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13 June 2024
Fifth anniversary of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security celebrated at the Italian Embassy in Washington

The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted a gala last night to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security (LCWINS), a bipartisan American association dedicated to advancing gender equality in the field of national security. The guest of honor was Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, and among others […]

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12 June 2024
Tajani welcomes U.S. lifting of export ban on fresh and short-matured pork products from Tuscany and Umbria

The U.S. government today recognised the regions of Umbria and Tuscany, Italy, as being free of swine vesicular disease (MVS), effective 12 July. As a result of this decision, exports of fresh and short-matured (less than 400 days) pork products from Tuscany and Umbria to the United States will resume. “I am very happy with […]

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7 June 2024
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ISSNAF Young Investigator Awards 2024

The Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research.   The Embassy of Italy in Washington hereby informs all whom […]

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5 June 2024
The strength of the bond between Italy and the United States at the center of Italy’s Republic Day celebration in Washington.

(Washington, June 5, 2024). The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted a celebration for the 78th anniversary of the Italian Republic yesterday. Over 1,000 guests attended the event, representing U.S. institutions, the diplomatic community, the business and cultural sectors, Italian-American associations, journalists, and Italian citizens. Among the American guests were Attorney General Merrick Garland, Deputy […]

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31 May 2024
Changes to Schengen Visa Fees Starting June 11, 2024

As stipulated by Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 2024/1415 of March 14, 2024, starting from June 11, 2024, the fees for Schengen visas will undergo the following changes: For applicants aged 12 and over, the cost will be €90 (previously €80); For applicants aged between 6 and 12 years, the cost will be €45 (previously […]

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30 May 2024
2024 EUROPEAN ELECTIONS AND LOCAL ELECTIONS – TRAVEL CONCESSIONS FOR VOTERS RESIDING ABROAD AND IN ITALY

Italian citizens are informed that Circular No. 49/2024 from the Ministry of the Interior, containing guidelines on travel concessions within Italy for voters residing in Italy and abroad, has been published at the following link (only available in Italian): https://www.esteri.it/it/servizi-consolari-e-visti/italiani-all-estero/elezioni-amministrative-e-referendum-locali-in-italia/. For complete and detailed information, please refer to the circular. The aforementioned circular also specifies […]

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16 May 2024
Twinning between Italian and U.S. schools for the promotion of Italian language and culture. Celebration, in connection with the International Festival of European Geopolitics of Venice-Mestre, for the conclusion of Phase I of twinning between 4 Italian and U.S. higher education institutions (May 9, 2024).

On May 9th, in connection with the International Festival of European Geopolitics in Venice-Mestre, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC hosted the concluding event of the first year of the biennial twinning project between two Italian higher education institutions, Capellini-Sauro in La Spezia and Cambi-Serrani in Falconara Marittima (Province of Ancona), and two American […]

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16 May 2024
ARENA DI VERONA OPERA FESTIVAL AT THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON.

At the Embassy of Italy in Washington, the General Manager of the Arena di Verona Foundation, Cecilia Gasdia, together with the Deputy Artistic Director, Stefano Trespidi, presented the 2024 and 2025 seasons of the Arena Opera Festival. In her welcoming address, Ambassador Mariangela Zappia emphasized the special connection established between Washington and Verona thanks to […]

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15 May 2024
Italy-U.S. Cooperation on Earth Sciences and Cultural Heritage at the Italian Embassy in Washington.

Washington, May 15, 2024. The study of the Earth system, the impact of climate change, and the development of environmental technologies were the focus of today’s meeting hosted by the Embassy of Italy in Washington of the Italy-United States working group on Earth Sciences and Cultural Heritage. The group, established in 2013 under the Agreement […]

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13 May 2024
Over 6400 Visitors at the Italian Embassy for EU Open House 2024

Washington DC, May 13, 2024 – There were 6453 visitors to the Embassy of Italy on Saturday for the usual EU Open House, during which all European Union embassies open their doors to the public for Europe Day celebrations. Visitors, welcomed into the Embassy building designed in the nineties by architect Piero Sartogo with a […]

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