A reminder that the third Italy-Switzerland Dialogue Forum will take place at Palazzo Clerici in Milan on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 October 2015. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, and his Swiss counterpart, Didier Burkhalter, will be present.
The initiative is being promoted by the Swiss Embassy in Italy, the Italian Embassy in Switzerland and Limes, the Italian geopolitical journal, in collaboration with the Institute of International Policy Studies (ISPI). It enjoys the patronage of Switzerland’s Federal Department for Foreign Affairs and Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Participants will include authoritative members of the political, economic, cultural and media communities of both countries, who will discuss topics of common interest and developments in the international and bilateral situation.
At the end of the proceedings, at 16.00 on 30 October, a joint press conference with Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter is planned.
The following parts of the Italy-Switzerland Dialogue Forum will be open to the press:
Thursday, 29 October 2015
14.30-15.00: plenary session for the opening of the 2015 Forum. Media representatives interested in attending the opening should report to Palazzo Clerici, Via Clerici 5 at 14.00.
Friday, 30 October 2015
14.45: Plenary session for the close of the 2015 Forum and presentation of the results of the four working groups, in the presence of the Foreign Ministers.
16.00: Joint press conference by Minister Paolo Gentiloni and Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter. Media representatives interested in attending the close of the Forum and the press conference should report to Palazzo Clerici, Via Clerici 5, at 14.15.
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