August 2016

SINCERO E PROFONDO CORDOGLIO PER LA SCOMPARSA DI MIMMO AZZIA 

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Apprendo con sincera e profonda costernazione la scomparsa di Mimmo Azzia. Viene a mancare non solo un protagonista infaticabile dell’associazionismo siciliano nel mondo, ma un amico stimolante e aperto, sempre disponibile a suggerire nuovi impegni e iniziative e ad accogliere suggerimenti capaci di far vivere l’italianità e la sicilianità ovunque possibile. Ne sono testimonianza le 140 associazioni create e coordinate […]

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 […]