On Friday, 28 April 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Farnesina will host the Workshop entitled “Global partnerships for poverty reduction”, which will open with remarks by Pietro Sebastiani, the MAECI’s Director General for Development Cooperation, by Pierferdinando Casini, the Chairman of the Senate’s Third Standing Commission for Foreign Affairs and Immigration and by Li Fugen, Vice President of the China Internet Information Center.
The Workshop, organised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) in partnership with the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China, the FAO and IFAD, mainly aims to offer the opportunity to share success stories in the reduction of poverty at national level and to highlight the importance of knowledge networks in combating global poverty.
The workshop will include contributions by representatives of the academic world the FAO and IFAD and will close with remarks by Pietro Sebastiani and Tai Weiping, Deputy Director General of the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China.
The Workshop will be held in English.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in following the event are requested to apply for accreditation in one of the following two ways:
– by filling the interactive form and clicking on the event concerned at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp, attaching thereto, unless already provided, the information requested in digital format (letter from the media organisation and, for representatives of foreign media, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country).
– by sending an email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: email@example.com (Tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210), attaching thereto the letter of his/her media organisation (or press card) and, for members of the foreign press, a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country.
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews may enter the Ministry from the main entrance– left-hand side – from 9 to 9:30 a.m.