United States Mission to Italy

The United States Mission to Italy conducts diplomatic relations with the Republic of Italy and coordinates the activities of all U.S. Government personnel serving in Italy. Bilateral cooperation includes: political, economic, commercial, defense and security, educational, and exchange activities.

The United States Mission in Italy is comprised of the United States Embassy in Rome and the Consulates General in Milan, Florence, and Naples. They shape and carry out U.S. relations with Italy, through an active public diplomacy program, consular services to American citizens and visa services to citizens of Italy and other countries who wish to visit or who qualify to immigrate to the United States, and they promote trade and investment between the two countries.

United States Mission to Italy

The United States Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome serves as a link between the Rome-based international organizations and the U.S. government. With staff representing the Departments of State, Agriculture, and the Agency for International Development, the U.S. Mission works to advance UN efforts in the areas of emergency food aid, food safety standards, agriculture, fisheries, forests, and financing for rural development.

The Mission also promotes the efficient functioning of the UN organizations. As the largest contributor to the UN system worldwide, the United States has a large stake in ensuring that the organizations are well run and that their activities complement and enhance U.S. national and foreign policy objectives.”

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FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will host the entire three-day event.

FAO is an agency of the United Nations that leads in international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate an agreement and debate policies.
FAO is also a source of knowledge and information, its vision is “a world free of hunger and malnutrition where food and agriculture contributes to improving the living standards of all, especially the poorest, in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner”.

Institutional Partners

Academic Partners

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