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10 June 2020
Launch of the new internet website dedicated to Italian books in the world

Treccani – the Italian Institute of Enciclopedia, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Center for Books and Reading at the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, in collaboration with the Italian Publishers Association, presents New Italian Books: a website in Italian and English […]

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22 March 2020
European Food Safety Authority: no evidence that food is a source or route of transmission of the coronavirus.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and has issued a press release according to which there is currently no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of the virus:  

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25 November 2019


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16 April 2019
Italian Universities at IECHE 2019

Three major Italian Universities took part in the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education – IECHE, from the 10th to the 13th of April 2019. Alma Mater Studiorum (University of Bologna), Politecnico Milano and LUISS Guido Carli University welcomed hundreds of Saudi students interested in studying in Italy. The exhibition allowed the three Universities […]

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21 March 2019
Italian Design Day 2019

  For the first time Riyadh was included among the 100 cities that hosted events celebrating the Italian Design Day. The Embassy of Italy organized a lecture by Architect Giovanna Carnevali about “Italian Design and NEOM – the City of the Future”. NEOM is the Kingdom’s planned mega-city currently under construction in a 26.500 square […]

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23 January 2019

23-31 January 2019, Prince Sultan Hall (Building 101), Prince Sultan University, Riyadh The Italian Embassy in Riyadh and Prince Sultan University are delighted to invite you to an exhibition curated by La Triennale di Milano and entitled “Trame d’acqua – The Shapes of Water”. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 23 January 2019 by the […]

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26 November 2018
25 November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

To celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Italy reaffirms its strong commitment to promoting gender equality and combating all forms of discrimination and violence against women, which is among its priorities also in view of its three-year term on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) from 1 January 2019. […]

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10 October 2018
Joint Declaration by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty

On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union (EU) reiterate their strong opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. The death penalty is an affront to human dignity. It constitutes cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and is contrary to the right […]

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