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Italy Grants €1 Million to UNICEF Eritrea

Government of Italy has provided UNICEF Eritrea with a grant of Euro 1 million
“This grant from the people and the Government of Italy, delivered through the Africa Fund managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will provide learning and participation opportunities for children and youth of Eritrea so that they remain engaged in their communities and make informed decisions about issues that matter to them.” – Stefano Moscatelli, Ambassador of Italy to Eritrea. (Photo: UNICEF Eritrea/2019)

BY UNICEF

The Government of Italy has provided UNICEF Eritrea with a grant of Euro 1 million to support a programme to strengthen resilience of children, adolescents and youth. Continue reading Italy Grants €1 Million to UNICEF Eritrea

Q&A // Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Emanuela Del Re

“My next visit to Eritrea will be a family visit” – Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re.

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

After the recent visit to of Italian Prime Minister Conte to Eritrea, Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Emanuela Del Re, arrived in Asmara this week leading a large delegation that included several entrepreneurs. On Wednesday morning, she met and held extensive talks with President Isaias Afwerki. Continue reading Q&A // Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Emanuela Del Re

‘President Isaias, PM Conte Meeting is of Great Significance to Eritrea and Italy’: Advisor

BY BILLION TEMESGHEN | ERITREA PROFILE

Eritrea and Italy share a long history that dates back over a century. Recently, the Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, paid a one day visit to Eritrea upon the invitation of Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki. On the occasion, Eritrea’s Presidential Advisor, Yemane Ghebreab, gave a media briefing about the historic meeting between the Eritrean and Italian leaders. Continue reading ‘President Isaias, PM Conte Meeting is of Great Significance to Eritrea and Italy’: Advisor

Italian Athletics Federation Signs Agreement for Training in Eritrea

The always favorable Asmara climate could help the team in the preparation for Tokyo 2020

The Italian Athletics Federation and the Eritrean Sports Commission signed an agreement that allows Italian athletes to train in Eritrea in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Photo: Reuters)

BY CORRIERE DELLA SERA *

An important agreement was signed on Monday between the Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL) and the Eritrean Government in key Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

A series of training exchanges and training camps are planned aimed not only at identifying a common path of growth and collaboration for all the figures involved in the project, from the coaches to the physiotherapists, but also to prepare the athletes in the best possible way for the upcoming Summer Olympics. Continue reading Italian Athletics Federation Signs Agreement for Training in Eritrea

The Eritrean Cultural Heritage: Facts and Projects

Italian and Eritrean scholars held academic meeting to exchange experiences, share research findings, and refine research projects about the preservation of Eritrean cultural heritage

Inscription of Asmara on the UNESCO World Heritage List attracts international interest in the cultural heritage of the capital city. But other essential facts that contributed to the contemporary Eritrean collective identity deserves equal attention in order to reconstruct the multifaceted history of Eritrea.

BY DR. SALEH MOHAMUD IDRIS | SHABAIT

From 12 to 13 December 2017, the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in Italy organized a two-day workshop that brought Eritrean and Italian scholars together to share research findings on various areas of Eritrean studies within the framework of a bilateral exchange and collaboration agreement signed in 2008 between the Research and Documentation Center (RDC), Eritrea, and the University of Naples “L’Orientale”, Italy. Continue reading The Eritrean Cultural Heritage: Facts and Projects

The Eritrean Community in Italy on the Situation at Piazza Indipendenza

BY THE ERITREAN COMMUNITY IN ITALY

The Eritrean Community in Italy is following with great concern the situation of African refugees in Piazza Indipendenza in Rome. The Curtatone building was home to Eritrean, Ethiopian and Somali citizens, including many mothers with children whom Italian authorities and institutions should protect by providing them with adequate accommodation. Continue reading The Eritrean Community in Italy on the Situation at Piazza Indipendenza