The Agency is seeking to give fresh energy to the international debate on development issues, to operate as the platform of the Italian cooperation system, and to make it stronger, so as to act as a major player in the global endeavor against poverty, the promotion of peace, human rights and sustainable development.  This website, always evolving, is our window to the world. Welcome!


calls for proposals 2017

The Agency has recently published two major calls for proposals of development projects to be carried out in Partner countries worldwide. The first one is addressed to the Civil Society Organizations who are listed in the Agency's registry, while the second one is a brand new instrument aimed at Local Administrations.

Civil Society Organizations are invited to submit their concept notes by June 29 for a preliminary evaluation, while the deadline for Local Administrations is set on July 28.

Full details and information are available in the Italian website.

  Civil Society Organizations

Civil Society Organizations are crucial players in the challenge of development. As of May 2017 there are 209 Italian CSOs registered with the Agency.

CSOs may apply to calls for proposals issued by the Agency headquarters or by the field offices operating in 20 countries.

  AICS magazine


AICS joins the Practitioners’ Network, contributing to a stronger coordination among European development cooperation organisations with a public service mission.

• Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and International Cooperation



• European Development Days 2017


• Official Development Assistance


• Transparent Administration


  AICS field offices

Based in Rome, the Agency runs a territorial office in Florence and a network of 20 field offices for managing development initiatives in partner countries worldwide.