Italy's foreign policy



A major programmatic focus of this work for IAI is carried out by the Italy's Foreign Policy Programme


  • Analysis of the signs of fragility in the priority areas for Italy's foreign policy

    This project aims to create an exchange platform between officials from different ministries and agencies in Italy involved in the policy development concerning countries that present elements of...

    Start/End: 2019 - current
  • Osservatorio IAI-ISPI sulla politica estera italiana

    This project puts Italian foreign policy at the center of the debate and investigates Italy's objectives, strategies and actions on the European and international chessboard. The Observatory on...

    Start/End: 2018 - current
  • IAI report on Italian foreign policy

    Since 2014 the institute has been producing a comprehensive report on Italy's presence and interests in the international arena, the state of the art and the strategic priorities of Italian...

    Start/End: 2014 - current
  • Opinion survey on Italian foreign policy

    Since 2013 IAI, in cooperation with Centro Interdipartimentale di ricerca sul cambiamento politico (CIRCaP) of the University of Siena, has realized periodic surveys aimed at identifying and...

    Start/End: 2013 - current
  • International Relations Observatory

    This a joint project conducted by IAI and three other research centres in cooperation with Italy's Parliament. The objective is to provide members of parliaments, in particular the delegations to...

    Start/End: 2008 - current
  • EU crisis management missions and the role of Italy

    The objective of this research project is to assess the evolution of EU crisis management missions and the participation of Italy. In particular, it aims to evaluate the effectiveness of EU...

    Start/End: 2009 - 2014
  • L’art. 11 della Costituzione baluardo della vocazione internazionale dell’Italia

    This research study was aimed at reinterpreting art. 11 of the Italian Constitution – signed in 1947 - in light of recent changes in the international order, the European integration process and...

    Start/End: 2012 - 2013
  • Italian foreign policy yearbook

    Published since 2010 to 2013 by il Mulino, the yearbook La politica estera dell'Italia [=Italy's foreign policy] examined Italy's role and action in a rapidly changing international scenario....

    Start/End: 2010 - 2013
  • Italian foreign policy chronology

    From 2009 to 2011 (see Yearbooks 2010-2012), the IAI has published a detailed chronology of Italy's foreign policy that offered relevant and up-to-dated information on the international role of...

    Start/End: 2009 - 2011