Agency, Giorgio Saccoccia, spoke at the conference organised by the Italian Embassy to present the governance framework of the Italian space industry. The conference, which was inaugurated by the Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armando […]

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10 May 2019
Miami: ‘Fare cinema’ opens at the Coral Gables

The second edition of ‘Fare Cinema’, the Italian Film Festival that will tour 100 cities in the world, was organised by the Italian Consulate General in Miami and held at the Coral Gables. The rich programme of the 2019 edition closed yesterday with great public acclaim, having attracted more than 700 spectators. This year’s edition was […]

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10 May 2019
41st National Assembly of the Union of Honorary Consuls in Italy (UCOI) and the 12th International Congress of the Union of Honorary Consuls in the World (UCOIM)

On 10 May, the Farnesina’s Sala Aldo Moro hosts the 41st National Assembly of the Union of Honorary Consuls in Italy (UCOI) and the 12th International Congress of the Union of Honorary Consuls in the World (UCOIM). Over 40 years, the UCOI has united most of the almost 100 Honorary Consuls in Italy who are […]

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