Consolato Generale - Vancouver

News and Press Releases

Consular Christmas Market (November 4-5, 2017)
Consular Christmas Market (November 4-5, 2017)10/20/2017

The Consular Christmas Market (charity event) organized by the spouses of the Consuls General of Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland, will take place at the Dutch Design Centre DUDOC on November 4-5, 2017. Please click here to downlad the flyer

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17th Edition of the Week of the Italian Language in the World in Vancouver
17th Edition of the "Week of the Italian Language in the World" in Vancouver10/12/2017

The "Week of the Italian Language in the World" is an annual showcase of cultural events celebrating the language and culture of Italy, a worldwide initiative of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation that was launched in 2000. The programme of events taking place under this framewor...

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LA FARNESINA NEL MONDO DELL'ARTE, NUOVA CAMPAGNA DI COMUNICAZIONE SUI
"LA FARNESINA NEL MONDO DELL'ARTE", NUOVA CAMPAGNA DI COMUNICAZIONE SUI10/03/2017

A partire da lunedi' 2 ottobre e con cadenza settimanale saranno lanciate sui canali Twitter, Facebook e Instagram del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale grafiche dedicate alle opere della "Collezione Farnesina". La campagna social media è finalizzata alla valorizzare e alla promozione...

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EU-Canada trade agreement enters into force09/21/2017

On Thursday, 21 September, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada enters into force provisionally. Welcoming this milestone in the EU's trade policy, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said: "This agreement encapsulates what we want our trade policy to be - an instrument for growth that benefits...

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Honourable Stefano Dambruoso, Quaestor of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Italy - Vancouver (British Columbia) 5 / 8 September 2017
Honourable Stefano Dambruoso, Quaestor of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Italy - Vancouver (British Columbia) 5 / 8 September 201709/12/2017

Honourable Stefano Dambruoso, Quaestor of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Italy (Magistrate, with key assignments related to the fight against international terrorism and organized crime), visited Vancouver (British Columbia) from September 5 to 8 2017.During his visit Hon. Dambruoso had meetings with Minister of...

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Award for Italian researchers and startups operating abroad08/24/2017

Call for applications The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced the second annual Award for Italian researchers and startups operating abroad. The award includes two categories: The “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” to recognize an eminent Italian scientist who, in performing his/her research...

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BC Wilfire and evacuation resources07/13/2017

For updated information related to wildfire and evacuation resources in British Columbia, the Provincial government has provided the following website: https://news.gov.bc.ca/stories/bc-wildfire-2017-resources While many tourist areas remain accessible to the public, all turists are asked to consult the website indicated above for current development...

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Visit to Vancouver of H.E. Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic (30 June - 1 July 2017)
Visit to Vancouver of H.E. Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic (30 June - 1 July 2017)07/04/2017

H.E. Sergio Mattarella President of the Republic of Italy arrived in Vancouver on June 30th 2017, marking the final stop of a State visit in Canada. Upon his arrival he met the Liutenant Governor of British Columbia, the Honourable Judith Guichon. Present during the meeting was also t...

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University Pre-enrollment Academic Year 2017/201806/30/2017

Pre-enrollment procedures for Italian Universities (Academic Year 2017-2018) will close on July 25 2017. PLEASE NOTE: Pre-enrolment for Medicine and Surgery, International Medical School, Dental Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Health professions will also close on July 25 2017.

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Eugenio Bennato in concert for the Italian National Day
Eugenio Bennato in concert for the Italian National Day05/12/2017

The Consulate General, in collaboration with ComItEs, CGIE, Il Centro, Aquilini Investment Group and Newway group, presents Eugenio Bennato and his band, who will perform their "Balla la nuova Italia" concert as part of the celebrations for the Italian National Day 2017. At 6:00 pm at the Italian Cultural Ce...

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Sapori di Puglia 2017
Sapori di Puglia 201704/19/2017

As is the case every spring, the "Sapori di Puglia" (Flavours of Puglia) took place in Vancouver at the end of March. And it was as usual an event with a very rich program. On Thursday, March 30th at 7pm, Food and wine fair with tasting of authentic products from Puglia, and screening of the documentary film &ldquo...

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G7 Taormina: Border controls temporarily restored03/31/2017

In view of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy (May 26 and 27, 2017) border controls within the Schengen Area will be temporarily restored at ground, air, and maritime points of entry into Italy. The temporary suspension of unrestricted movement within the Schengen Area is in accordance with article 25 of the Schengen Border Code (EU Regulation 2016/399...

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Information on same-sex unions03/29/2017

As of February 11, 2017, partners in a same-sex union are eligible to apply for Italian citizenship through Art. 5 of Law n. 91 of 1992.   More detailed information on this new development may be found in the section of this website on Citizenship and Vital Records.

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Attribuzione del cognome materno: sentenza della Corte Costituzionale n. 286/201603/29/2017

La Corte Costituzionale con sentenza n. 286 del l’8 novembre – 21 dicembre 2016, pubblicata nella G.U. 1^ serie speciale – Corte Costituzionale n. 52 del 28 dicembre 2016, ha dichiarato l’illegittimità costituzionale delle norme che non consentono ai genitori, di comune accordo, di trasmettere al figlio, al momento della nascita, anc...

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Italy's Manifesto for its mandate as a UN Security Council member
Italy's Manifesto for its mandate as a UN Security Council member 02/08/2017

Italy's Manifesto for its mandate as a member of the Security Council of the UN.

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