NIAF Statement of the Earthquake in Central Italy

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

NIAF Joseph V. Del Raso, Chairman, and John M. Viola, President, issued the following statement:   “The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) extends its sincerest condolences to the victims and their families suffering from the recent earthquake that struck central Italy.  “Our hearts are broken by the death and destruction that is taking place in Accumoli and throughout the central region, […]

UNICO National Responds to Earthquake in Italy

August 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and survivors in Amatrice” Fairfield, NJ— UNICO National, America’s largest Italian American service and charitable organization, is expressing deep sorrow and concern for all affected by the devastating earthquake in the town of Amatrice of central Italy. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims and survivors,” stated Dominick Nicastro, […]

Premio New York: a prize for emerging Italian artists – Deadline September 5, 2016

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Premio New York brings promising emerging Italian artists to New York for a residency at Brooklyn’s ISCP Gallery (International Studio and Curatorial Program), with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, and the Italian Academy. Apply here, and read more […]

“Innovation that Speaks Italian” award – Italian Technology Startups Operating Abroad

August 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Call for applications The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and PNICube, the Italian Association of University Incubators and Local Business Plan Competition, has established the “Innovation that speaks Italian” award to recognize the highly innovative value of Technology Startups, founded by Italian citizens, operating abroad. The award, which consists of a medal and a diploma from the Ministry […]

Lettera aperta di Fucsia Nissoli al Presidente Dell’INPS

August 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ho inviato una lettera aperta al Presidente dell’INPS Prof. Boeri manifestando il mio dissenso in seguito alla soppressione della Direzione centrale Convenzioni Internazionali e Comunitarie. Caro Presidente Boeri, sento il dovere di inviare questa lettera aperta che condivido con la Comunità italiana all’estero. Lettera aperta al Presidente Dell’INPS Illustre Presidente Boeri, Seguendo il Suo operato, ho avuto modo di apprezzare […]

Siglato protocollo d’intesa per L’ingegneria tra l’UCLA di Los Angeles e L’Universita’ di Palermo

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nella giornata del 13 Luglio in Sicilia si sono svolti diversi incontri istituzionali con la Delegazione  Californiana tramite i Rappresentanti ufficiali della citta` di Los Angeles  arrivata a Palermo per presenziare con la firma da parte del Rettore Micari per  il protocollo d`intesa nato  tra l`UCLA e l`Universita di Palermo per il dipartimento di Ingegneria . Questa intesa di collaborazione […]

MOTT FOUNDATION TO CONFER 106 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

June 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

 WASHINGTON, D.C.   The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation, Inc., (the “Foundation”) of Washington, D.C., dedicated to the education of the children of Calabria, Italy, has awarded 106 academic scholarships to deserving students from all over the Region of Calabria.  Beginning in 2001, the Foundation has awarded scholarships for higher education to the young men and women of Calabria.  The primary […]

NIAF HONORS SPORTS GREATS, INDUSTRY LEADERS IN NEW YORK CITY

May 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sport legends Mike Piazza, 12-time MLB All-Star elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame; and Luigi P. “Lou” Carnesecca, legendary coach of St. John’s University’s basketball team and inductee of the Naismith Basket Ball Hall of Fame, headlined the list of gala honorees with industry executives in business, finance, and real estate at the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) […]

Catalogo dell’arte italiana negli Stati Uniti presentato alla Biblioteca del Congresso a Washington DC

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Washington DC, 22 aprile 2016 – L’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Varricchio ha presentato il catalogo “Italian Treasures in the U.S. – An Itinerary of Art” alla Biblioteca del Congresso, il più vasto archivio mondiale di conoscenza e creatività. Il volume, realizzato dall’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington a cura dall’Addetto Culturale, Renato Miracco, in stretta collaborazione con la rete consolare […]

“Italy’s food safety system: beyond misinformation and false myths”: a workshop on the certification processes and quality control of Italian food products

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Washington D.C., April 21, 2016 – The Embassy of Italy, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission in New York, presents the workshop “Italy’s food safety system: beyond misinformation and false myths.” The event will take place on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven Street NW, Washington, DC 20008, […]

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