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Embassy of Italy to the United Arab Emirates


Embassy of Italy to the United Arab Emirates

On the basis of the art.3of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 April, 1961, the embassy’s functions include the following:

• Represent Italy in the United Arab Emirates;
• Safeguard the interests of Italy and its citizens, within the limits set by international law;
• Negotiate with the government of the United Arab Emirates;
• Gather information, by any legal means, on conditions and events in the United Arab Emirates and report back to the Italian State;
• Promote friendly relations and develop economic, cultural and scientific collaborations between Italy and the United Arab Emirates.

This Embassy coordinates a network comprising one Consulate General and one Italian Trade Agency at Dubai.
The Embassy comprises a number of departments, staffed by personnel of the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as well as by staff from other ministries and public institutions.
The Consular Chancery in Abu Dhabi and the Italian Consulate in Dubai provide a range of consular services to both Italian and foreign nationals who live in the consulates’ respective catchment areas.