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REMINDER on Press Accreditation Notice- “Day of Sustainable Mobility of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation” (Farnesina, 23 May 2019)

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 11:00 am, the the Farnesina will host the “MAECI Day of Sustainable Mobility” at the presence of Manlio di Stefano Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The event aims to promote sustainable mobility and integrated transport systems and schedules two sessions:


11.00 a.m. – Area outside the Farnesina, access from the Olympic Stadium side 


– Opening of the new bicycle parking area financed by the Municipality of Rome.

The day’s agenda also includes the possibility of testing electric vehicles in view of the coming into effect of a convention signed with the SharenGo electric carsharing service providing advantageous conditions for the Foreign Ministry’s personnel. 

An Information service will be available on the opening of a free bicycle parking area for MAECI personnel in the proximity of the A Metro line Ottaviano Station by the Guglielmo Marconi University (“Bike  Bike to Work project”). 

The “Bike Bike to Work” project is the fruit of a partnership between the MAECI, the Municipality of Rome and the Guglielmo Marconi University to reduce the Ministry’s environmental footprint and promote the personnel’s organizational wellbeing by riding bicycles to work.   

 Next – Inside the Farnesina, 1st floor 


– Opening of the dressing room to enable those who ride a bicycle to work to change inside the building.  
The initiative is part of the Farnesina Green Project and is consistent with the Plastic Free Project. Both projects received an award at the Forum PA 2019 in the “Environment and Sustainability” section


Nicandro Cascardi,  Director General for Administration, IT and Communications, will open the event, followed by Stefano Simonelli, President of the 15th District of the Municipality of Rome.

The event will close with remarks by the Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), Manlio di Stefano.

The event will also be attended by Patrizia Falcinelli, MAECI Deputy Director General for Human Resources, Pasquale Annunziata, Councillor for the Environment of the 15th District of the Municipality of Rome, Fabio Orecchini, Dean of the School of Engineering at Guglielmo Marconi University, Alessandra Giordani from Guglielmo Marconi University and Paola Sinibaldi from Sharengo.

Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in covering the event are requested to apply for accreditation in one of the following two ways: •  ONLINE, at the link, attaching thereto the requested documentation in digital format (letter of his/her media organization containing his/her personal data and, for members of the foreign press, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country). 

•  VIA E-MAIL to:, (Tel: +39 06/3691.3432 – 06/3691.8573), attaching thereto the aforesaid documentation. 

Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews are requested to show up outside the Farnesina Building, at the Visitors’ Entrance, Olympic Stadium sideat 10:30 a.m.