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“La cultura del cibo: inclusione sociale, sviluppo sostenibile e identità culturale”
“La cultura del cibo: inclusione sociale, sviluppo sostenibile e identità culturale”05/23/2018

Il cibo quale espressione dell’identità culturale di popoli e nazioni, elemento fondamentale di sviluppo sostenibile e di coesione sociale, diventa per la prima volta, grazie all’ Italia, protagonista di una riflessione in ambito UNESCO che coinvolge i 195 paesi dell’Organizzazione . Quale &n...

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Partecipazione dell’Ambasciatore Vincenza Lomonaco al Seminario UNESCO Towards access to culture for all
Partecipazione dell’Ambasciatore Vincenza Lomonaco al Seminario UNESCO "Towards access to culture for all"05/23/2018

Le recenti iniziative italiane per la promozione dell'accesso alla cultura e la protezione del patrimonio (Bonus cultura, Art Bonus, Migrarti, Cinema Days, etc.) sono state al centro dell'attenzione del seminario ”Towards Access to Culture for All" organizzato dall'Unesco in occasione della celebrazione della gior...

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Myanmar-Italy: Launch of the Conservation Project of the Archaeological Mrauk-U Site
Myanmar-Italy: Launch of the Conservation Project of the Archaeological Mrauk-U Site 05/22/2018

Naypyidaw, 16 May - (Nova) – The Italian Ambassador in Myanmar, Pier Giorgio Aliberti, attended the inauguration of the “Support to the Social and Economic Development of Rakhine State through the Safeguard, Management and Valorisation of Mrauk U site" project.  Ambassador Aliberti declared: "Myanmar is a k...

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« Veneto and its Wonders. World Heritage Sites, Traditions and Landscapes ». Presentation at UNESCO by the President of the Veneto region of its World Heritage Sites, Traditions and Landscapes.
« Veneto and its Wonders. World Heritage Sites, Traditions and Landscapes ». Presentation at UNESCO by the President of the Veneto region of its World Heritage Sites, Traditions and Landscapes. 04/13/2018

Representatives of the 195 Member States of UNESCO have participated to the event, where the President of the Veneto Region,  Luca Zaia, has presented its region’s innovative cultural and natural heritage management and conservation plans. While presenting the region’s World Heritage Sites and the Delta del ...

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UNESCO’s Executive Board – Italy Reaffirms its Support to the Organization. Italy Chairs  the Finance and Administration Commission together with Spain
UNESCO’s Executive Board – Italy Reaffirms its Support to the Organization. Italy Chairs the Finance and Administration Commission together with Spain 04/11/2018

UNESCO’s 204th Executive Board Session is under way. You may visit the Executive Board web page for information on the Commissions’ works and on the main topics on the agenda.  Italy’s Permanent Delegate, Ambassador Vincenza Lomonaco, was elected co-chair of the Finance and Administration Commissi...

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Vacancy for a local employee at the Italian Embassy in France (expires on May 5, 2018)
Vacancy for a local employee at the Italian Embassy in France (expires on May 5, 2018)04/10/2018

The Italian Embassy in France recruits 1 local employee to serve as driver-clerk-telephone operator.   More detailed information is available here  

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WWAP – Presentation of the 2018 Edition of the World Water Development Report Nature-based Solutions for Water”
WWAP – Presentation of the 2018 Edition of the World Water Development Report "Nature-based Solutions for Water”04/10/2018

“Water use increases at the global level, as a function of population growth, economic development and changing consumption patterns…Over the period 2017-2050 the world population is expected to increase from 7.7 billion to between 9.4 and 10.2 billion, with two thirds of the population living in cities&helli...

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Alghero for UNESCO. Jazz and Culture
Alghero for UNESCO. Jazz and Culture 04/06/2018

On 4 April 2018, the city of Alghero organized an event entitled « Alghero for UNESCO. Jazz and Culture » in order to promote its candidature to UNESCO’s creative cities network in the category art craftsmanship for coral. Italian trumpet player Paolo Fresu proposed a jazz concert which was ...

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UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage – presentation of Italy’s candidacies for 2018-2019
UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage – presentation of Italy’s candidacies for 2018-201904/05/2018

These are Italy’s candidatures to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage:  the “Perdonanza Celestiniana”, a ritual tradition from the province of l’Aquila which dates back to the 14th century ; “Transhumance”, a pastoral tradition shared by numerous countries o...

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UNESCO: Alfano: Nomina ex Ministro Giannini è motivo di orgoglio
UNESCO: Alfano: "Nomina ex Ministro Giannini è motivo di orgoglio"03/30/2018

(ANSA) Il Ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale Angelino Alfano esprime grande soddisfazione per la nomina della Professoressa Stefania Giannini ad Assistant Director General per l'Educazione dell'UNESCO. "È per noi motivo di orgoglio vedere attribuito ad una personalità accadem...

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Stefania Giannini appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
Stefania Giannini appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education03/29/2018

We wish all success to the newly appointed Assistant Director-General for Education of UNESCO, Ms Stefania Giannini. UNESCO’s official nomination announcement  

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The City of Fermo enters UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities
The City of Fermo enters UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities03/28/2018

The City of Fermo enters UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities, which was created by the Organization in 2013 to promote lifelong learning. The nomination by UNESCO’s Lifelong Institute was motivated by the richness of the city’s cultural and educational offer, to which contribute schools and cultural i...

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Confirmation of Italy’s Leading Role for the Protection of Cultural Heritage – First Activation of the International Cooperation Procedure for an Underwater Site off the Coasts of Sicily (the Skerki Bancs)
Confirmation of Italy’s Leading Role for the Protection of Cultural Heritage – First Activation of the International Cooperation Procedure for an Underwater Site off the Coasts of Sicily (the Skerki Bancs)03/23/2018

The Skerki banks are a 700 square km archaeological site located at 200 meters below the sea level, in the international waters among Sicily, Sardinia and Tunisia, at the crossroads of Mediterranean ancient and modern trade routes. It hosts 5 Roman shipwrecks ranging from the 1st Century  BC to the 4th AC. Accordin...

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Presentation at UNESCO of the Special Edition of “Cartaditalia” Dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage
Presentation at UNESCO of the Special Edition of “Cartaditalia” Dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 03/15/2018

“Cartaditalia” is a contemporary publication dedicated to Italian culture, edited by the Italian Culture Institute in Brussels in Italian, English, French and German. The special edition for the European Year of Cultural Heritage has been curated by Pier Luigi Sacco, professor of culture economics at the IUL...

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Nuova Cattedra UNESCO “Food: access and law” istituita all'Università Statale di Milano. Sale a 26 il numero delle Cattedre UNESCO in Italia.
Nuova Cattedra UNESCO “Food: access and law” istituita all'Università Statale di Milano. Sale a 26 il numero delle Cattedre UNESCO in Italia.01/29/2018

E' stata istituita all'Università Statale di Milano la Cattedra UNESCO "Food: access and law", sul diritto al cibo, attivata nell’ambito del Corso di perfezionamento in “L’alimentazione tra salute, diritto e mercato” coordinato da Pier Filippo Giuggioli, Direttore del Centro Studi Int...

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