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Bosnia: on show Italian popular traditionsBosnia: on show Italian popular traditionsThe opening of the exhibition “Italy, Invisible Tales” in Banja Luka on 12 September will kick off the 7th Season of Italian Culture in Bosnia Herzegovina. The exhibition,...
Como and Moscow. Comparing the architecture of the late 1920sComo and Moscow. Comparing the architecture of the late 1920sUp until 4 November, the Schusev State Museum of Architecture in Moscow will be hosting an exhibition which compares two iconic buildings of the 20th century, the Novocum...
Mostar: Street Arts Festival to heal the city's wounds of warMostar: Street Arts Festival to heal the city's wounds of warStreet art to heal the city’s wounds of war. This is the sense of the Street Arts Festival in Mostar, now at its 8th edition, which has turned the city into an open-air...
Riga Food: Italy at the most important Fair in the Balkans Riga Food: Italy at the most important Fair in the Balkans The Italia Pavilion at the Riga Food Fair aims to present the companies symbolising the points of excellence of the Italian agrifood sector at the most important Fair of the...
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The Directorate General for European Countries handles bilateral political, economic and cultural relations with 53 European countries and various regional organisations, coordinating a network of 43 embassies and one permanent representation.

The Directorate General for European Countries carries out a range of activities such as organising periodic summits of the highest-ranking officials from the member states of the European Union and frequent meetings with candidate countries. It also manages Italy's dynamic relations with the Russian Federation and ongoing interest for Balkan countries.

The Directorate also provides support for missions, visits and meetings of other exponents of the Italian government, first and foremost the two Under-Secretaries of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for the countries within the province of the EU Directorate General

Special attention is paid to Parliamentary relations with the countries within the Directorate General's province. The EU Directorate General provides the Commission delegations and MEPs with support material.

The Directorate General helps apply the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy CFSP, ensuring participation in CFSP meetings within its authority. In addition, within the sphere of its duties in managing financial resources, the Director General is responsible for several budget chapters, including 4020 (economic and trade promotion), 4040 (financing of COMITES activity), the funds for the Council of Europe, the European Youth Programme, initiatives for Italian ethic minorities in the former Yugoslavia and those exiled from Istria, Fiume and Dalmatia.

The Directorate General for Europe is also manages resources for development cooperation with Eastern and Central European countries and the Balkans  Law 212/92, Law 180/92 and Law 84/01.


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