Women's role in food security, nutrition and health, and the outlook for EXPO Milan 2015. These were the central topics of the first international "Women in Business" workshop organised by the Aspen Institute with support from the Italian Embassy in Washington, which hosted the event.   Participants included the deputy speaker of the Senate, Lind...

L'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington ha ospitato ieri gli alumni dell'Assumption College, università cattolica con sede a Worcester, nel Massachusetts, che annovera una serie di programmi con l'Italia.   Tra questi, un Master in Business Administration nel cui quadro gli studenti americani del College trascorrono un semestre nel nostro Paese,...

It's a day of celebration for the Italian Embassy in Washington, whose Social Media Hub project was selected as the winner of the 2012 "Good Practices – The Farnesina that Innovates" Prize.   The project involves a social media application designed for desktops, tablets and smart phones as a point of encounter with the American public, the I...

"The Prince" is one of the most influential books published in Western literature, and people have been getting it wrong for five hundred years. British philosopher Bertrand Russell, for example, dismissed Machiavelli's canonical work as "a handbook for gangsters." A typical misconception, according to Giuliano Amato, a former prime minister...

The "Protecting our Heritage" initiative continues with a series of exciting new events. This series of events, supported by UNESCO and organized by the Washington cluster of the Network of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) under the 2016 Presidency of the Italian Cultural Institute, is aimed at raising awareness of the nee...

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - Time: From 7:00 pm To 9:00 pm Organized by : Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute - Entrance : Free   On the occasion of the XXI Triennale di Milano International Exhibition "21st Century. Design After Design", the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute invite you to the panel dis...

I Senatori Tom Udall e John Barrasso, il Congressman John Tanner, il Direttore finanziario di Lockheed Martin, Bruce Tanner, la Direttrice di Arena Stage, Molly Smith e numerosi altri VIP americani membri dello Steering Committee o sostenitori del Gala annuale della Phillips Collection di Washington hanno reso omaggio alla cultura italiana in un ev...

Mercoledi' 7 agosto 2013 presso l'auditorium dell'Ambasciata Italiana proietteremo: "C'ERA UNA VOLTA IL WEST" (1969) - Regia di Sergio Leone - Durata: 166 min.*FILM IN ITALIANO CON SOTTOTITOLI IN INGLESE La proiezione e' gratuita ma e' necessario registrarsi e RSVP al seguente indirizzo: http://www.iicwashington.esteri.it/IIC_Washingto...

Leonardo da Vinci created masterpieces of art and sculpture. Equally remarkable, his aggregate achievements in engineering, mathematics, anatomy, geology, physics, music, military technology, aeronautics, and a wide range of other fields, not only stood without peer in his own time, but were strikingly prescient for the distant future.   He...

As a younger generation of Italians emigrates in search of better opportunities, an older generation of Italians who have lived abroad for many years look back nostalgically to return to their homeland. The views of these two faces of migration were well-encapsulated in the world-premiere performance of "Moving Out," a two-character theatrical/oper...