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Worldwide Ban on Female Genital Mutilation

The second day of the event “Worldwide Ban on Female Genital Mutilation”, organized by the NGO known as “Non c’è pace senza giustizia”, will be held at the foreign ministry in Rome on Tuesday 5 February.


The press are invited to cover the closing speeches by Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, Labour and Equal Opportunities Minister Elsa Fornero and the First Lady of Burkina Faso, Mrs. Chantal Compaoré, who will be introduced by Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Marta Dassù.



Journalists and camera operators interested in covering the event are asked to apply for accreditation by completing the interactive form available at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp to which all required documentation can be attached in digital format.



If in exceptional cases it is not possible to complete the online accreditation procedure, applications in writing on company letterhead and signed by the director of the organisation concerned—indicating name, surname, date and place of birth, number of a valid ID document and qualification—should be sent by fax to the Press Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (tel. 063691.3432 fax 06.3691.2122).


Accredited members of the press will be admitted at the rear entrance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Via Macchia della Farnesina – between the hours of 10:15 and 10:45.