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26 October 2016
110th Anniversary of the Rwenzori Expedition by the Duke of Abruzzi: two Italian Military Officials from the Alpine Training Centre of Aosta climb the Margherita Peak (5.109mt)

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 110th anniversary of the historic expedition to Uganda of the Duke of Abruzzi – organized by the Ugandan Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities with the support of the Ugandan Ministry of Defense – and of the first climb to the Margherita peak (5.109mt), the Embassy of […]

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13 October 2016
The “Guiness Record woman” cyclist, Paola Gianotti in Uganda to support the women in Karamoja.

The Italian cyclist, Paola Gianotti, holds two Guinness world records: the fastest woman to circumnavigate the world by bicycle and the fastest woman to cycle through the 48 contiguous states within the USA.In her second world record venture, Paola raised funds in favor of the Ugandan women in the Karamoja region.With the support of the […]

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26 August 2016
Earthquake in central Italy

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 (Richter) struck central Italy (in particular the Regions of Lazio, Marche and Umbria) at 3.36am of August 24, 2016. Over 2,000 minor shocks were registered since Wednesday. The most heavily affected towns are Accumuli, Amatrice and Pescara del Tronto, with a provisional death toll of 290. Families were torn apart, […]

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12 July 2016
The Embassy of Italy “on the road” with Uganda Bikers to promote cancer awareness and HIV-AIDS prevention.

The Embassy of Italy participated in a cancer awareness and HIV-AIDS prevention campaign promoted by the Uganda Bikers Association. A team from the Embassy, headed by Ambassador Fornara, joined the UBA on a fund raising ride to Gulu on July 9 and 10. During the journey the bikers carried out information activities with local communities, […]

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23 June 2016
Italian courses at Ambrosoli International School: award ceremony.

Ambassador Fornara has awarded the children of the Italian community in Kampala for their participation in the Italian courses at Ambrosoli International School. Ambrosoli school ( was founded by the Italian community in the late ‘80s. The school was dedicated to Father Giuseppe Ambrosoli, a doctor and a priest, who worked for over thirty years in […]

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20 June 2016
Portal “Visa to Italy” wins the Innovation Prize SMAU 2016

The Portal “Visa to Italy” of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( was awarded with the Innovation Prize SMAU 2016 as one of the most innovative projects of the Public Administration ( portal has proved to be a valuable tool for foreigners who need a visa. It provides the user with important operational information […]

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25 May 2016
Festa della Repubblica 2016: invito ai connazionali.

Cari connazionali, cari amici,quest’anno la Festa della Repubblica verrà celebrata in Residenza, giovedì 2 giugno a partire dalle ore 18.00. Siete tutti invitati.Sarà per me e mia moglie un vero piacere accogliervi per celebrare insieme l’anniversario della Repubblica.La Festa Nazionale quest’anno riveste particolare significato non solo per i 70 della nostra Repubblica ma anche perchè […]

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12 April 2016
The Embassy of Italy informs that the University of Siena will host the first ‘Millennium Lab’ dedicated to Europe, from May 13 to 18

The Embassy of Italy informs that the University of Siena will host the first ‘Millennium Lab’ dedicated to Europe, from May 13 to 18. 35 ‘native Europeans’ will be selected to participate to a training experience during which they will have the opportunity to learn how to design and implement activities with the aim of […]

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