Ambasciata d'Italia - Pretoria

News and Press Releases

Fashion Bridges – I Ponti della Moda07/13/2021

13 July 2021 - The Embassy of Italy in Pretoria, South Africa, in partnership with Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Polimoda, Centro di Firenze per la Moda Italiana, Lineapelle, SAFW (South African Fashion Week) and the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), with the support of Nelson Mandela Forum Firenze is proud to announce the launching of: ‘Fashion Bridges...

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2021 COM.IT.ES. Elections - Voting option now accessible07/06/2021

In 2021, Italian Citizens resident abroad are called upon to exercise their vote for the renewal of their representatives.  The Com.It.Es elections are currently scheduled for 3 December 2021. In order to vote, you must express the option to vote by 3 November 2021. The jurisdiction of teh Com.It.Es. of Pretoria is the same as the consular jurisdictio...

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Italian Design Day 2021 - Pier Luigi Nervi in Africa07/05/2021

The Italian Design Day celebrates each year the Italian creativity all over the world. This year, the Embassy of Italy in Pretoria, in cooperation with the Consulate of Italy in Cape Town and Istituto Italiano di Cultura of Pretoria, has chosen to explore the legacy of Pier Luigi Nervi, one of the most prominent Italian architects and civil engineers of the XX...

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Precautionary closure of the Embassy of Italy in Pretoria and the Consulate-General in Johannesburg07/05/2021

As a consequence of the worsening health situation in South Africa due to the Covid-19, the offices of the Embassy of Italy in Pretoria and the Consulate-General of Italy in Johannesburg will remain closed starting from 5 July 2021 and until further notice. The Embassy and the Consulate-General will operate from remote. Therefore, we will be able only to provide...

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore Paolo Cucul iin occasione della Festa della Repubblica06/01/2021

Pretoria, 2 giugno 2021   Care e cari connazionali, il perdurare dell’emergenza causata dall’epidemia di COVID-19 ci impedisce purtroppo anche quest’anno di celebrare in presenza la nostra Festa Nazionale. Ciò nondimeno, desidero rendere omaggio ed esprimere la più viva gratitudine per l’eccezionale spirito di sacr...

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Civilian and defense applications of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and High Performance Computing05/28/2021

The Embassy of Italy, in collaboration with the Department of Science and Innovation and other relevant South African Departments and institutions, is organizing a two day workshop (3-4 June 2021) to be held in Pretoria, (South Africa). Date: 3-4 June 2021 Venue: International Convention Centre - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Pretoria & online...

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"Origini Italia" University Program05/26/2021

An opportunity for the young Italians abroad: Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course “Origini Italia” Italian Trade Agency (ITA) and MIB Trieste School of Management (Trieste, Italy) organizes and presents the 2021 Edition of their intensive Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development Course “Origini Italia”, aimed at ...

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COVID-19. EXTENSION OF THE NATIONAL VACCINATION PLAN TO THE ITALIAN CITIZENS RESIDING ABROAD05/18/2021

In light of Ordinance n. 7/2021 of the Italian Commissioner for Covid-19 emergency, Italian citizens registered as resident abroad (AIRE) and temporarily present in Italy are now eligible to get the anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. Starting shortly, the Italian regional health systems will update their digital platforms to allow the inclusion of citizens re...

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SCAM ALERT – Italian citizenship and residence permit for sale05/06/2021

We have noticed on websites and social media, also in South Africa, adverts and banners offering – in exchange for large sums of money – Italian citizenship (and passport) or residence permit.   IT’S A SCAM!   Please note that only the Embassy and the Consulates are authorised to take citizenship applications (either recogniti...

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MSCA PF MASTER CLASS 2021 @POLIMI05/05/2021

Politecnico di Milano is launching the fourth edition of the Master Class (MSCA PF MASTER CLASS 2021@ POLIMI) for potential applicants to the #MSCA - European Postdoctoral Fellowship call 2021. Applications are now open to take part in a virtual Masterclass for a web meeting with the supervisors from the Politecnico di Milano, that will provide a personalized...

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