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4 June 2021
Geronimo Stilton “A Thousand Wonders. A journey to discover Italy”

Il famoso personaggio per bambini Geronimo Stilton diventa il protagonista di un’avventura nel cuore del patrimonio italiano, all’interno del volume intitolato “Mille Meraviglie. Viaggio alla scoperta dell’Italia”.  The book, published by Mondadori/Piemme, was produced in collaboration with the Italian National Commission for UNESCO and is available in four languages (Italian, English, French and Spanish). “A […]

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31 May 2021
Festa della Repubblica, 2 giugno 2021

The Permanent Delegation of Italy to UNESCO joins in the celebrations of the Italian National Day promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) and wishes everyone a Happy Italian National Day. Nature, Art, Science, Culture and Creativity are the heritage that Italy shares with future generations. As part of the celebrations […]

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7 April 2021
Virtual inauguration of the « Dante 700 » exhibition (April 9th 2pm)

We are delighted to invite you to save the date for the virtual inauguration of the « Dante 700 » exhibition that will take place on April 9 at 2 p.m. via Zoom, in the presence of ADG for Culture Mr Ernesto Ottone Ramírez from the Ségur Hall and of Italy’s Secretary of State for […]

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1 June 2020
Italian National Day, June 2nd 2020

Excellencies, dear colleagues, the difficult situation we are facing these days and the respect for the many tragedies which have occurred over the last months call for a different celebration of our National Day. This Day reminds us of the efforts and of the courage of a country that has chosen the values of solidarity […]

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23 November 2019
Italy re-elected to the UNESCO Executive Board

The UNESCO General Conference re-elected Italy for the sixth consecutive 4-year term (2019-2023) to the Organization’s 58-member Executive Board. read the full article

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29 October 2019
CreativItaly – A Journey Through Italian Creativity

On October 24, the Italian permanent Delegation organized the event « CreativItaly: A Journey Through Italian Creativity » at UNESCO, in cooperation with the cities of Bergamo, Biella, Como and Trieste with a view to supporting their candidature to the UNESCO network of creative cities. Numerous permanent Delegates and UNESCO high-ranking officials attended the evening. All four […]

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23 October 2019
The « Recovered Treasures » Exhibition Inaugurated at UNESCO

The exhibition of artworks recovered by the Carabinieri Command for the protection of cultural heritage (TPC) during its 50 years of activity was inaugurated today at UNESCO. Among the distinguished guests, there was UNESCO’s Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, the permanent representative of Italy to UNESCO, Massimo Riccardo, and the Commander of the Carabinieri TPC Command, Gen. […]

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26 August 2019
UNESCO World Forum on « Culture and Food: Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Development »

The UNESCO World Forum on « Culture and Food: Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Development » will take place in Parma, on Septembre 12 and 13. Information of the Forum is available on the dedicated pages of UNESCO’s website and on the website of Parma City of Gastronomy.    On the same topic: In the month of May […]

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9 July 2019
The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

“Today, the beautiful Prosecco hills of  Conegliano and Valdobbiadene have become the 55th  Italian site inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.  The Committee’s decision confirms the universal value of this unique cultural and agricultural landscape, which is the fruit of a skillful and extraordinary interaction between a high profile production activity and the nature of […]

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17 May 2019
Italy’s Environment Minister Sergio Costa At UNESCO’s International Water Conference: “No To Speculation on Water”

“Almost 1.4 million people die every year due to diseases linked to polluted drinkable water ; 3 persons out of 10 don’t have access to clean water and 6 persons out of 10 don’t have access to proper sanitation services. The lack of drinkable water or its contamination are responsible for the death of the highest […]

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