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17 February 2012
Cooperation: humanitarian aid in Niger and Mali

The Italian Cooperation contributed to the region humanitarian aid programme being run by the CICR in Niger and northern Mali, in concert with the respective Red Cross Societies, on behalf of rural families in a region especially threatened by famine as a result of climate-related conditions. Italy’s contribution to the CICR programme (amounting to approximately […]

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7 February 2012
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation: Terzi calls for UN Resolution condemning the practice

“2012 could be the year when, through a Resolution by the UN General Assembly, the international community condemns this barbaric practice. A practice that inflicts grievous damage on the dignity and physical and psychological health of women and girls, of whom over 140 million are affected throughout the world”. This was the declaration made by […]

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Interviews
7 February 2012
De Mistura: “Ma la crisi è solo attenuata. Non molliamo” (Corriere della Sera)

Staffan De Mistura, il nuovo sottosegretario agli Esteri del governo Monti, è un «tecnico» particolare. Diplomatico dell’Onu «sul campo», ha viaggiato in lungo e in largo, soprattutto in Africa e in Medio Oriente. Ha gestito diverse crisi umanitarie in Corno d’Africa, Etiopia, Sudan e ovviamente Somalia. Sa bene cosa vuol dire per tanta gente vivere […]

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2 February 2012
Cooperation: Uganda, new pavilion for Kitgum Hospital

A new administrative pavilion for St. Joseph’s Hospital in Kitgum in Uganda, was inaugurated on 31 January 2012, the construction of which was made possible thanks to funding from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. To read more select ITALIANO at the top of the page.

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2 February 2012
Cooperazione: Uganda, nuovo padiglione in ospedale Kitgum

È stato inaugurato il 31 gennaio 2012 il nuovo padiglione amministrativo dell’ospedale St. Joseph a Kitgum in Uganda, la cui costruzione è stata possibile grazie a fondi del progetto del Ministero degli Affari Esteri. Lo staff della Cooperazione Italiana e di Avsi erano presenti alla cerimonia insieme all’ambasciatore italiano in Uganda Stefano Deiak e ad […]

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30 January 2012
Somalia: Terzi meets with Premier Ali: Italy still supporting stabilisation

Italy is “strongly determined to continue its support for Somalia’s efforts at stabilization, and especially on the security front”, Minister Giulio Terzi assured at the end of a meeting today at the foreign ministry in Rome with the Prime Minister of the Somali Transitional Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali. “A fundamental aspect of our relations with […]

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27 January 2012
New efforts for Africa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is once again taking action for Africa in a collaboration with the University of Genoa for the next SpeRA Conference (Solidarity, Projects and Resources for Africa). The Conference will be taking place at the Maritime Museum in Genoa from 14-16 June 2012. The initiative was presented at the Ministry, […]

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Press Releases
21 January 2012
Dettaglio comunicato

“Le drammatiche notizie che giungono dalla Nigeria, dove nella citta’ di Kano la setta islamista radicale Boko Haram ha perpetrato un atroce eccidio, suscitano orrore e sgomento”. E’ il commento del Ministro degli Esteri Giulio Terzi, che nell’ esprimere ” la più ferma condanna per questo orrendo crimine” ha sottolineato “la necessita’ che la comunita’ […]

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Press Releases
21 January 2012
Dettaglio comunicato

“Le drammatiche notizie che giungono dalla Nigeria, dove nella citta’ di Kano la setta islamista radicale Boko Haram ha perpetrato un atroce eccidio contro la comunita’ cristiana, suscitano orrore e sgomento”. E’ il commento del Ministro degli Esteri Giulio Terzi, che nell’ esprimere ” la più ferma condanna per questo orrendo crimine” ha sottolineato “la […]

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20 January 2012
Cooperation: project in Djibouti for maternal and infant health

The Italian Cooperation is starting up a new project in Djibouti, with the approval of €2.2 million in funding for the promotion of maternal-infant healthcare, with special emphasis on the issue of female genital mutilation. The programme, now in its launching stage, will train approximately 300 public socio-healthcare workers over a three-year period, with the […]

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Press Releases
18 January 2012
Direct contact with Ethiopian authorities on the attack in the Afar region

On Minister Giulio Terzi’s instructions, Ambassador to Addis Ababa Renzo Rosso has urgently requested a meeting with the Ethiopian Foreign Minister for the purpose of obtaining a complete and detailed account of the tragic episode in the Afar region, with particular regard for the eventual involvement of Italian citizens. The meeting will take place this […]

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13 January 2012
Nigeria: training for customs police in Orvieto

A course for customs and border police of the Federal Republic of Nigeria began at the Guardia di Finanza Training Centre (CAS) in Orvieto. The course, involving 20 commissioned and non-commissioned Nigerian officers in matters of customs and border control, will run for three weeks and is the result of collaboration between the Guardia and […]

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