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Directorate General for Public and Cultural Diplomacy

Director General
Alessandro De Pedys

Deputy Director General/Principal Director for the promotion of the Italian culture and language
Filippo La Rosa

Deputy Director General/Principal Director for Communication
Niccolò Fontana

Chief of Staff
David Balloni


Telephone (+39) 06 3691 2070
Fax (+39) 06 3691 6210


Office I – Relations with the media

Office II – Relations with the public

Office III – Communication Coordination

Office IV – Promotion of the Italian Language and Publications, Internationalisation of Universities, Fellowships/Scholarships

Office V – Italian Training and Education System in the World

Office VI – Multilateral Cultural Cooperation, Archaeological Missions

Office VII – Strategic Communication

Unit for Analysis, Planning, Statistics and Historical Documentation Go to the section

Unit for Promoting Italy within International Organizations

Unit for the Coordination of Italian Cultural Institutes