While in America the black transgender community proactively asks for protection, in Italy there is a legislative vacuum on same-sex couples. Based on three simple and powerful words, Know Your Rights, this was the first conference on domestic abuse organized at the New York Consulate by the Tri-State Comites in collaboration with the Italian Women...

What are COM.IT.ES and what role do they play for Italians residing abroad? In general, COM.IT.ES are institutes that represent the Italian community. They were established in 1985 and are elected in each consular district every five years by Italians residing abroad. As representative bodies, the objective of COM.ITES is to facilitate relations be...

The new COM.IT.ES, the groups representing Italian expats all over the world, officially formed a few months ago, opening a new chapter for many cities and areas in the world that will last five years. As their main task, the COM.IT.ES work on identifying social, cultural, and overall needs of the Italian community and bring requests in front of lo...

Sunday, May 15, 2022. 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT. Cedarville Lodge, 3800 West Powell Loop, Gresham, OR 97030. The event wants to be an opportunity to meet Italians who in the last few years relocated to the Portland-Vancouver area, the new Honorary Consul, the recently elected representative of the Comites of San Francisco and members of the different a...

During a meeting held at the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the new members of the Comites in the presence of the Consul General of Italy Fabrizio Di Michele, elected Predident Alessandro Crocco, 35 years old, of White Plains, New York.  The new President immediately addressed the assembly, thanked everyone for having participated in the f...

Elections for the renewal of the COMITES were held in the consular districts all over the world with at least 3,000 members of AIRE (the Registry of Italian citizens residing abroad). The United States has ten consular districts: New York NY, Los Angeles CA, Boston MA, Detroit MI, Washington DC, Chicago IL, Miami FL, Philadelphia PA, San Francisco...

On the 3rd December 2021 the elections of the Italian Committees Abroad, known as “Com.It.Es.” will take place. The Com.It.Es. are the representative bodies of the Italian communities abroad and were established by a bill passed by the Italian Parliament in 2003.  The Italian citizens resident abroad directly elect them in each consular district, c...

Con decreto consolare del Capo della Cancelleria consolare dell’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington n. 59/2021 sono indette le elezioni per l’istituzione e il rinnovo del Comitato degli Italiani all’estero di Washington. La data delle elezioni è fissata al 3 dicembre 2021. Tale data corrisponde all’ultimo giorno utile per far pervenire alla Cancelleri...

The elections for the renewal of the Committee of Italians Residing Abroad (Com.It.Es.) will be held at the end of 2021 (art. 14, ¶ 3, Law n.162/12.302019, converted into Law n.118 of 02.28.2020). The Committee of Italians Residing Abroad are elected bodies which represents the interests of Italian citizens residing abroad in their relations with t...

Elisabetta Ghisini, presidente dei COMITES di San Francisco, ha trent’anni di esperienza nel campo della comunicazione e del corporate marketing; attualmente CMO di ContinuumLab.ai, ha insegnato alla Hult International Business School e ha alle spalle anche un’esperienza di leadership in BAIA, la Business Association Italy America. Ha fondato da po...