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16 February 2024
Amb. Grassi meets young Italian officials serving in UN Geneva system in the framework of the UN JPO Programme

The Italian Permanent Representative in Geneva, Amb. Vincenzo Grassi, met with young Italian officials serving in International Organizations of the UN Geneva system in the framework of the UN Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme, Farnesina’s flagship for the promotion of the Italian presence in the IOs. Amb. Grassi emphasized how “with their professional skills, integrity […]

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14 February 2024
WIPO Global Awards 2024

WIPO has launched the 2024 edition of the “WIPO Global Awards”, annual contest organized for applicants originating from WIPO’s 193 Member States and diverse economic sectors. Initially inclusive of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the contest introduced a new category for startups in 2024. There are plans to incorporate additional categories in upcoming editions of the […]

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10 February 2024
Minister Antonio Tajani takes part in the commemoration of the Remembrance Day at Palazzo del Quirinale.

The celebration of the “Remembrance Day” was held at the Quirinale Palace in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. The ceremony, presented by actress Viola Graziosi, was opened by the screening of the docufilm entitled “Kevina Jama – La Foiba Grande,” followed by an interview with the protagonist Ms Alessandra […]

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27 January 2024
International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, said: “Italy is in the front line, alongside Israel, against anti-Semitism: I reiterated this message to the Israeli Authorities in the meetings I had in Jerusalem in the past few days. In no way can the shameful manifestations of […]

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17 January 2024
Rules of access to the Permanent Mission of Italy.

For security reasons and in compliance with binding MFA regulations, access to the external perimeter and to the Chancery Offices can only take place by previous appointment with the Headquarters staff (for relevant contacts, see here), to be agreed at least 24 hours in advance. Guests will be welcomed at the entrance of the Chancery […]

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18 December 2023
WIPO. Italy deposits the instrument of ratification of the Geneva Act of The Hague Agreement on the international registration of industrial designs.

On 14 December 2023, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, handed over to the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Daren Tang, the instrument of ratification of the Act of Geneva of The Hague Agreement, concerning the international registration of industrial designs […]

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14 December 2023
Mission of Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, Giorgio Silli, to Geneva on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights and the Global Refugee Forum (12-14 December)

Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Giorgio Silli, participated in a mission to the UN in Geneva, as the head of the Italian delegation invited to the high-level celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights and the Global Refugee Forum, organised by the UN Secretary-General. Among the topics on which […]

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12 December 2023
75th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. Mission to Geneva of the Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs Giorgio Silli.

The Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Giorgio Silli, is paying a visit to Geneva, to participate today in the High-Level Event on Human Rights to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights at the Palais des Nations. The Undersecretary, who already had a bilateral meeting with the UN Deputy High Commissioner […]

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11 December 2023
Ambassador Leonardo Bencini has been nominated for “Person of the Year” by the Arms Control Association

The Italian Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, Ambassador Leonardo Bencini, has been nominated for the “Person(s) of the Year” award by one of the most influential and prestigious non-governmental organizations in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation, the Arms Control Association. Ambassador Bencini has been recognized for presiding over the Review […]

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11 December 2023
Italy’s pledges on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In the framework of the High-level Event organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, announced today during the “Pledging Session” Italy’s commitments […]

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