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PRESS ACCREDITATION NOTE UPDATE – Conference of Italian Missionaries Worldwide “The Person at the Centre” Rome, 7 December 2023

PRESS ACCREDITATION NOTE UPDATE

Conference of Italian Missionaries Worldwide

“The Person at the centre”

Rome – 7 December 2023

On Thursday 7 December 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., the Conference of Italian Missionaries Worldwide entitled “The Person at the Centre” will be held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

The event, which is entirely open to the press, will feature opening remarks by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, and by the Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, H.E. Msgr. Paul R. Gallagher.

The missionary world has a very ancient history in Italy. The missionary engagement in the world expresses a significant social and humanitarian commitment abroad that cuts across broad sectors of our society, united by a Christian vision of providing assistance to people in the most vulnerable countries. By giving voice and visibility to missionaries, the Conference intends to provide a platform for listening and dialogue that is intended to be made permanent in view of acquiring visions and proposals, and to seize together the opportunities of the partnership with Africa by fostering synergies and innovative collaborations, starting with the priority sectors to which the three thematic sessions – linked by the common thread of “the person at the centre” – will be dedicated: education and vocational training, health and childhood, mediation and institutional reconstruction, as well as the right to food.

An institutional photo (11:00 a.m.) will be taken in between the works, which will be concluded by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani (3:15 p.m.).

Journalists, photographers and cameramen interested in covering the event may apply for accreditation by sending a request by Wednesday 6 December at 2:00 p.m. to accreditamentostampa@esteri.it (tel. 06 3691 3432 – 8573 – 3078 or 8210), attaching the following:

for representatives of Italian press organisations:

  • copy of an identity document
  • letter of assignment from the newspaper of affiliation or – in the absence of the latter – copy of professional identity card.

for representatives of foreign press organisations, not accredited at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  • copy of an identity document;
  • letter from the newspaper of affiliation;
  • Verbal Note of the Embassy in Rome of the country of the press organisation represented.

For representatives of foreign press already accredited at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the request must be sent with a copy of an identity document attached. 

Accredited press may enter the Farnesina from the main entrance, left side, from 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

 

Submitting the above-mentioned personal data means authorising the use thereof in accordance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 and the GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679) by the Directorate General for Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the data controller, for strictly professional purposes and/or purposes related to the performance of the event in question.

 

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