Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Ebola Emergency: Humanitarian activities by Italy's Cooperation service in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Upon the initiative of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, Italy pledged a further financial contribution of €300,000 at the Geneva Donor Conference to support the healthcare operations (medical treatment, immunisation and burials in “sanitised” conditions) carried out by the World Health Organization (WHO)…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

The Italian Cooperation service dispatches humanitarian flight to Niger

Meeting the request put forward by the Authorities of Niger to enable them to tackle the Country’s persisting health emergency, which has further worsened following the local outburst of violence, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, in association with the Italian Air Force, has…

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Dakar: the story of Antigone and the African theatre

The garden of the Leopold Se'dar Senghor house / museum will host works of art of African tradition, kindly offered by the largest art gallery of Dakar, Antenna

The experiences and influences of avant-garde theatre have been combined with African traditional theatre in a theatrical piece dedicated to the story of Antigone and staged at the Italian embassy in Dakar in collaboration with the new Italian Cultural Institute. "Antigone An African story", by Jean Anouilh, directed and set…

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Deputy Minister Del Re opens a conference on "Migration, reception, inclusion, co-development – The role of Med-African diasporas” at the Chamber of Deputies

Representatives of diaspora associations spoke about their needs and reported on their experiences in the field soliciting the representatives of national and local institutions to respond to their requests

​Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re opened a conference entitled "Migration, reception, inclusion, co-development – The role of Med-African diasporas", which was held at the Chamber of Deputies on 14 March last. Organized by CIPMO, Centro Italiano per la pace in Medio Oriente, in  partnership with Confronti, a study centre and…

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Italy-Africa: The Farnesina hosts The Ministerial Conference on 25 October

The Italy-Africa Conference will involve 46 African Countries, many representatives at ministerial level and 13 International Organizations, including the African Union, for a total of 350 delegates

The Italy-Africa Conference scheduled to be held at the Farnesina next 25 October, will involve 46 African Countries, many representatives at ministerial level and 13 International Organizations, including the African Union, for a total of 350 delegates. It will be a big event that, in the words of the Minister of…

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The 2017 International Space Forum in Nairobi

The Forum will be attended by the members of the government in charge of training and space, along with the representatives of national space agencies and of the academies and universities in a number of different countries

The ministerial meeting on the International Space Forum that will be held in Nairobi on 28 November 2017 was presented on 25 October 2017 at the Farnesina, with the attendance of the diplomatic missions of the African countries in Italy. About 20 senior officials from various countries attended the meeting,…

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Italian contribution to the Somali Red Crescent Society

Central Mogadishu was hit by a terrorist attack on 14 October last, killing 327 and injuring over 400

“I have arranged through the Italian Cooperation Service for the emergency funding of 300,000 euros to the Federation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent (FICROSS) to at least partly alleviate the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in Mogadishu a few days ago” said the Minister of Foreign Affairs…

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Press Accreditation Notice - Mozambique: an Italian peace. 25 years after the General Peace Agreement, signed in Rome on 4 October 1992 (Farnesina, 4 October 2017)

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, will open the meeting, followed by contributions of a representative of the government of Mozambique and Prof. Andrea Riccardi, founder of the Comunità di Sant'Egidio

On Wednesday, 4 October, 2017 at 17:00 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will host an event entitled “Mozambique: an Italian peace. 25 years after the General Peace Agreement, signed in Rome on 4 October 1992.” In this respect, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino…

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Sudan - Italy’s commitment to reintegrating ex-combatants in Sudan

A donation of about 25,000 euros enabled the purchase of crucial computer equipment for DDR planning and development

A ceremony was held in Khartoum at the headquarters of the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Program (“DDR”) to mark the occasion for putting into operation the computer equipment recently donated to Sudan organisations by Cooperation Italy, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (“AICS”) in Khartoum.  Attendees at the ceremony…