Consular Section

In this section, English-speaking consulates periodically post their messages.

 

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 4, Monday 22 December, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Following the adoption of the Joint Progress Report on the first phase of the negotiations and the December European Council, I would like to update you on the latest Brexit developments. Developments in the negotiations As the Prime Minister said in her message to UK nationals living in the EU, from the very beginning of the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union the Prime Minister has been consistently clear that protecting the rights of both EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU was her first priority. That is why, ... »

Message from Colm Ó Floinn, Irish Ambassador to Italy

Message from Colm Ó Floinn, Irish Ambassador to Italy

As the newly-arrived Ambassador of Ireland to Italy, I am delighted to offer my warmest wishes for Christmas and the New Year to Easy Milano readers, including Irish citizens in Italy, those who assist them, and the communities that have welcomed them. I am grateful to have the opportunity in this final edition of Easy Milano to express thanks to Amie Louie and Aaron Pugliesi, on behalf of the Embassy of Ireland, for their work in the service of expatriates in Milan over the past 18 years. Christmas is a special time of the year, when many of us come together with family and friends in a spirit of sharing and celebration. For those living away from home, however, it is not always possible to... »

Message from Alexandra Bugailiskis, Canadian Ambassador to Italy

Message from Alexandra Bugailiskis, Canadian Ambassador to Italy

Dear Canadians and friends of Canada, I am delighted to wish you happy holidays. I am looking forward to my first holiday season in Italy following my arrival earlier this Fall. 2017 has been a very busy year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and fourteen of his ministers visited Italy in the context of the Italian Presidency of the G7. They worked on a vast array of issues with their Italian colleagues. From Gender Equality to Climate Change, from Security to Innovation and many more, each visit showed the depth of the relationship between Canada and Italy, which will continue to grow even closer, thanks to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European U... »

New Year’s Message from Crispin Conroy, Australian Consul General in Milan

New Year’s Message from Crispin Conroy, Australian Consul General in Milan

Thank you to the Easy Milano team for again giving me the opportunity to send a Seasons Greetings message to your readers! And, as I understand this will be the last issue of Easy Milano after many successful years, I would like to thank the team for providing such a great service for all expats – you, and Easy Milano, will be missed… I have just completed my first year as Consul-General in Milan, and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner for Italy and Israel, and I have already had the chance to meet and work with many innovative and dynamic Italian businesses – many of them world leaders in their field – across a range of sectors, including renewable energy, agribusiness, education tech... »

Message from Elizabeth Lee Martinez, U.S. Consul General in Milan

Message from Elizabeth Lee Martinez, U.S. Consul General in Milan

Over the past two decades, the Consulate General of the United States in Milan and Easy Milano have cooperated on many events, with the common goal of strengthening the ties between the city and the American community. The Consulate and the Easy Milano team have worked side-by-side on the organization of election night galas, Fourth of July celebrations and many other events that highlighted the strong friendship between our two countries. Milan is a city that welcomes newcomers from around the world and makes them feel at home. It has been my experience since I arrived, and Easy Milano played an important role in helping the English-speaking community feel at home in Milan. Over the eightee... »