International Women's Day, at the Quirinale the awarding of the winning schools of the national competition “With respect. Educando ”in the presence of President Sergio Mattarella and Minister Patrizio Bianchi On Monday 8 March, the official celebrations of International Women's Day will be held at the Quirinale Palace. On this occasion, the Minister of Education, Professor Patrizio Bianchi, will award the [...]

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The prime minister in charge Mario Draghi has finished the first round of consultations, today and tomorrow a second very fast lap and then he will go up to Colle to present the team of new ministers. We do not want to leave any initiative to the parties, the team will be decided by Mario Draghi and President Mattarella. It is either [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Tonight the explorer, the president of the Chamber Giuseppe Fico will go up to the Hill to give the verdict of the grueling negotiation still underway in these hours. The 5 Stars are perched on their positions, they are afraid of internal splits. The return of Renzi to the Mes Sanitary and the [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Matteo Renzi on Fb removed all doubts from those who thought in a softening of the positions of Iv, lashing out against the authentic scandal of those responsible and the creation of improvised groups. Reiterated after the meeting with Mattarella during the press conference. A move by Renzi that upsets the cards even more to those who [...]

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High noon, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte went up to the Quirinale to formalize the resignation of the Head of State. The crisis since yesterday, therefore, passes into the hands of the President who will already call the parties to Colle to see if there is room for a new executive, always led by Giuseppe Conte. A count […]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) After about 50 minutes of conversation with President Mattarella it is clear to Prime Minister Conte the need to strengthen the majority with the creation of a homogeneous group that allows to ensure, over time, in the Chamber and in the Commissions certainty the numbers in favor of his government. What to do then? Search for […]

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The Head of State followed the debate and the vote of the Senate from the Quirinale, carefully observing the fibrillations of recent days. The Agi writes that the President of the Republic is sorry that, in a climate like this, the crisis has not resolved itself. The Senate gave Conte confidence with a majority [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) Conte, stay calm, the synthesis of Renzi's speech to the press yesterday in the late afternoon. He announced the resignation of two of his ministers and an undersecretary but also said he was ready to remain "in the majority, if they want us". Su Conte: "I have no prejudices against him", stating that [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) On Wednesday there will be the Council of Ministers to approve the Italian Recovery Plan after having made the necessary corrections requested by the majority parties, full stop. The Quirinale thus "freezes" the government crisis by having the message delivered directly to Matteo Renzi who would have wanted, instead, to withdraw his two ministers [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday a full day dedicated to the Mes, safety decrees and Recovery Plan. The three thorns that make the nights sleepless for Prime Minister Conte and perhaps also for President Mattarella. The vote in the Senate on the ESM reform, with its 156 votes in favor, 129 against and 4 abstentions shows that the [...]

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(by Mario Galati) Gold medal for civil valor in memory. It was granted today by the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella who signed the relative decree of recognition on the proposal of the Minister of the Interior, Luciana Lamorgese to Willy Monteriro Duarte 21 years old of Cape Verdean origins but born in Italy, in Paliano where his family resides since over [...]

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(by Francesco Matera) The leader of the League, invigorated by the Senate junta's refusal to proceed (on the Open Arms migrant case), turns to President Mattarella asking him to intervene publicly because the image of the entire Italian judiciary is at stake. The reference is to Pandora's box uncovered by the contents of the chat of the Roman magistrate Luca Palamara. [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The leader of the League, Matteo Salvini wrote to the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella: "I am guaranteed the right to a fair trial, before an impartial third judge". President Sarpietro of the Court of Catania, regarding the appeal of the former Minister of the Interior to the President of the Republic: "Don't worry, Senator Salvini, he will have a [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The leader of the League, Matteo Salvini wrote to the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella: "I am guaranteed the right to a fair trial, before an impartial third judge". President Sarpietro of the Court of Catania, regarding the appeal of the former Minister of the Interior to the President of the Republic: "Don't worry, Senator Salvini, he will have a [...]

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(by John Blackeye - Massimiliano D'Elia) Now enough, let's turn the page! Seven hundred deaths a day. The equivalent of a mountain village disappears every day. Yesterday another village and so the day before yesterday. As every evening we look forward to the bulletin issued by the Civil Protection which for days now has only confirmed that the trend of [...]

