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22 May 2024
Note by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation about countering the spread of synthetic drugs, including Fentanyl

The phenomenon on a global level Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid, 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine and 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin. This substance, produced illegally, is available on the market in various forms, including liquid and powder. Over the past decade, fentanyl has dramatically altered the opioid […]

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22 May 2024
Grants for foreign and Italian citizens living abroad awarded by the Italian Government

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers grants in favor of foreign citizens and Italian citizens living abroad (IRE) for the Academic Year 2024-2025 in order to foster international cooperation in cultural, scientific and technological fields, to promote Italian language and culture and to support Italy’s economic system in the world (According to Law 288/55 and its subsequent changes and additions). […]

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21 May 2024
ORIGINI Italia Program 2024-2025

ITA (Italian Trade Agency) and MIB Trieste School of Management (Trieste, Italy) promote and organize ORIGINI ITALIA PROGRAM 2024, an intensive Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course aimed at the descendants of emigrants from Italy who are residents abroad, in particular in extra European countries. The Course’s main objective is to promote a new and […]

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16 May 2024
The Embassy of Italy bestows the Order of the star of Italy on Brendan Smyth, Director of international affairs for the Australian federal capital.

At a ceremony held at the residence of the Italian Ambassador to Australia, Paolo Crudele, Brendan Smyth, Director of International Affairs for the Australian Federal Capital Territory (ACT), was awarded the rank of Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy. The Embassy works closely with the ACT to promote Italian excellence “Made in […]

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8 May 2024
Days of closure

We inform that the Embassy will be closed on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 May, due to exceptional circumstances. Our offices will reopen regularly to the public on Wednesday 15.   Si comunica che, in via del tutto eccezionale, l’Ambasciata resterà chiusa nelle giornate di lunedì 13 e martedì 14 maggio. I nostri uffici riapriranno […]

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3 May 2024
Concert in honour of the Italian composer Luigi Nono at the Albert Hall in Canberra

To celebrate the centenary of the birth of the great Venetian composer Luigi Nono, the Italian Embassy and the International Music Festival of Canberra presented ‘Larry and Luigi – Two Slices of History’ in the beautiful setting of the Albert Hall. A tribute to two artists who lived at opposite ends of the globe and […]

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1 May 2024
Sydney. Launch of the investment attraction initiative for Australia and New Zealand

The Ambassador of Italy to Australia, Paolo Crudele, and the Director of the Italian Trade Agency in Sydney, Simona Bernardini, presented a new initiative to support Foreign Direct Investments to a qualified group of guests with the aim of increasing the interest of Australian and New Zealand economic operators and facilitating their investments in Italy. […]

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30 April 2024
L’opera “Kith and kin” dell’australiano Archie Moore vince il Leone d’oro alla Biennale di Venezia 2024

The launch of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale, open to the public until 24 November, took place from 17 to 20 April. With 89 national pavilions, 30 exhibition spaces from foreign public bodies and cultural foundations, over 4,000 accredited journalists and 26,000 visitors in the three pre-opening days, the 2024 Biennale is the […]

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26 April 2024
The Italea project begins: an exciting journey dedicated to those with Italian origins.

The Italea project is aimed at italians living abroad and Italian descendants: hospitality, discounts and initiatives for those who want to travel to Italy to follow in the footsteps of their family history. A journey through Italy’s wonders to discover one’s origins and rediscover the places, traditions and culture of the ancestors. The Italea project […]

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22 April 2024
The Italian Research Day in the World 2024

  Highlighting the contribution of Italian researchers to international scientific efforts and promoting the dissemination of the results of their research is the goal of the 7th edition of “Italian Research Day of in the World” established by the Ministry of Education, University and Research in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the […]

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