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Diplomatic Network
27 July 2022
​Costa Rica — Italian film features in San José

As part of the San José European Film Festival, the Embassy of Italy to Costa Rica organised an authentically Italian evening on 25 July, based on Italy’s music and culture. The Embassy’s initiatives accompanied the screening of “Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri”, a film by Stefano Cipani about family and relationships between siblings. The screening […]

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Diplomatic Network
20 July 2022
Brazil, Italian Embassy takes part in CINE BIKE Festival

The Italian Embassy in Brasilia will be present at the first edition of CINE BIKE, International Festival of Cinema and Urban Mobility, staged at the Cultural Centre Banco do Brasil, in the Brazilian capital, and open to the general public until 31 July. The event aims to foster more sustainable lifestyles, promoting bicycles as the main means […]

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Press Releases
14 July 2022
Latin America: Sereni, great potential for a favourable green transition

“The COVID-19 pandemic has hard hit Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where socioeconomic gaps remain visible and severe, while the war in Ukraine, with its consequences on the price of raw materials, energy and basic goods, exposes all of us to a possible global economic crisis, as well as to growing risks, including […]

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Diplomatic Network
11 July 2022
Lima: “The Tango according to Astor Piazzolla”

The Lima Sociedad Filarmonica, in association with the Italian Cultural Institute presents “The Tango according to Astor Piazzolla” concert at the Santa Ursula Auditorium on 16 July. The Italian musician Domenico Codispoti has been charged with giving a new interpretation of the tangos of Piazzolla and the components that make up the artistic world of […]

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Diplomatic Network
7 July 2022
A call for bids for sustainable development projects in Ecuador

In recent days, the Italian Ambassador to Ecuador, Caterina Bertolini presented the third call for bids for the Italo-Ecuadorian Fund for sustainable development (FIEDS – Fondo Ítalo Ecuatoriano para el Desarrollo Sostenible), an exchange mechanism established through the Agreement for the Conversion of debt into development projects, signed by the governments of Ecuador and Italy […]

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Diplomatic Network
30 June 2022
Buenos Aires, exhibition and conference on El Gran Chaco

The Italian Embassy in Buenos Aires has promoted two events aimed at illustrating the environmental, wildlife, and cultural importance of the Gran Chaco, an area whose wealth and problems are still little known, even if it represents Latin America’s second-largest green lung. The Gran Chaco is a region that has had – and continues to […]

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Diplomatic Network
24 June 2022
Cuba — meeting at the Embassy with Italian Civil Society Organisations

The Embassy of Italy in Havana has hosted a meeting with representatives of Italian Civil Society Organisations (OSCs) operating in Cuba. The meeting provided an opportunity to examine the development of Italian-Cuban relations at the cultural, economic and cooperation levels, and to gain information on the progress of projects implemented on Cuban territory. “We meet […]

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Diplomatic Network
22 June 2022
Italian short films in São Paulo

This year, the Italian Cultural Institute in São Paulo once again took part in the International Short Film Day, celebrated on 21 June in over fifty countries and considered the ideal showcase for short films. The short films programme, organized by the Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio (Italian Short Film Center), aims to give visibility to […]

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In detail
20 June 2022
SAIPEM has been awarded a contract for the provision of engineering services for the construction of a floating platform owned by Shell

SAIPEM has been awarded a contract worth approximately 25 million euros for the provision of engineering services for the possible construction of a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit owned by Shell off the coast of Brazil. In such case, the FPSO would be used to exploit the “Gato do Mato” oil and gas […]

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Diplomatic Network
13 June 2022
Four young directors from Venezuela received awards at “Fare Cinema”

Four young directors from Venezuela received awards at “Fare Cinema – El inmigrante italiano”, a short film contest which celebrated its third edition this year. During the ceremony, the Italian Chargé d’Affaires in Caracas, Ambassador Placido Vigo, pointed out that the aim of “Fare Cinema” is to stimulate artistic creation so that every person who […]

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Diplomatic Network
10 June 2022
​”Green Embassy Concert” in Brasilia

The Italian Embassy in Brasilia is the stage for the “Green Embassy Concert”, to be performed by the students of the Orchestra and Choir of the “Instituto Reciclando Sons”, featuring  a repertoire of Italian and Brazilian music: above all, the national anthems of the two countries. The “Instituto Reciclando Sons”, active in the Cidade Estrutural area […]

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Press Releases
8 June 2022
Latin America; Sereni, fair and sustainable energy transition will promote development

“Throughout the years, Italy and the countries of the Latin American region have developed a special relation, as well as a common heritage based on shared values such as peace, democracy, rule of law, security, human rights and fair and sustainable development”. That’s what Deputy Minister Marina Sereni said, speaking at the 14th International Economic […]

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