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Mariangela Zappia, Italian Ambassador to the United States & AmCham Honorary President

Mariangela Zappia, Italian Ambassador to the United States & AmCham Honorary President

Mariangela Zappia has been appointed as the first female Italian Ambassador to the United States of America.  Mariangela Zappia, 61, will be the new ambassador in Washington D.C., a key role for relations between Italy and the United States. Zappia had already made history as the first Italian woman to hold the position as ambassador to NATO […]Read More

A Message from Jill Morris Her Majesty’s Ambassador British Embassy Rome (July 1, 2021)

A Message from Jill Morris Her Majesty’s Ambassador British Embassy Rome (July 1, 2021)

British Embassy Rome, Issue No. 25, Thursday 1 July 2021 Evidencing your lifelong rights in Italy as a UK national Accessing services and benefits or registering a work contract If you hold accredited status in Italy e.g. employee of an international organisation, diplomat or deployed under the NATO Status of Forces Agreement UK driving licences […]Read More

The Geopolitics of the Energy Transition

The Geopolitics of the Energy Transition

The virtual conference Geopolitics of the Energy Transition will be held on Thursday 24 June from 9.45 am , a moment of reflection wanted by the British Embassy in Rome , the Enel Foundation and ISPI as part of the ‘All4Climate-Italy2021’ program promoted by the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition. , in view of the pre-COP and COP26 that this year Italy and the United Kingdom are organizing in partnership.  Discussing […]Read More

Travel Advisory Update for USA-ITALY Travel (June 2021)

Travel Advisory Update for USA-ITALY Travel (June 2021)

The US Consulate in Milan has updated travel advisories for Italy and information for US citizens living in Italy. Last updated: June 16, 2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers […]Read More

A Message from Jill Morris Her Majesty’s Ambassador  British Embassy Rome (May 14, 2021)

A Message from Jill Morris Her Majesty’s Ambassador British Embassy Rome (May 14, 2021)

For UK Nationals living and working in Italy Issue No. 24 – Friday 14 May 2021: The new Withdrawal Agreement biometric residency card Evidencing your rights under the Withdrawal Agreement in Italy Driving licences in Italy Hosting guests at your property Information for UK nationals living in Italy under accredited status Where to find more […]Read More

Italy Travel Advisory: Level 4: Do Not Travel

Italy Travel Advisory: Level 4: Do Not Travel

April 20, 2021 | Message from US Embassy and Consulates in Italy Do not travel to Italy due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Italy due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 […]Read More

Health Alerts – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (2021)

Health Alerts – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (2021)

All Health Alert bulletins are from the U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy. For further information see embassy and consulate contact details at the end of the page. Italy Travel Advisory: Level 4: Do Not Travel April 20, 2021 Do not travel to Italy due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you […]Read More

Demonstration Alert Milan April 16, 2021

Demonstration Alert Milan April 16, 2021

News provided by U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy Location:  Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Italy Event:  On April 16, 2021, an authorized static demonstration will take place in Piazza del Duomo.  The demonstration is expected to begin at 16.00 hrs.  The number of participants is currently unknown.  This demonstration is organized by the “Movimento Imprese Italiane” (Italian Companies Movement) to […]Read More

Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director DIT Italy

Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director DIT Italy

I had the honour of speaking with Ben Greenwood, HM Acting Consul General Milan and Director of the Department of International Trade Italy at the British Consulate Milan. We met for an informal video call to chat about his experience living in Milan and about UK and Italy relations.   When the joyous news was announced […]Read More

COP26: Women in Green Growth

COP26: Women in Green Growth

 The Women in Green Growth webinar was held 17 March 2021 , organized by the British Embassy in Italy with  STEAMiamoci, a project launched in 2016 with the aim of reducing the gender gap, supporting the importance of women in the cultural and productive fabric, and to find and develop ways to increase inclusion and value. Part of the Women […]Read More

Take the Poll by British Embassy Rome for UK Nationals living in Italy

Take the Poll by British Embassy Rome for UK Nationals living in Italy

UK National living in Italy? We want to hear from you If you are a UK National living in Italy, please answer the following short questionnaire clicking here. The poll is strictly anonymous and will help us to tailor our engagement priorities and provide you with information on your rights as a UK National living in […]Read More

UK Nationals in Italy, Know Your Rights

UK Nationals in Italy, Know Your Rights

Many questions still remain unanswered for UK nationals living in Italy regarding the Withdrawal agreement. The British Embassy in Rome is persistently working to keep UK nationals in Italy informed. A new poster by The British Embassy in Rome for UK nationals living in Italy communicating their rights under the Withdrawal Agreement and resources for […]Read More

Women in…The Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

Women in…The Fight Against Illegal Wildlife Trade

COP26: One Earth, One Future On the occasion of World Wildlife Day,  the webinar “Women in… the fight against the illegal wildlife trade”, women against the  illegal wildlife trade, was held today  March 3, 2021. Part of the series Women in … events  promoted by British Ambassador Jill Morris. Since her arrival in Rome in 2016, the event puts the spotlight on countries such as Kenya, Zimbabwe, […]Read More

Q&A with British Embassy Italy Session 04.02.21

Q&A with British Embassy Italy Session 04.02.21

We have tried to deal with the most frequently raised questions – please see our answers below. If you can’t find what you are looking for please do check our Living in Italy guide. You’ll find the very latest information on the Withdrawal Agreement and citizens’ rights in Italy. Have a question about moving to Italy […]Read More

COVID-19 Information from U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Italy

COVID-19 Information from U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Italy

Updated on February 11, 2021U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Italy websiteClick here here to ask the consulate a Covid-19 question Country-Specific Information: Italy has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. The Department of State has issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Italy recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Italy. In addition, the Centers for […]Read More

