This is the time of the year when we tend to make a balance of our life and of the experiences we’ve enjoyed – or not – in the twelve months about to end. The Fondazione Migrantes, a pastoral organization coordinated by the Conferenza Episcopale Italiana (CEI, the Italian Episcopal Conference) and founded in 1987, did just that in relation to the m...

Dear friends, so many things happened, both in Italy and in the US, since the last editorial! I finally had the opportunity to be back in the US, this time with my friend Fabrizio Fasani, General Director of We the Italians. We participated at the Italian Embassy in Washington in the presentation of the Transatlantic Investment Committee, a project...

Italy increasingly intercultural It used to be said that Italy has transformed over the years from a country of emigration into a country of immigration: this phrase has never been true and, even more so, it is not true now because it is belied by data and facts. People have never stopped leaving from Italy, and in the last few difficult years of l...

Italy and Italians at the test of the global pandemic The Covid-19 epidemic has suspended all forms of mobility, including international migration. Preliminary estimates published in International Migration 2020 suggest a reduction of about two million people, but despite this, the number of international migrants worldwide reached 281 million in 2...

Ciao from Rome!   As you probably know, at the end of October Rome hosted the G20 Summit, where the 20 most important countries in the world gather their leaders to talk about the future of the world. We the Italians sent a small reminder to the press offices of the summit and the embassies of the 20 countries involved. A symbolic communication, on...

For those like me who are not particularly familiar with the world of jewelry, which is also such a fundamental part of the production in which Italy has always excelled, it was curious to verify Maria Teresa Cannizzaro's passion and knowledge for the world of bijoux. A world that I do not know, but that I have learned to appreciate by being in the...

Sono 5,5 milioni gli italiani residenti all’estero nel 2020. Un vero e proprio boom con 198 mila iscritti in più all’Aire rispetto all’anno precedente. Lo registrano i dati Aire contenuti nel XV Rapporto italiani nel mondo 2020 presentato stamani dalla fondazione Cei Migrantes.  In particolare, al 1 gennaio 2020 la popolazione residente in Italia è...

Martedì 27 ottobre sarà presentato a Roma alle ore 10,00 il Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2020 della Fondazione Migrantes. Si tratta della XV edizione completamente rinnovata e alla quale hanno partecipato circa 60 autori dall’Italia e dall’estero. L’evento si terrà in presenza con partecipazione solo su invito nel pieno rispetto della normativa sani...

In video collegamento con “l’Italia con Voi”, la trasmissione di Rai Italia dedicata ai connazionali all’estero, Delfina Licata, curatrice del Rapporto Italiani nel mondo della Fondazione Migrantes, si sofferma sui possibili effetti della pandemia sull’emigrazione italiana all’estero, specie quella giovanile. Per via del coronavirus, “lo scenario è...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! Things are going great here at We the Italians: another month full of wonderful things happened and news to be announced. Last October 25th I had the pleasure to participate in the presentation of the Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo 2019. Once again Delfina Licata and her team have put together an e...