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16 April 2024
The fourth edition of Fashion Bridges – I ponti della moda

The Italian Embassy in Pretoria is pleased to announce the fourth edition of the initiative “Fashion Bridges – I Ponti della Moda” realized in collaboration with Polimoda, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI) and South African Fashion Week (SAFW). Since 2021, the project aims at structuring an innovative partnership between the Italian and South African […]

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22 March 2024
UNIDROIT: 3rd edition of the International Law and Development Programme (IPLD)

The call for applications for the 3rd edition of UNIDROIT’s International Law and Development Programme (IPLD) has been extended to March, 30th! IPLD 2024 will be held from 6 June to 5 July 2024, the first two weeks online and the following three weeks face-to-face at UNIDROIT’s headquarters in Rome, Italy. The initiative, supported by […]

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20 March 2024
ITALIAN DESIGN DAY 2024

The Italian Embassy in South Africa, the Italian Consulate General in Johannesburg, the Consulate of Italy in Cape Town and the Italian Cultural Institute of Pretoria celebrated the 8th edition of the Italian Design Day – the annual appointment dedicated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to design and architecture “Made […]

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14 March 2024
VI EDITION OF THE “BOOKTUBERPRIZE”

The sixth edition of the National Prize for Ideas “BookTuberPrize” was announced by the Centre for Books and Reading of the Italian Ministry of Culture. The Competition aims to circulate the knowledge of books among young people and stimulate their digital skills. Booktubers read books, talk about them and share them; they make known their […]

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13 March 2024
I EDITION OF “PREMIO ITALIA RADICI NEL MONDO” 2024

The Municipality of Torricella Peligna (CH), within the framework of the cultural festivals John Fante Festival “The god of my father” and Piccolo Festival delle Spartenze Migrazioni e Cultura, has created a literary competition for unpublished stories, addressed to Italian or Italian authors resident abroad. The Premio Italia Radici nel Mondo 2024 (Italy Award Roots […]

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11 March 2024
YOUTH4CLIMATE: “CALL FOR SOLUTIONS” 2024 IS NOW OPEN

Through the Youth4Climate programme (Y4C), Italy supports the participation of young people in the search for solutions to climate change, thanks to the collaboration between the Ministry of Environment and Energy Security and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The “Call for Solutions” 2024 was published on the Youth4Climate’s official website. It is possible to […]

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11 March 2024
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: pre-registration open for studying in Italy

Pre-registration open for international students interested in undertaking a course of higher education in Italy. International students applying for a visa can pre-register with higher education institutions through the portal of the Ministry of University and Research, Universitaly, available at the following link https://www.universitaly.it/studenti-foreigners. On the Universitaly website you can find all the information for […]

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6 March 2024
Two new selection procedures at the Italian Embassy in Pretoria – deadline 30 March 2024

Two selection procedures have been published in the “Recruitment” section of the Embassy’s website (https://ambpretoria.esteri.it/en/news/dall_ambasciata/concorsi/) for the hiring of: – 1 administrative assistant; – 1 driver – clerk – operator. Applications for admission, to be drawn up exclusively using the respective models available on the dedicated page, and accompanied by a copy of the identity […]

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1 March 2024
SOUTH AFRICA: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RADIO ASTRONOMY MEERKAT@5 AND ITALY-SOUTH AFRICA SYNERGIES FOR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION

In a week full of meetings and collaborations, South Africa hosted the Meerkat@5 International Radio Astronomy Conference at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies in Cape Town, organized by the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO). Italian participation was remarkable, with the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF) playing a leading role in the Meerkat+ project […]

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27 November 2023
Minister Tajani’s participation in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy joins the UN awareness campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. On Saturday 25th November,  the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, took part in the lighting ceremony of the “Farnesina” Palace, in the square in […]

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