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New Coronavirus COVID-19: Measures Adopted in Italy and Precautions (Updated on March 12)
New Coronavirus COVID-19: Measures Adopted in Italy and Precautions (Updated on March 12)03/29/2020

The Embassy of Italy informs that the Italian government has created a single central structure for the prevention, control and response to the infection by the new "coronavirus" and that the operations are managed in coordination with all local authorities. Italy was among the first countries to establish strict control...

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COVID-19: TEMPORARY RESTRICTION ON NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO THE EU+
COVID-19: TEMPORARY RESTRICTION ON NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO THE EU+03/18/2020

The European Council yesterday approved guidelines for the introduction of restrictive measures for non-essential travel to the EU + area (Schengen area and other EU states) of third-country nationals, as a European response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From 18 March 2020 and for thirty days, travelers from third countries...

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Vacancy at IADC Kabul for an Expert in Infrastructural Projects
Vacancy at IADC Kabul for an Expert in Infrastructural Projects03/17/2020

The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation has published a call for the selection of an expert with the role of Assistant to the Head of the Kabul Office, who will perform support tasks in the areas of technical assistance to institutional counterparts and collaboration in supervising the activities funded by AICS in...

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Italy allocates 118 milion USD for the electrification of Western Afghanistan
Italy allocates 118 milion USD for the electrification of Western Afghanistan03/14/2020

The Italian Government has allocated 118 million USD through the Afghan National Army Trust Fund for the construction of an elecrtic power line in the provinces of Herat and Farah, in Western Afghanistan. The project, which will be carried out by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will lead to a 220 kV, 311 kilometers long...

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Joint Statement of the European, U.S. and UN Special Representatives on the Signature of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement
Joint Statement of the European, U.S. and UN Special Representatives on the Signature of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement03/09/2020

The text of the following statement was agreed by Special Envoys and Special Representatives of the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, the United Kingdom, the United Nations and the United States of America on the occasion of the signing of the U.S.-Taliban Agreement on February 29 in Qatar. Begin Text: Representatives...

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International Women's Day: Op-Ed of the Ambassadors of the EU and Norway
International Women's Day: Op-Ed of the Ambassadors of the EU and Norway03/08/2020

On the occasion of the International Women's Day the Ambassadors of the EU and its Member States and of Norway published the following Op-Ed on Afghan press. This year again we, the Ambassadors of the European Union and the Member States based in Kabul and the Ambassador of Norway, seize the opportunity of 8 March, the...

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REVOCA DELL’INDIZIONE DEL REFERENDUM COSTITUZIONALE SULLA RIDUZIONE DEL NUMERO DEI PARLAMENTARI
REVOCA DELL’INDIZIONE DEL REFERENDUM COSTITUZIONALE SULLA RIDUZIONE DEL NUMERO DEI PARLAMENTARI03/06/2020

Il Consiglio dei Ministri, in considerazione di quanto disposto con il decreto del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri del 4 marzo 2020, recante misure per il contrasto, il contenimento, l’informazione e la prevenzione sull’intero territorio nazionale del diffondersi del virus COVID-19, su proposta del Pr...

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Nuovo Coronavirus COVID-19: Avviso ai connazionali (aggiornato al 6 marzo 2020)
Nuovo Coronavirus COVID-19: Avviso ai connazionali (aggiornato al 6 marzo 2020)03/03/2020

Nel ricordare che sono sconsigliati viaggi a qualsiasi titolo in Afghanistan, si informa che, al fine di prevenire la diffusione del COVID-19 (nuovo coronavirus), le autorità afghane hanno rafforzato il dispositivo di controllo sanitario alle frontiere terrestri con Cina ed Iran e presso gli aeroporti di Kabul, H...

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Statement of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Afghan - U.S. Joint Declaration and the U.S. - Taliban Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan
Statement of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Afghan - U.S. Joint Declaration and the U.S. - Taliban Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan03/01/2020

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has released the following statement on the Afghan - U.S. Joint Declaration and the U.S. - Taliban Agreement for Bringing Peace in Afghanistan of 29 February 2020: "Italy welcomes the conclusion of the Afghanistan-U.S. Joint Statement for Peace and the...

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New Coronavirus: post published by Minister Di Maio
New Coronavirus: post published by Minister Di Maio02/27/2020

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Hon. Luigi Di Maio, has released the following Facebook post on the consequences of the oubreak of Coronavirus in Italy. "In such a delicate phase, it is essential for Italy to be able to maintain solid relationships with other European countries and with the international...

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Italy against the use of children in armed conflicts
Italy against the use of children in armed conflicts02/12/2020

On the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Children in Armed Conflicts, Italy reaffirms its commitment with the utmost determination to ensure the safety and rights of minors, even in situations of conflict. In the year of the 20th anniversary of the First Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights...

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