Qatar: Qatari designer launches Italian collection of shoes

Qatari designer launches Italian collection of shoes

Doha – Young Qatari designer Hissa Al Haddad launched her own line of Italian made luxury women’s shoes yesterday at Salam Stores in The Gate Mall. The Hissa Haddad ‘Capsule’ collection, which marked its international launch at the Paris Fashion Week in October, is the debut collection of the talented designer. Inspired by Islamic architecture and Qatari culture, the elegant collection of five designs which come in different colours, are embellished with gold, pearls and gems. 

‘Hissa Haddad’ is the first Qatari women’s shoe brand made by Italian manufacturers to Italian standards using high quality Italian materials …

Tourism: Central Italy goes for the European markets

Tourism: Central Italy goes for the European markets

 Anversa degli Abruzzi (L’Aquila)

Rome – Nature, arts, history, food and wine from four regions at the heart of Italy. Abruzzo, Latium, Marche and Umbria continue their “teamwork” through a single, integrated tourist offer that can attract and engage visitors not just from Italy, but also from the rest of Europe. After launching the “Central Italy. Emotions around you” campaign at the London WTM, the largest event for the global tourism industry, Central Italy is going for the European markets. As both the spring Bank Holidays and the 2018 summer season approach, the Heart …

Vietnam to serve as a gateway for Italian business to ASEAN

Vietnam to serve as a gateway for Italian businesses to ASEAN

Hanoi – Italy hopes Vietnam to continue to connect Italian businesses with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), expressed Italian Deputy Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies, Andrea Olivero, at a recent workshop entitled “Vietnam – Gateway to Asia – Opportunities for Italian small-and medium-sized enterprises” in Rome. Vietnam has proved a reliable partner of Italy in the region, he said, adding that Italy is willing to share experience with Vietnam in the research and application of new technology, according to Vietnamese Embassy. Accordingly, Olivero also emphasises on the increase in the two-way trade between …

Libya: Ambassador Perrone, Italy to send aid to southern Libya

Libya: Ambassador Perrone, Italy to send aid to southern Libya

Foto: STR / AFP 

Tripoli – The Italian ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, said that his country’s support to Libya comes with the approval and measures of the Libyan state represented in the Presidential Council and that does not represent any breach of Libyan sovereignty. In a meeting with the member of the Presidential Council, Abdel Salam Kajman, in Tripoli on Monday, Perrone explained that they are coordinating to implement a humanitarian assistance program in southern Libya at the request of 20 municipalities from the south.
He clarified that the aid will include medicines, medical equipment …

Somalia: an Italian commander is leading the Country to growth

Somalia: an Italian commander is leading the Country to growth


Addis Ababa – The European Unit Training Mission-Somalia (EUTM-S) Commander, Brigadier General Pietro Addis, when asked by AGI to talk about his mission in Somalia, only spoke of confidence and satisfaction.  Those feelings are both for the EUTM mission and for his soldiers, whom he continuously urges to act with a serious and sacrifical spirit.
Addis’s mission in Somalia is a European Union training program with the aim to contribute to the reconstruction of the Ministry of Defense and of the Somali National Army. These two institutions are indeed fundamental in Somalia where there …

Uae: Juventus Academy inaugurated in Abu Dhabi

Uae: Juventus Academy inaugurated in Abu Dhabi

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David Trezeguet ad apertura Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi – David Trezeguet inaugurates the Juventus Academy Abu Dhabi, the Academy joins Dubai for second Juve Academy in Uae. After joining the Uae Official Juventus Fan Club and Juventus Academy Dubai for a Bianconeri celebration, Trezeguet was a busy man heading to Abu Dhabi to inaugurate the second Juventus Academy in the Uae. 

    Following the successful academy in Dubai, the second Uae Academy has opened at the Abu Dhabi Cricket Club further displaying the great increase in the Juventus Academies in the Gulf …

Ethiopia: Italy supports the coffee sector

Ethiopia: Italy supports the coffee sector


 La produzione di caffè in Etiopia

Addis Ababa – The project “Improving the Sustainability and Inclusiveness of the Ethiopian Coffee Value Chain through Private and Public Partnership”, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), represents a productive example of a Public-Private Partnership initiative to support and improve the Ethiopian coffee value chain.
Thanks to a constructive and fruitful engagement with the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Development and Marketing Authority, and the partnership with Illycaffe’ and the Ernesto Illy Foundation, the project aims …

Ghana: “Invest Your Talent in Italy” scholarship programme

Ghana: "Invest Your Talent in Italy" scholarship programme


 Giovanni Favilli

Accra – The Ambassador of Italy Giovanni Favilli is glad to announce to all Ghanaian graduate students that the third edition of the scholarship programme “Invest Your Talent in Italy (IYT)” has been officially launched.  The programme provides graduates with a unique opportunity to continue their studies in one of the leading Italian Universities and to experience an internship in one of the top Italian companies.  Invest Your Talent in Italy offers an opportunity to develop their skills through a range of Master’s and Postgraduate courses in English geared towards improving your …

Consiglio d’Europa: Michele Nicoletti elected new Pace President

Consiglio d'Europa: Michele Nicoletti elected new Pace President


Strasbourg – Michele Nicoletti (Italy, SOC) was  elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Taking over from Stella Kyriakides (Cyprus, EPP/CD), he is the 31st President of the Assembly since 1949 and the second Italian to hold this office. There was only one candidate. Under the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure, the President serves for a one-year term of office, which may be renewed once.
In his inaugural address, the newly-elected President called for increased unity of the Council of Europe “as the only European institution that brings together 47 …

Cooperation: a three-year programming document signed

Cooperation: a three-year programming document signed

Rome – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, attended the meeting of the Inter-ministerial Development Cooperation Committee (CICS), which was held today at Palazzo Chigi. During the meeting, which was chaired by the Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, a three-year programming and policy direction document was signed for the 2017-2019 period. It is the main strategic point of reference of Italy’s Cooperation system.
The Committee also approved the Report on the implementation of cooperation policies of 2016 and the Guidelines for cooperation projects in the field of “Energy and Development”.”During my recent mission to …