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Diplomatic Protocol of the Italian Republic

Head of the Diplomatic Protocol of the Italian Republic
Stefano Ronca


Telephone: 06 3691 4284
Fax: 06 3691 3401
Email: Ceri.segreteria@esteri.it


Office I
Diplomatic Corps General Affairs, accreditations, diplomatic and consular privileges and fiscal exemptions

  • General affairs and norms of protocol;
  • relations with the foreign diplomatic corps in Italy;
  • approval of ambassadorial appointments, customary courtesies and protocol for presentation of credentials to the Head of State;
  • protocol events;
  • preparation of credentials for Heads of Italian Diplomatic Missions abroad and special ambassadorships;
  • security and exemptions for the diplomatic consular corps accredited in Italy, the Holy See and international organisations in Italy.

Office IIConsular Corps and International Organisation General Affairs, accreditation and diplomatic and consular immunities, honours and decorations

  • General affairs and norms of protocol;
  • relations with the foreign diplomatic corps in Italy;
  • approval of ambassadorial appointments, customary courtesies and protocol for presentation of credentials to the Head of State;
  • protocol events;
  • preparation of credentials for Heads of Italian Diplomatic Missions abroad and special ambassadorships;
  • security and exemptions for the diplomatic consular corps accredited in Italy, the Holy See and international organisations in Italy.

Office IIIIncoming and outgoing visits, translation and interpreting service

  • Organisation of state and official visits to Italy by foreign VIPs and delegations as guests of the President of the Republic, the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister and of visits abroad by the these same figures;
  • translation and interpreting services for the Minister and the coordination of such services during visits and international events both in Italy and abroad.

last update: 18/09/2013

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