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Press Releases
26 November 2021
Foreign Ministry Note – The Italian of Tomorrow. The States-General of Italian Language and Creativity in the World

Rome, 29 November 2021 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation International Conference Room   THE ITALIAN OF TOMORROW GLI STATI GENERALI DELLA LINGUA E CREATIVITÀ ITALIANE NEL MONDO   With the participation of His Excellency the President of Italy Mr. Sergio MATTARELLA The States-General of Italian Language and Creativity in the World will open on Monday, 29 November, at […]

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Press Releases
25 November 2021
Foreign Ministry Note – Italy rejoins the UNESCO World Heritage Committee

From today Italy is once again a member of the World Heritage Committee, the UNESCO body that is responsible, under the UNESCO Convention of 1972, for ensuring the effective and well-structured protection of World Heritage and for taking final decisions about inscriptions on the World Heritage List. Italy had been absent from the Committee for […]

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Events
25 November 2021
Experimentation of electronic voting for COMITES elections

On November 24, experimentation of the digital voting process got under way. The occasion was the elections of the Committees for Italians Abroad (COMITES) organized by the Farnesina. Electronic voting involves electors in eleven consular districts: Berlin, Munich (for the committees of Munich and Nuremberg, Marseilles, London (for the committees of London and Manchester), The […]

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Press Releases
25 November 2021
Libya: new flight for Italy brings hope to asylum seekers

Ninety-three asylum seekers from Libya landed today at Fiumicino Airport. After their arrival, they will be able to apply for refugee status, which will give them the right to protection. The asylum seekers traveled on a charter fIight of the UNHCR, the United Nations Agency for Refugees. It is the first arrival implementing a protocol […]

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Press Releases
25 November 2021
Sperimentazione voto elettronico in occasione delle elezioni Comites

È partita il 24 novembre la sperimentazione del voto digitale in occasione delle elezioni dei Comitati per gli Italiani all’estero (Comites) organizzate dalla Farnesina. La votazione elettronica coinvolge gli elettori di undici circoscrizioni consolari: Berlino, Monaco di Baviera (per i comitati di Monaco di Baviera e Norimberga), Marsiglia, Londra (per i comitati di Londra e […]

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Press Releases
25 November 2021
Press release on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On the occasion of the 2021 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and its foreign network join the awareness-raising campaign “Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!” launched by UN Women. This year, the campaign aims at preventing all forms of violence, […]

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Press Releases
24 November 2021
FOREIGN MINISTRY NOTE – 4th meeting of the Italy-Russian Federation Working Group on combating global challenges

Today in Moscow, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, together with Gen. Oleg Syromolotov, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, jointly chaired the 4th meeting of the Italy-Russian Federation Working Group on combating global challenges. Also taking part were representatives of various Italian administrations including the Ministries […]

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In detail
24 November 2021
Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel Mondo 2021: Slow Food offre il corso on-line “Storia della Cucina Italiana”

In occasione della Settimana della Cucina Italiana nel mondo, Carlo Petrini, fondatore di Slow Food, mette a disposizione del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale il corso on-line “Storia della Cucina Italiana”, realizzato dall’Università di scienze gastronomiche di Pollenzo. Il corso, fruibile da tutte le Ambasciate, i Consolati, gli Istituti di Cultura e […]

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Press Releases
22 November 2021
The EU-Western Balkan Youth Forum open today in Rome

The Conference on the future of Europe gains additional value from a new event based on an Italian initiative. The EU-Western Balkan Youth Forum, promoted by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, opens today in Rome. It is the first initiative devoted to discussion of the future of Europe and inclusion of […]

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Press Releases
18 November 2021
The 6th “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”

Today, 18 November, at 11.00, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, will be speaking at the launch of the 6th edition of the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”. Also in attendance will be Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, Deputy Minister of Economic Development; Gian Marco Centinaio, Undersecretary for Agricultural, Food […]

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In detail
18 November 2021
The 6th “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”

Today, 18 November, at 11.00, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, will be speaking at the launch of the 6th edition of the “Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”. Also in attendance will be Gilberto Pichetto Fratin, Deputy Minister of Economic Development; Gian Marco Centinaio, Undersecretary for Agricultural, Food […]

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Press Releases
17 November 2021
Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

After more than twenty years, Italy once again takes its turn for a semester at the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, the most important international organization on the European continent to work for the defense of human rights, democracy and the rule of law, thereby contributing to promote security […]

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