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PRESS ACCREDITATION NOTICE: Diplomacy Education Project (Farnesina, 18 January 2018)

On Thursday, 18 January, at 9:00 a.m., the Farnesina will host the presentation of the “Diplomacy Education” Project with the attendance of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano.  

For the first time in Europe, 60 embassies and diplomatic missions in Italy will “adopt” whole classes of Italian secondary schools to participate in the project entitled “Diplomacy Education”, developed by the Global Action agency, sponsored by the Italian Foreign Ministry and supported by the UN Agencies in Italy, with a view to promoting knowledge of the Countries of the world and their institutional relations.

The event will be attended by Waheed Omer, the Ambassador of Afghanistan to Italy, Heather Eaton, Public Affairs Officer at the US Mission to the UN Agencies in Rome, Ussama Osman, Deputy Secretary to the Executive Board of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), María Rosa Jijón Calderón, Cultural Secretary of the Italo-Latin American Institute (IILA), Valentina Carlino, President of Global Action. The event will be moderated by Pierfrancesco Torrisi.

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, attaching thereto, unless already provided, the documentation 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: (Tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210), attaching thereto the letter of his/her media organisation (or press card for freelance reporters) 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 collect their accreditation badges in person from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, at the main entrance – left-hand side – from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.

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