Statistical Yearbook 2017
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MAECI, presents the data of a year-long commitment by the Ministry at the service of Italy around the world, with a preface by Foreign Ministry Secretary General, Ambassador Elisabetta Belloni.
The 2017 Annual Statistics Report provides citizens and institutions with a digital version of the data on MAECI’s structure, resources, activities and services it offers through its central and overseas offices, broken down by service type and geographic area.
It presents a review of valuable information to explain the Farnesina’s working procedures and tasks, personnel, budget, international visits and engagements plus judicial, diplomatic, cultural, scientific and economic cooperation agreements. It also includes data on Italian citizens living abroad, action by the Ministry's Crisis Unit, consular services, entry visas to Italy, development cooperation, relations with Parliament, official communications and comparisons with other European countries.
A selection of significant data is contained in the bookmark (268 official visits in Italy, 5,383,190 Italians listed in consular registers, 1,813,247 entry visas issued, 295,461 passports issued by the consular network, 46,238 actions to protect and assist Italian citizens abroad, 71,883 students enrolled in Italian language courses at the Italian Cultural Institutes (IIC) and 39,200 followers of the profile Farnesina@ItalyMFA.