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From Ethiopia the Remains of Fellow Italians

The return operations were coordinated by the Crisis Management Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Embassy in Addis Ababa

The bodies of our compatriots who died in Ethiopia on 10 March in the ET 302 Ethiopian Airlines crash shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa have been returned to Italy. The return operations were coordinated by the Crisis Management Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and…

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​Libya: humanitarian operation brings to Italy four Libyan paediatric patients

The patients who were brought from Benghazi to Rome's military Ciampino Airport aboard an Italian Air Force C130 aircraft

Following an initiative promoted by Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, and as a result of the cooperation  between the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Minister of Defence, a humanitarian operation was accomplished today with the arrival in Italy of a…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Global Fund: Italy increases its contribution to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

Some of the Countries in which the Fund operates, especially in Africa, are a priority for Italian Cooperation (for example, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Sudan)

At the G7 Summit in Biarritz, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced an increase in Italy’s contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the 2020-2022 three-year period. Italy, which is already the Fund’s ninth-largest donor in absolute terms and a member of the Board, will contribute…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America on Libya

The governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America reaffirm their strong commitment to a quick and peaceful resolution of the Libyan crisis

The governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America welcome the announcement of a truce in Libya on the occasion of Eid el-Adha in response to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with the support of the Security Council (UNSC…

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Farnesina-OIM Cooperation in favour of migrants in Tunisia

The Foreign Ministry financed a three-million-euro project through the Africa Fund to provide assistance to migrants in Tunisia, to be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The project is subdivided into three sections: the first concerns maintaining and expanding the dwelling solutions available to migrants from Libya, especially…

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The Foreign Ministry contributes to financing the assisted voluntary return of migrants from Libya, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad

Italy has made a 11-million-euro contribution from the Africa Fund to support the project titled “Protection and sustainable solutions for migrants and refugees along the Central Mediterranean route”, comanaged by the European Union, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The contribution…

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Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re on diplomatic mission to Djibouti

The meetings reaffirmed the two Countries’ interest in further reinforcing cooperation between Djibouti and Italy

On 30 and 31 July, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, went on a joint diplomatic mission to Djibouti with the Minister of Defence, Elisabetta Trenta, to attend several significant initiatives promoted at the Italian Military Support Base (BMIS) “Amedeo Guillet”, concomitantly to the…

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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)…