A message to UK Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

A message to UK Nationals in Italy from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

In this message: The Withdrawal Agreement and the end of the Transition Period Healthcare access for those covered by the Withdrawal Agreement The new biometric residency card for UK nationals living in Italy Exiting and Entering Italy Coronavirus restrictions on entering Italy Travelling to the UK UK driving licences in Italy British Embassy RomeIssue No. […]Read More

Message for Italian companies from the British Ambassador

Message for Italian companies from the British Ambassador

Jill Morris, British Ambassador to Italy issued a message addressed to Italian companies on the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom. The original message in Italian was published and distributed on several media outlets in Italy such as giornalediplomatico.it, Gazzetta Ufficiale dell’Unione, and on the Assolombarda website. Message (31/12/2020) […]Read More

UK Gov Writes to Thousands of Brits Living in the EU to Prepare for the End of Transition Period

UK Gov Writes to Thousands of Brits Living in the EU to Prepare for the End of Transition Period

Brexit is coming to an end. The UK Government has sent thousands of letters to UK nationals abroad in efforts to support them in making a smooth transition.  One of the largest UK Government direct mail campaigns to UK Nationals living in EU and EFTA member states, with 365,000 customers on Department for Work and Pensions […]Read More

Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan November 2020

Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan November 2020

Thanksgiving Message from Robert S. Needham, U.S. Consul General in Milan, for EasyMilano.com, November 2020 On behalf of everyone at the U.S. Consulate General in Milan, it is a great pleasure for me to wish the readers of Easy Milano a very happy Thanksgiving.  For my family, like for so many of you, this is […]Read More

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 21 Friday 20 November 2020 To UK nationals in Italy, There have been some important recent announcements from the UK on healthcare, and I want to update you as a UK national living in Italy on your rights to access healthcare here. I would also like to provide a brief update to UK […]Read More

Message for U.S. Citizens: Runoff Elections in Georgia & Louisiana

Message for U.S. Citizens: Runoff Elections in Georgia & Louisiana

Calling All Georgia & Louisiana State Voters Living Abroad If you are registered to vote in the State of Georgia or in the 5th Congressional District of Louisiana, we encourage you to participate in the upcoming runoff elections.   More information on the runoff elections in Georgia can be found here: https://www.fvap.gov/georgia and in Louisiana here: https://www.fvap.gov/louisiana. Remember U.S. […]Read More

Answering Questions for UK Nationals Moving to Italy

Answering Questions for UK Nationals Moving to Italy

A message from British Embassy Rome Thank you to everyone who joined our latest Q & A event for UK nationals. We focused our session on those newly arrived in Italy or thinking of moving to Italy. FAQs about Living in Italy You can find below a selection of the questions raised as well as […]Read More

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

A message from Jill Morris, Her Majesty’s Ambassador – British Embassy Rome

Issue No. 20 Wednesday 21 October 2020 To British Nationals in Italy, I want to update you on the latest Italian government measures related to Covid-19. And to provide a reminder on Citizens’ Rights of the key actions we are advising UK nationals to take before the end of this year. I also want to […]Read More

South Africa updated list of high risk countries, Italy is on the list

South Africa updated list of high risk countries, Italy is on the list

Just days after the announcement that South Africa was open for business made by the South African Consulate General of Milan, an updated list of high risk countries has been issued and Italy is now on the list. Italian citizens and permanent residents of Italy are not allowed to enter South Africa for tourism or […]Read More

Welcome U.S. Consul General in Milan, Robert Needham

Welcome U.S. Consul General in Milan, Robert Needham

Easy Milano would like to extend a warm welcome to Consul General Robert Needham who has taken office early this month at the U.S. Consulate in Milan. We wish you all the best and support you in all efforts of your diplomatic mission. Robert Needham, Consul General of U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy Consul […]Read More

Live Q&A Facebook Session for “New Arrivals to Italy”

Live Q&A Facebook Session for “New Arrivals to Italy”

Are you a UK national recently arrived in Italy? The British Embassy Rome with the participation of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be holding a live Q & A session on facebook on Tuesday 20 October at 17:30. The session will be aimed at people who have just moved to Italy. You can post a […]Read More

South African borders opened for business

South African borders opened for business

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON VISA INFORMATION A Message from Consular OfficeSouth African Consulate General Dear All, Kindly note that we have just been informed that all visa exemptions that were withdrawn, have now been re-instated. Thus NO visa is required for travellers from: USA, UK, France; Spain; Italy; Germany; Portugal; Singapore; South Korea; Iran & Hong Kong, […]Read More

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Milan, Italy

Location: French Consulate Milan – Intersection of Via Moscova and Via Turati Event:  A demonstration against the French government will occur on October 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 2:00 p.m.  Demonstrators will gather near the French Consulate Building at the intersection of Via Moscova and Via Turati.  Police expect between […]Read More

Americans Are Invited To A Virtual Voting Assistance Event

Americans Are Invited To A Virtual Voting Assistance Event

EVENT:  September 30, 2020, from 18:30 – 19:30 Virtual event on Zoom The U.S. Consulate General in Milan, in conjunction with the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), is hosting a virtual voting assistance event for U.S. citizens in Italy.  We will provide information on the absentee voting process and other consular services and answer some frequently asked […]Read More

Readout of Residency and Registration FaceBook live event

Readout of Residency and Registration FaceBook live event

Thank you to everyone who joined our Facebook live event last week on residency and registration. Our panel included Greta Nonni of the International Organisation for Migration. IOM is our UK Nationals Support Fund implementing partner in Italy and are providing support to UK nationals in registering. We’ve included a selection of the questions raised […]Read More

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