News

10 Jul 2024

Italy Supports the Red Cross Intervention for the Haitian Population

The Italian contribution to the International Committee of the Red Cross will help continue these activities for the Haitian population and ensure a response to their essential needs. In Haiti, Italy is also funding two other initiatives: one by FAO to support food security (4 million euros) and another by the Women’s Peace Humanitarian Fund to strengthen the rights of women and girls (2 million euros).

Progetti 10 Jul 2024

Ambassador Formosa Visits “Okhmatdyt” Hospital with AICS and Italian Humanitarian Workers

ICS has been operating in the health sector in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion: between 2022 and 2024, it has initiated 24 projects dedicated to health, protection, and well-being of the population, for a total of over 20 million euros.

Progetti 09 Jul 2024

NaturKosovo: Final Training Mission of the Summer Module

“NaturKosovo: natural and cultural capital in Kosovo and the sustainable tourism development of the Via Dinarica” is an initiative funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation with the support of the Italian Embassy in Pristina.

Missioni 08 Jul 2024

Africa a Priority for Italy: Regional Meeting of Ambassadors and Italian Development Cooperation Directors in Southern Africa Held in Cape Town

The first session focused on the prospects of Italian action in Southern Africa, aiming to launch major development projects with an "equal partnership" approach, while the second session centered on the contribution of the new Italian Cooperation strategy in Africa to the success of the Mattei Plan.

Eventi 03 Jul 2024

III Internationalization Forum in Pescara

This edition was organized in collaboration with Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and focused on opportunities for businesses in African and Middle Eastern markets. In particular, AICS, ICE Agency, SACE, SIMEST, and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti discussed the tools for investing abroad.

01 Jul 2024

Meeting with the Guinea Delegation led by Minister Ismael Nabe and assisted by Ambassador Kobélé Keita

AICS Director Marco Riccardo Rusconi recently received a delegation from Guinea led by Ismael Nabe, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, assisted by Ambassador Animata Kobélé Keita.

Sedi Estere 01 Jul 2024

AICS Khartoum Office Closes

The territorial competence for the Central African Republic will be transferred to the AICS office in Niamey (Niger), in addition to those already held over Cameroon, Chad, and the Republic of the Congo.

Sedi Estere 01 Jul 2024

AICS Kiev delivers medical equipment to Municipal Hospital No. 4 in Dnipro as part of a 14 million euro project

On June 28, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation in Kiev delivered two important pieces of medical equipment to Hospital No. 4 in Dnipro. This donation, part of the 14 million euro Emergency Call, is part of a project aimed at distributing advanced medical equipment to three Ukrainian hospitals, including two in the city of Lviv.

Progetti 24 Jun 2024

Somalia: Italy and FAO Launch Initiative to Improve Water and Land Resource Management

The Italian Embassy in Mogadishu, the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched an initiative to improve the management of water and land resources in Somalia, valued at 2 million euros.

Eventi 22 Jun 2024

Tutti fratelli per l’ecologia integrale

L’intervento del Direttore Rusconi si è concluso con alcuni virtuosi esempi di iniziative AICS che puntano alla valorizzazione dei nessi di ecologia integrale, in particolare nel settore dell’agroecologia e che associano la conservazione delle risorse genetiche e degli ecosistemi allo sviluppo rurale in un contesto di giustizia sociale e intergenerazionale

Report 21 Jun 2024

G7 Apulia Progress Report 2024: Advancing Sustainable Development in Africa

For 2024, the Italian Presidency selected Africa as the focus for the Report, recognising the continent’s significant potential for sustainable development and its crucial role as a partner in advancing progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Agenda 2063, and the Paris Agreement. The Presidency also introduced a gender equality lens as a key feature of the report, demonstrating a commitment to fostering a gender-transformative development approach.

AICS Commitment to the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Italian Cooperation has continued to support organizations committed to the inclusion of women in peace processes and the fight against sexual violence in conflicts. Additionally, in 2023, Italy was a member of the central Board of the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF), participating in decisions on financial allocations.