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(by Luigi Alfano) Politics brings with it an intrinsic "charm", capable of "bewitching" and "intoxicating". The article on Italian affairs (www.affaritaliani.it) is highlighted by the latest events on the political scene. A more moderate and less Salvinian Carroccio could facilitate the rapprochement between the two Matteo. The rumors of the Palazzo tell that the Renzians could also hypothesize the [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The official visits of the President of the Italian Republic to the US have always been "symbolic" and "institutional", they have rarely seen the two presidents discuss "bilateral" issues in such detail and with tones that are not exactly relaxed. Trump immediately entered with a straight leg: "Italy did a good thing by buying the new fighter-bombers [...]

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Eni Award 2019: Awarded today in the presence of the President of the Republic, the prizes for Eni's research and innovation in energy It was held today at the Quirinale Palace in the presence of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, the President of Eni Emma Marcegaglia and by Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, the Eni awards ceremony [...]

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The negotiations between the parties are becoming more and more tightened and by now they have a few hours available to reach a solid political agreement and form a new government that avoids the polls and puts an end to the government crisis. According to parliamentary sources, by this evening the Quirinale intends to issue the calendar of [...]

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“Mandatory, as Luigi has always said: never with Bibbiano's party. But why don't you consult us voters? " (by Andrea Pinto) The sentence in a comment on a post by Luigi Di Maio, a sentence that was flooded with likes; this gives the idea of ​​the will of the grillina base that loudly invokes #Rousseau, [...]

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The consultations at the Quirinale resumed at 10 to try to find a solution to the government crisis caused by the League last Tuesday which saw the resignation of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Sergio Mattarella, president of the Republic has already received the delegation of the Brothers of Italy. The consultations began yesterday with the president [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday the "soap opera" of Italian politics saw one of the worst episodes. Three hours and 45 minutes in the Chamber at the #Senato we witnessed the "decline", the debasement of the role that the highest Chamber of the #Repubblica should have. No institutional intervention, it seemed to be in the square. Only and only attacks [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) A "soap opera" model government crisis, a novelty every day. A video, a letter, a note: all via social media. Today at 15.00 the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte in the Senate Chamber will give his communications to which, most likely, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini will respond. The votes […]

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“I don't even want to think of a return to the government of Renzi, Lotti and Boschi, natural disasters. We reason about everything, but not about this ". (by Andrea Pinto) In this sentence there is the synthesis of the strategy of the leader of the Northern League who wants to avoid the return of the PD to the government at all costs. An M5S government, [...]

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"I'm ready to talk, my phone is always on". So Matteo Salvini opens a window to the 5 Stars for a possible Count bis. In the meantime, the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, has anticipated his return from holidays in Sardinia and as the quirinalist Breda writes, in the Corriere della Sera, the president does not hide [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The "soap opera" Italian Government Crisis continues. Every day a twist that sends all political scientists and constitutionalists into a tailspin. Yesterday the Senate voted to schedule the no-confidence motion presented by the League to the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte. Lega, Forza Italia and the Brothers of Italy would have liked to vote for it [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Yesterday a real political chaos. In the wake of the “tzunami” model of the motion of the pentastellates “no Tav”, the perfect storm was generated. In the Senate, right on the Tav it was certified that there is no longer a "credible" majority and above all useful for legislating. Salvini in the light of the result of the Chamber immediately raised his shields [...]

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Sergio Mattarella awaits the developments of the political situation in Castelporziano. Only after it has been clarified will he take a few days off, and in the meantime he examines the security dl bis before signing with which the law is promulgated. An accurate examination for a provision that, like the previous security one, [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The League tries to understand from the Quirinale the line that the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella wants to follow in case of breakdown. So Matteo Salvini just landed from Finland last night and after a meeting with his militants in Barzago: "If this government no longer makes sense to go on, why [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) As reported by La Stampa, a visit by #Salvini to the #Colle, at the beginning of last week, had not gone unnoticed, and maybe there were others that were not known. This demonstrates that the collaboration between the Head of State and the Minister of the Interior is active and in the canons of correctness [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) According to the projections released by the various agencies, the #Lega is the first party in Italy with 33,2% of the votes, the # M5S collapses, inexorably, to third place below 20% , also surpassed by the #Pd which stood at 22,2 percent. Matteo #Salvini's hot comments: “I ask for an acceleration [...]

