February 2012

27th Annual Gala Italia in New York City

February 22, 2012 // 6 Comments

Under patronage of the Ambassador of Italy, Claudio Bisogniero, the 27th edition of the GALA ITALIA, the most important promotional Italian event in the United States, will be held on February 23rd in New York and on February 27th in Los Angeles. The GALA ITALIA which has been held annually for more than a quarter of a century, promotes Italian […]

Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia to conduct trade mission in Milan

February 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Goal is to attract Italian companies in energy, life science and biotech sectors to promote business development opportunities in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA – February 6, 2012 – The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia (IACCGP) will conduct a trade mission in Milan on February 28, 2012. The purpose of the mission is to encourage Italian-based companies in the renewable […]


February 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

Le parole di Constantino Brumidi continuano a riecheggiare nei corridoi della politica americana: “Non ho più nessun desiderio di fama o fortuna. La mia unica ambizione e la mia preghiera di ogni giorno è quella di poter vivere abbastanza a lungo da poter rendere bellissimo il Campidoglio.” E così e’ stato: oggi, 132 anni dopo la sua morte, il Sindaco […]

National Italian American Foundation Appoints John Viola as the New Chief Operating Officer

February 14, 2012 // 1 Comment

NIAF announced today that John Viola, former executive director of the Pope John Paul II Family Academy, a private Catholic, co-educational school in Bushwick, Brooklyn.  and the Madonna Della Neve Foundation in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been named Chief Operating Officer of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), effective February 6, 2012. His appointment was confirmed by NIAF Chairman and Chief Executive […]

Remarks by President Barack Obama and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Monti following their White House Meeting

February 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Washington, Thursday, February 9, 2012 PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Well, hello, everybody. Benvenuto. I want to welcome Prime Minister Monti to the White House for his first visit. I had the opportunity to congratulate him after he took on the extraordinary responsibilities that he has accepted. I want to begin by saying that it’s nice to be able to return the […]