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  • Ambassador Mariangela Zappia, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations
    In honour of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations presents an exhibition at the UN Headquarters in New York. On view through January 17, 2020. "We are proud to have been able to bring this exhibition at the beginning of an important year, the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, which for us is an occasion to relaunch and reinforce the multilateralist message,” comments the Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations, Mariangela Zappia.
  • Love clothes or not, everyone wears them. However, the apparel industry can be guilty of unethical and harmful business practices that affect many vital human and environmental issues. Thankfully, people like Simone Cipriani of the Ethical Fashion Initiative are making a difference.
  • The art exhibition “Dynamism and Elasticity: Umberto Boccioni 100” is currently taking place at the United Nations headquarters
    Art & Culture
    Joelle Grosso(October 05, 2016)
    The art exhibition “Dynamism and Elasticity: Umberto Boccioni 100” will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from October 3rd to October 7th.
  • In a side event of the United Nations General Assembly, world leaders share their opinions and approaches to migratory and refuges flows from Africa and the Middle East into Europe.
  • I agree with Marcello Saija’s observations on Italy’s and Europe’s chaotic immigration policy, and that both potential immigrant- Europeans and native- born ones would greatly benefit by transforming Lampedusa into a modern version of Ellis Island. However, I have some major cautions as well. America’s immigration policy has never been an instance of “social engineering”...
  • All recent popes had visited the U.S. before being elected to the papacy, but for Pope Francis this is the first ever visit. His schedule is jampacked and his visit, brief, but, beginning in Washington, his agenda centers upon three major events, beginning with his speech to a joint session of Congress.
  • Events: Reports
    M. T.(September 17, 2015)
    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò opened its new season this September with the original exhibit “The Transformative Power of Art”, by Fabrizio Ruggiero. The artist spoke at La Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ last Monday. Together with the director Stefano Albertini and Idanna Pucci, writer, producer and traveler, the artistic themes and culture used by Fabrizio Ruggiero in the production of his portraits on a grand scale, achieved with the painting technique of “fresco”, were analyzed.
  • We can’t become men without engaging our fellow man. That seems to be the slogan of Pope Francis’ trip to the United States, during which he will become the first pope in history to speak before Congress in Washington, D.C., before appearing at the United Nations in New York and the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

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