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Diplomatic Network
29 September 2022
Consul General in Vancouver on mission to Calgary

The Italian Consul General in Vancouver, Fabio Messineo, travelled to Calgary to meet the Country’s largest Italian community in Alberta to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the city’s Italian Cultural Centre and to introduce the newly appointed Consular Correspondent, Attorney Andrea Riccio. He took the opportunity to also visit the International Disaster Relief Centre of the […]

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Diplomatic Network
31 August 2022
Tunisia: Italy donates 150,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine for children

Italy has donated 150,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine for children to Tunisia. The Italian Embassy in Tunis announced so, stating that “154,620 doses of Covid-10 vaccine for children have been delivered to the harbour of La Goulette”. The Embassy added that “this is a gift from the Italian government to the Tunisian government, which consolidates […]

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Press Releases
16 February 2022
Humanitarian flight of the Italian Cooperation landed in Baghdad

On 14 February, a humanitarian flight of the Italian cooperation landed in Baghdad airport. It left the Emergency humanitarian aid base in Brindisi with about 6 tonnes of medical supplies to fight COVID-19 (lung ventilators, surgical masks, FFP2 masks, protective clothing and gloves), mainly made available by the support structure to the extraordinary Commissioner for the COVID-19 […]

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Events
1 February 2022
Italy first donor country of COVID-19 vaccines in Syria

At the Global Health Summit held in May 2021 and organised by Italy during its Presidency of the G20, alongside the European Commission, the Italian government undertook to donate millions of vaccine doses to priority countries, such as Syria. “Italy is donating doses via COVAX, after pledging 470 million dollars to Gavi COVAX Advance Market […]

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In detail
31 January 2022
COVID-19: Cittadini Italiani in rientro dall’estero e cittadini stranieri in Italia

All persons intending to travel abroad, regardless of destination or reason for travel, should consider that any journey during this period may involve a health risk. In particular, if molecular or antigenic testing is required for entry into Italy or returning to Italy from a foreign destination, travellers should consider the possibility of a positive […]

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Press Releases
4 January 2022
Note of the Foreign Ministry – Tunisia. The Italian Cooperation service’s emergency contribution to combat COVID-19

Following upon Minister Di Maio’s visit to Tunisia last 28 December, the Italian Cooperation service has allocated an emergency contribution of 500,000 euros to the World Health Organization (WHO). The financial contribution shall be used by the Organization to purchase and distribute oxygen generators and to provide training to hospitals’ technical staff on the use and maintenance […]

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Diplomatic Network
31 December 2021
Italy donates vaccines to the Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Health as part of the COVAX programme

A shipment of Covid vaccines donated by Italy and Germany, in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF, has been delivered to the Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Health. The donation was made as part of the COVAX (Covid-19-Vaccine Global Access Facility) programme, an international initiative, supported by the United Nations, to ensure access to and fair and […]

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In detail
30 December 2021
Italian nationals returning to Italy and foreigners in Italy

  As of January 2020, the health emergency caused by COVID-19 persists worldwide. All persons intending to travel abroad, regardless of destination or reason for travel, should consider that any journey during this period may involve a health risk. In particular, if molecular or antigenic testing is required for entry into Italy or returning to […]

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Diplomatic Network
15 December 2021
Angola: anti-Covid-19 vaccines arrive from Italy

1,814,400 doses of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine, donated by Italy to Angola as part of the COVAX initiative, in collaboration with UNICEF, have arrived at Quatro de Fevereiro International Airport, Luanda. The vaccine handover ceremony (the first donation in Angola) took place yesterday and was attended on behalf of Italy by Gabriele Magnini, […]

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Diplomatic Network
18 October 2021
Italy-Romania: exchange of views on the vaccination campaign

The Italian Ambassador to Bucharest, Alfredo Durante Mangoni, presided today at a videoconference between the Extraordinary Commissioner for the Covid-19 Emergency for the Italian government, Gen. C.A. Francesco Paolo Figliuolo, and the Coordinator of the Romanian Vaccination Campaign, Col. Valeriu Gheorghiță, assisted by their respective staffs. The exchange of views made it possible, among other […]

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Diplomatic Network
5 October 2021
Teheran: Italy donates 1.2 m doses of vaccine to Iran

Italy has donated 1.2 million doses of the Astrazeneca vaccine to Iran. The announcement was made by the Italian Ambassador to Iran, Giuseppe Perrone, during an event organised by the Italian Embassy in Tehran to illustrate to the Iranian authorities and the public our country’s contribution to the fight against Covid-19 in Iran.  “Italy’s donation […]

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Diplomatic Network
30 September 2021
Jakarta: Italy delivers 796,800 doses of Covid vaccines

Today Italy delivered 796,800 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines to Jakarta, donated to Indonesia via the COVAX Facility.The handover ceremony took place this morning in the cargo area of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, in the presence of Ambassador Benedetto Latteri. The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (KEMLU) was represented by the Director for the Countries […]

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