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Italy's Solidarity - The Department of International Cooperation and its Response to the Covid-19 Crisis
Italy's Solidarity - The Department of International Cooperation and its Response to the Covid-19 Crisis07/10/2020

The Department of International Cooperation is the principal body through which Italy has been participating in the international community's response to the Covid-19 crisis. Italy is one of the supporters of the establishment of multilateral mechanisms for global cooperation and coordination in response to the pandemic....

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Public Procurement Observatory Newsletter - July 2020 edition
Public Procurement Observatory Newsletter - July 2020 edition07/06/2020

The latest edition of the Public Procurement Observatory Newsletter is available here. Born from a collaboration between the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Trade Agency, this initiative aims to promote the participation of Italian companies in Canadian public tenders through a series of monitoring, analysis and notification...

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Access to higher education programs at Italian Universities and Fine Arts institutions (AFAM) for the 2020/21 academic year. Registration assistance is available through the Uni-Italia Association portal at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Access to higher education programs at Italian Universities and Fine Arts institutions (AFAM) for the 2020/21 academic year. Registration assistance is available through the Uni-Italia Association portal at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation06/23/2020

International students interested in higher education programs in Italy for the 2020/21 academic year may contact their chosen universities or Fine arts schools (AFAM - Alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale) directly to request information on courses and admission requirements. The Uni-Italia Association, together with...

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The Italian Summer Festival Season: A tour of Italian major festivals
The Italian Summer Festival Season: A tour of Italian major festivals06/19/2020

On Sunday, 21 June, the Festival of Music will feature the first important concert with an audience following the COVID 19 emergency. It will also launch the , "Italian Summer Festival Season", a impressive tour of the major Italian Festivals sharing their 2020 programmes with the World, thanks to a collaboration between...

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European Union Film Festival - Early Summer Edition
European Union Film Festival - Early Summer Edition 06/09/2020

No travel plans this summer? Looking to put a little bit of Europe in your life? Check out the EUFFestival - Summer edition! Five feature films and three shorts by some of Europe's most acclaimed contemporary directors - including well-known Italian actor and director Silvio Soldini - are available until June 18 at this...

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Message from Ambassador Claudio Taffuri, on the occasion of the Italian National Day
Message from Ambassador Claudio Taffuri, on the occasion of the Italian National Day06/02/2020

Dear Fellow Italians, Dear Friends, June 2nd is traditionally a time to come together to remember the birth of the Italian Republic and to celebrate its history, its culture, its traditions, and its people. This year however, our National Day has a special significance, and we will not be able to meet together as we...

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The Italian National Anthem performed by the orchestra and choir of the Accademia Chigiana
The Italian National Anthem performed by the orchestra and choir of the Accademia Chigiana06/02/2020

On the occasion of the National Day 2020, a particularly exciting version of the Italian anthem, performed synchronously by the orchestra and choir of the Accademia Chigiana, historic Italian high-level musical institution, based in Siena. The original performance, carried out in recent days and especially dedicated to...

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