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The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella gives the green light to the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the New Silk Road, after a working lunch at the Quirinale. Sitting at the table, the prime minister Giuseppe Conte and the ministers Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, Giovanni Tria, Elisabetta Trenta and […]

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"I believe in a choice by Friday". Prime Minister Conte said this at the end of the Tav summit with the two Deputy Prime Minister Di Maio, Salvini and Minister Toninelli. "I will also be a guarantor that preliminary positions do not weigh on the table". Regarding the government, the premier said: "Since we will take the best choice for the citizens, obviously the [...]

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On yesterday's rubber dinghy in front of Tripoli there were 120 people, according to the spokesman of the IOM, Flavio Di Giacomo. “The three survivors who arrived in Lampedusa told us there were 120 - he explains -. After 11 hours of navigation, they took on water and began to sink. Many in the water began to drown others [...]

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The governor of the ECB Mario Draghi paid a visit to the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella. He was in Rome for some institutional activities and wanted to meet the Head of State to issue some warnings, “Beware of the maneuver. Do not underestimate the spread and the stock exchanges “. The governor's fear is due to the imminent deadline for placing [...]

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The warning of the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella: “The Constitution provides that it is necessary to ensure the balance of the budget and the sustainability of the public debt. To protect the savings of fellow citizens, the resources for families and businesses, to defend pensions, to make concrete and effective social interventions possible. The Constitution indicates the criteria [...]

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The Quirinale has unlocked the story of the Coast Guard Ship Diciotti, docked yesterday in Trapani that the Ministry of the Interior had not authorized to land. The President of the Republic then moved and interested Giuseppe Conte to facilitate the landing. 67 disembarked in Trapani, three women and two unaccompanied minors. [...]

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The President of the Republic Mattarella meets the Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini. A meeting requested several times by the leader of the League which had as its object the denunciation of a judicial plot "to outlaw the League" through the preventive seizure of all the party accounts ordered by a sentence of the Supreme Court. The Quirinal […]

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The Supreme Court, has given the green light to the prosecutors of Genoa to seize funds from the League, "wherever they are" up to the 'threshold' of 48 million 969 thousand euros, a sum that was accumulated for the Ligurian court thanks to a scam to the detriment of the state on reimbursements to parties for electoral contributions [...]

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Sergio Mattarella, on the world day dedicated to refugees, also meets the President of the European Council Donald Tusk. The President of the Italian Republic took this opportunity to call to responsibility the international community which “must operate with shared and far-sighted political choices to manage a phenomenon that affects the entire globe. We need real solidarity [...]

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After a stalemate that lasted almost three months, the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella decided to break the political impasse by summoning Carlo Cottarelli this morning, to give him in all probability a mandate that aims to form a government of the president with limited objectives, not only temporal. First of all that of an amendment to the electoral law [...]

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Today the contract was finally formalized, after being approved by the two political leaders of Lega and M5S. This weekend the same will be subjected to a vote by the respective bases, on the well-known Rosseau platform and at the gazebos scattered throughout Italy. Monday morning will be the day when Di Maio and [...]

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(By Fabrizio Finzi) It will certainly not be the Quirinale to hinder the birth of a political government and a legislature. Especially if the alternative that presents itself is that of elections in the height of summer or autumn. More than an alternative, the return to the polls is read by Sergio Mattarella as a very serious risk that could [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will resume consultations today May 14 with the following calendar: 16.30, sen. Danilo TONINELLI and Hon. Dott.ssa Giulia GRILLO, respectively President of the Parliamentary Group “Movimento 5 Stelle” of the Senate of the Republic and of the Chamber of Deputies, accompanied by the Hon. Luigi DI MAIO, Head of the “Movimento 5 Stelle” political force. [...]

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The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, after the request of the Lega and Movimento Cinque stelle, has granted more time, 24 hours. That could become 48, that is, until Friday. But only if the two political forces show him that this time the agreement is real for a parliamentary majority. Tomorrow the head of state will wait patiently for news [...]

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(by Francescomaria Tuccillo) Never as in this phase of the life of our country, the President of the Republic is called to defend national unity, a prerogative constitutionally assigned to him. Looking closely at the result of the vote, and the "strategy of irresponsibility" around the formation of a new government, there is an attempt to radicalise the Lega / M5S bipolarism [...]

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The ceremony for the Labor Day with the new Masters of Labor of Lazio took place this morning at the Palazzo del Quirinale, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella. In the Salone dei Corazzieri, the ceremony was opened by the interventions of the President of the National Association of Seniores of the Company, Vincenzo D'Angelo, of the President of the Federation [...]

