Italy is included in the Schengen countries. To find out if you need a visa, please visit this link: http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en
You may be eligible receive a visa support letter from the World Bank/GFDRR. Please register and indicate your need for a supporting visa letter. The UR Organizing Team will then evaluate and respond to your inquiry. However, the World Bank/GFDRR cannot guarantee entry into Italy. All participants are responsible for obtaining their own visas and should contact their local consulate for requirements and regulations, which vary depending on country of origin and location.