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10 July 2024
Permanent Representations in Paris: the Red Bench to counter violence against women, inaugurated

Ambassadors Luca Sabbatucci and Liborio Stellino, respectively Permanent Representatives to the International Organizations in Paris and UNESCO, inaugurated the Red Bench in the garden of the Hotel de Galliffet, home of the two Representations, thus joining the campaign promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation aimed at raising public awareness on violence […]

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13 June 2024
Photo Exhibition “Close/Far: A Journey to Discover the Cultural and Natural Heritage of Migrant Communities in Italy”

The “Close/Far” photography exhibition will be inaugurated next July 1st at 6 p.m. at the Miro Hall of UNESCO. This exhibition, previously organized by Azienda Speciale Palaexpo and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo, was presented in Rome from October 28 to November 27, 2022, at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, […]

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10 June 2024
Notice for the collection of expressions of interest to cover the position of Director of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies – Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari

In the coming months, a new Director for the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari will be selected. The Director will be responsible for leading the Institute, under the supervision of the Secretary-General of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), based in Paris. The Director will be appointed by the CIHEAM Board of […]

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7 June 2024
The Great Italian Opera: Heritage of Humanity

Verona, June 7, 2024 Italy is preparing to celebrate an important milestone for its cultural heritage: the Practice of Opera Singing was inscribed in December 2023 on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. To celebrate this prestigious recognition, the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Arena di Verona Foundation and RAI, […]

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7 June 2024
The Ambassador Stellino chairs the UNESCO committee for the return of cultural heritage

Ambassador Liborio Stellino, Permanent Representative of Italy to UNESCO, chaired the 24th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP), held from May 29 to 31, 2024. The session addressed topics of great relevance to the […]

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6 May 2024
VeneTo Stars challenge presentede at UNESCO Headquarters

On April 30th took place the presentation of the “Veneto stars Challenge” project at UNESCO’s headquarters. The Veneto Region launched a bid in order to invite young European innovators to identify new ways of protecting cultural heritage through the use of space data. Lazare Eloundou Assomo, Director of the World Heritage Centre, as well as […]

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17 April 2024
Presentation of the VeneTo Stars Challenge initiative at UNESCO

For the second year running, the Veneto Region has launched the VeneTo Stars Challenge, a project aimed at young European talents, aged between 18 and 25, who wish to present innovative ideas to be implemented through the use of space data. Following last year’s success with the initiative dedicated to the theme “Space Data for […]

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16 April 2024
Italian Research Day at UNESCO: celebrating the 60th anniversary of ICTP Trieste

On 10 April, Italian Research Day at UNESCO was dedicated to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). Founded in 1964 in Trieste by Nobel Physics Laureate Abdus Salam, the ICTP is the only UNESCO Category I Institute in the Natural Sciences. The centre is run jointly by […]

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15 April 2024
UNESCO Global Master Class against Racism and Discrimination

On 3 April at UNESCO, the Global Master Class against Racism and Discrimination was held, an annual initiative established in 2019 to unite young people in raising awareness on this important issue. This year’s speaker was the Italian-Senegalese TikToker Khaby Lame, the world’s most followed influencer, who shared his experience with an audience of students. […]

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2 April 2024
Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)

In the framework of the recently concluded 219th session of the UNESCO Executive Board, on Italy’s initiative, a Decision was adopted on the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), which will take place next November. Founded in 1964 in Trieste by Nobel Prize laureate in Physics […]

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