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Today is a day of truce, pending the outcome of the vote in Friuli, indicated by the center-right as essential to have more persuasive force towards President Mattarella. The decision of the Democratic Party is expected, after the words of Matteo Renzi, also in response to the appeal letter from Luigi Di Maio. He expects the dialogue between the League [...]

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Sergio Mattarella is "irritated" by the situation and has begun to lose patience, which is why after two rounds of consultations he has chosen the path of a 'targeted' and above all timed mandate. No more than two days to the President of the Senate, Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, and the same to the owner of Montecitorio, Roberto Fico, considering the fact [...]

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Elisabetta Alberti Casellati is expected today at the Quirinale for 12 noon to sum up her exploratory mandate. The agreement between the center-right and M5S seemed within reach yesterday, after Luigi Di Maio's willingness to accept Fi's external support for the government, a hypothesis that was however rejected in no uncertain terms by [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, summoned the President of the Senate, Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, at the Palazzo del Quirinale today at 11 am. The announcement of the presidency of the Republic marks a new phase in the path that will hopefully lead to the formation of a government. In all likelihood, therefore, Casellati will receive an exploratory assignment from [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will begin today the consultations for the formation of the new Government. On his agenda: 10,30 President of the Senate of the Republic, Sen. Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati 11,30 President of the Chamber of Deputies, On. Roberto Fico 12,30 President emeritus, senator by law and for life, Giorgio Napolitano 16,00 Group "For the Autonomies [...]

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While the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella went to via Fani, for the deposition of a wreath on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the kidnapping of Aldo Moro and the killing of the escort agents, relations between the parties in sight are intensifying of the vote for the election of the presidents of the Chambers, foreseen by the next [...]

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The 5-star Movement and the center-right await the Quirinale's moves and both speak of victory and, therefore, the task of forming a government. Both, however, do not hide the fact that they do not have sufficient numbers in Parliament and that they have to turn to other political forces to try to reach agreements and convergences. Spotlight on the Democratic Party, where [...]

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The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, appointed senator for life, under Article 59, second paragraph, of the Constitution, Dr. Liliana Segre for honoring the Country by high merits in the social field. The decree was countersigned by the President of the Council of Ministers, Honorable Paolo Gentiloni. The Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic, [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, on the occasion of the Festa del Tricolore: "The anniversary of the 221th anniversary of the proclamation of the first Italian flag in Reggio Emilia once again offers the occasion to remember the long and painful path that led to and to the sharing of a national identity and a common destiny. The green, white and [...]

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A note issued by the Quirinale informs that "The President of the Republic, Sergio MATTARELLA, after having heard the Presidents of the two branches of Parliament, pursuant to article 88 of the Constitution, signed the decree for the dissolution of the Senate of the Republic and the Chamber of Deputies, which was countersigned by the President of the Council of Ministers. On [...]

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At the end of the term Sergio Mattarella is preparing to dissolve the Chambers between Christmas and New Year. We continue to work towards an orderly end of the legislature and keeping Paolo Gentiloni safe from sudden crises. A disheartened prime minister is not the best when in the space of politics the times could expand in search of majorities of [...]

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The opening ceremony of the third edition of the MED Forum, Mediterranean Dialogues, will be held at the Grand Hotel Parco dei Principi in Rome, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, with keynote speeches by Angelino Alfano, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Michel Aoun, president of Lebanon. Speakers include Giampiero Massolo, [...]

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“The names of the many fallen that we commemorate today, faithful and courageous interpreters of our commitment to the service of the community, will always remain etched in our memory. We pay our deep gratitude to all of them “. These are the words used by the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, in the message sent to the Minister of Defense, Roberta Pinotti, on the occasion [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, today signed the authorization for the presentation to the Chambers of the maneuver or, more precisely, of the "state budget bill for the financial year 2018 and the multi-year budget 2018-2020" . The package will therefore arrive shortly in the Senate, where the first examination is scheduled. Next Tuesday, at [...]

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The twelfth edition of the Rome Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and will take place until November 5, 2017 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica and in other places in the capital. The festival includes screenings, meetings, events, exhibitions, installations, conferences and debates. The Official Selection of the Rome Film Fest hosts 39 films, with the aim of [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, will be in Taranto tomorrow morning together with the Minister of Education and University, Valeria Fedeli, to inaugurate the 2017-2018 school year. The president will arrive at Grottaglie airport and will head to the Paolo VI district of Taranto, on the outskirts of the city, where he will first visit the Pirandello complex and then the Falcone complex. Both of them […]

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