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Cerimonia di Restituzione Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi
Cerimonia di Restituzione Disegni di Giacomo Quarenghi03/13/2019

Si è svolta oggi in Ambasciata la cerimonia di restituzione di due preziosi disegni settecenteschi dell’architetto bergamasco Giacomo Quarenghi, uno dei principali esponenti dell’architettura neoclassica presso la corte imperiale russa. Il disegno di un candelabro e l’altro rappresentante la ba...

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Maritime economy: a new centrality of the Mediterranean and the pivotal role of Italy. The case of short sea shipping
Maritime economy: a new centrality of the Mediterranean and the pivotal role of Italy. The case of short sea shipping03/08/2019

The Embassy of Italy hosted the conference “Maritime economy: a new centrality of the Mediterranean and the pivotal role of Italy. The case of short sea shipping” on 7 March 2019, organised in partnership with Intergroup. In his opening address the ambassador, Raffaele Trombetta, pointed out that although the Medit...

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Honours awarded to Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini and Professor Antonio Guarino
Honours awarded to Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini and Professor Antonio Guarino03/04/2019

Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini received the honour of Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy (Ufficiale OSI), while Professor Antonio Guarino was made a Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy (Cavaliere OSI). The honours were awarded on 1 March 2019 by Ambassador Raffaele Trombetta on behalf of the Italian president,...

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Luca Vinicio Del Bono is made CAVALIERE OMRI
Luca Vinicio Del Bono is made CAVALIERE OMRI02/26/2019

In 2015 Luca Del Bono founded the Aeolian Islands Preservation Fund together with Ben Goldsmith, a British financier. The organisation, an independent NGO, raises funds for projects and activities that protect the Aeolian Islands through environmental, cultural and local artisanal initiatives. The aim is to create modern...

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Conference on Equity and Debt Investment in Italy
Conference on Equity and Debt Investment in Italy02/26/2019

Over 70 investment funds and banks attended the sixth edition of “Equity and Debt Investments in Italy”, a conference held on 25 February, co-organised by the Embassy of Italy in London and the law firm Legance to update the London financial community on economic trends and investment opportunities in Italy. The amb...

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Ambassador Raffaele Trombetta hosts joint ceremony to bestow honours at the Italian Embassy in London
Ambassador Raffaele Trombetta hosts joint ceremony to bestow honours at the Italian Embassy in London02/22/2019

A joint ceremony was held yesterday at the Embassy of Italy in London during which Dr. Paolo TATICCHI and Francesco PAGOT received the Honour of CAVALIERE OMRI and Professor Sonia MASSAI the Honour of UFFICIALE OMRI.  Dr. Paolo TATICCHI - CAVALIERE OMRI Dr Paolo Taticchi is the director of the MBA Weekend an...

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Italy4Innovation - “Investing in Scaleups in Italy and in the UK
Italy4Innovation - “Investing in Scaleups in Italy and in the UK"02/20/2019

The fifth event in the Embassy of Italy’s Italy4Innovation series, held yesterday, focused on scale-ups – new companies with high growth rates. The event, organised in collaboration with InnovateUK, SilverPeak, Orrick, Inventya, the Italian Investment Fund and ScaleIT and moderated by Class CNBC journalist Angela Ant...

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A2B - Campari, art in a bottle
A2B - Campari, art in a bottle02/14/2019

The Embassy of Italy in London yesterday hosted the second event in the Art2Business (A2B) series, which was launched last year by the ambassador, Raffaele Trombetta, with two aims: to promote Italian art, culture and creativity, and to celebrate links between the world of business and the world of art. Yesterday’s e...

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Artworks returned to Italy
Artworks returned to Italy02/12/2019

A ceremony was held at the Embassy of Italy on 12 February 2019 during which Christie’s auction house returned eight antique artworks and a page of illuminated codex to Italy. The event was attended by Alberto Bonisoli, the minister for cultural activities and heritage; Raffaele Trombetta, the Italian ambassador to...

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The ambassador visits Wales
The ambassador visits Wales02/11/2019

Ambassador Raffaele Trombetta took part in a busy programme of meetings and events during a visit to Wales from 9 to 11 February 2019, in which various UK-based Italian bodies were also involved, including the Italian Trade Agency, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the UK, and Trenitalia UK and Tratos, both of which were...

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