Ambasciata d'Italia - Pretoria

News and Press Releases

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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The NEXUS platform is here to assist you04/16/2021

Discover NEXUS, the portal designed to provide assistance to the Italian companies wishing to or already operating abroad. What is NEXUS? NEXUS is a platform of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that is meant to facilitate the support activities and information provided by the diplomatic-consular network to the Italian companies that plan to expand their...

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"Premio Vivo d’Arte" – Third Edition04/12/2021

In 2019 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation established the contest ‘Vivo d’arte’ for young Italian artists under 36 living abroad since at least a year, to support their creativity. The aim of the award is to provide an instrument of visibility and promote the collaboration and contamination between Italian artists and ...

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Italian research day in the world - Event of the 15th of April 202104/09/2021

The Embassy of Italy in South Africa and the Academy of Science of South Africa, on the occasion of the "Italian research day in the world 2021", have organized an event on the research activities carried out at the Sterkfontein caves world heritage site. Organized at the Wits Origins Centre, the event will involve 60 grade ten and eleven students attending...

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AM-Powering Connexions: Risk Mitigation IPP Tender Review03/22/2021

The second digital event for AM-Powering Connexions, part of a series of virtual events organized by the RES4Africa Foundation, will take place on the 23rd of March 2021 at 9 am (South Africa time zone). AM-Powering Connexions aim at connecting stakeholders in the energy sector in order to promote an interesting and valuable exchange of ideas generating a vision...

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