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27 March 2020
Coronavirus. Ambassador Armando Varricchio joins a conversation with David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee.

Washington, March 27, 2020. The Ambassador of Italy to the United States of America, Armando Varricchio, participated in a conversation on the Italian response to the COVID-19 with the CEO of the American Jewish Committee, David Harris. The conversation took place via Zoom (with over 400 listeners) and was broadcast live on the AJC Facebook […]

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23 March 2020
Measures to combat and contain the Coronavirus

On April 26 2020, the Prime Minister sigend a Decree (text in Italian) on new measures to combat and contain the coronavirus. The new Decree goes into effect on May 4. The Decree will extend the enforcement of measures foreseen by the previous Decree, and pertaining entry into Italy, unitl May 17, 2020. For a […]

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20 March 2020
The campaign #WeAreItaly #StayTunedOnIt started

The campaign #WeAreItaly #StayTunedOnIt launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote the most creative and vital Italy in the world in the days of the Coronavirus has just started. Andrea Bocelli, Uto Ughi, Tiziano Ferro, Paolo Fresu, Ada Montellanico, Nek, Andrea Griminelli, Rita Marcotulli, Fabrizio Bosso and many others have joined the initiative […]

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13 March 2020
Coronavirus. Alitalia keeps Italy connected to the USA.

Washington, March 24, 2020. The Italian Embassy in Washington continues to maintain close contacts with Alitalia to ensure direct connections between the United States and Italy in the coming days, despite the ban on entry for those who have been in the Schengen area in the last 14 days decided by the American Authorities starting […]

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11 March 2020

Within the framework of the latest emergency measures related to COVID-19, beginning March 16, 2020, consular services will be provided as follows: Until further notice, no new appointments will be scheduled; Those who already have an appointment will be contacted by email; The issuance of passports and the provision of consular services will continue to […]

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10 March 2020

On March 9, 2020, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers issued a decree outlining urgent measures to combat and contain the coronavirus ( Having regard to the protection of Italian citizens abroad, and in order to provide information to the general public, we draw attention on the following points: – Italian citizens who reside […]

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3 March 2020
Application for the Eduitalia Scholarships 2020

Application for the Eduitalia Scholarships 2020 are now open and available on the website of the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC by clicking on the Eduitalia logo placed on our homepage. Applications are open to students who will take the Italian AP exam 2020. A total of 23 grants will be awarded. The grants […]

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29 February 2020
Coronavirus Advisory

New coronavirus. Alert 4 for the Lombardy and Veneto Regions (update 29 February 2020). The United States maintains the travel alert for Italy at level 3 (“Avoid Non Essential Travel”). However, in light of the spread of Coronavirus in some areas of the country, on February 29, 2020, the Department of State raised the travel […]

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27 February 2020
Coronavirus. Update on the situation in Italy

February 27, 2020 update. There are 528 confirmed cases in Italy, with 14 deaths and 37 recoveries. Compared to yesterday, there has been a 97% increase in the number of recoveries, vis-à-vis a 29% increase in infections that, in any case are a small minority (4.8%) of those tested for it, who amount to over […]

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24 February 2020
Corona Virus advisory

Coronavirus. Health safety measures in aeroports Update: in order to cope with the spread of the coronavirus in the country, local authorities have declared a state of public health emergency. In conformity with this declaration, starting Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 5 pm (eastern standard time) all non-US citizens who have stayed in China in […]

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