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25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 11/25/2020

Press Release of the Italian MFA Italy rejects any form of discrimination and violence against women and girls, and reiterates its commitment against this unacceptable phenomenon, which is also a serious impediment to attaining gender equality and effective enjoyment of women’s rights. Since this is a priority ac...

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Fight against Covid, Leukemia, Computer Science and Engineering: ISSNAF awards the best research projects of young Italian scientists in North America11/19/2020

On December 1, ISSNAF will present awards in four categories: FIGHT AGAINST COVID, LEUKEMIA, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: ISSNAF AWARDS THE BEST RESEARCH PROJECTS OF YOUNG ITALIAN SCIENTISTS IN NORTH AMERICAFinalists include young scholars active in US universities and research centers. The ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Guido Calabr...

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The Menil Collection and the Collezione Ramo present the exhibition Silent Revolutions: Italian Drawings from the Twentieth Century
The Menil Collection and the Collezione Ramo present the exhibition "Silent Revolutions: Italian Drawings from the Twentieth Century"11/13/2020

The first major retrospective on Italian Drawings from the Twentieth Century in the United States will be inaugurated tomorrow in Houston, the result of a collaboration between the prestigious “Menil Drawing Institute” of Houston and the “Collezione Ramo” of Milan. The exhibition will be on view at t...

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Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte spoke today with US President-elect Joe Biden
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte spoke today with US President-elect Joe Biden11/13/2020

The President of the Council of Ministers had tonight a phone call with the President-elect of the United States of America, Joseph Biden Jr. PM Conte reiterated his congratulations to Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The traditional, deep bonds of friendship and alliance between the two Countries were...

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The fifth edition of the World Week of the Italian Cuisine (November 16-22 2020) opens in Washington next week. Over 40 events throughout the United States will promote authentic Italian agri-food products.
The fifth edition of the World Week of the Italian Cuisine (November 16-22 2020) opens in Washington next week. Over 40 events throughout the United States will promote authentic Italian agri-food products.11/12/2020

Great partnerships for the US edition of the World Week of the Italian Cuisine (November 16-22, 2020), which opens on Monday, November 16, at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., with the "Med Diet Talks", a series of round tables featuring the Mediterranean Diet, on the tenth anniversary of its recognition by UNESCO...

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The Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armando Varricchio, opened the webinar on Digital Dollar & Digital Euro: An International Perspective.
The Italian Ambassador to the United States, Armando Varricchio, opened the webinar on "Digital Dollar & Digital Euro: An International Perspective."11/12/2020

"Digital currencies issued by Central Banks represent an evolution of the traditional banknote, with the potential to revolutionize domestic and international payment systems. Together with new opportunities, Central Bank Digital Currencies inherently also bring risks, and can give rise to consequences that are not curre...

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Message from the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, to the President-elect of the United States of America, Biden11/09/2020

The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, has sent the following message to the President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden: “On behalf of the whole Italian Republic, I would like to express my warmest congratulations on your election as President of the United States of America. As a result of a remarkable participation, the Amer...

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