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

A busy Summer at AICS! The Agency has recently published four 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; the second one is a brand new instrument aimed at Local Administrations; the third one is focused on Global Education initiatives; and the fourth one is a first-time opportunity for businesses and commercial entities who are interested in playing their role in development cooperation, according to specific criteria.

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 July 2017 there are 212 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

• 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.