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Press Releases
21 November 2022
Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, attends the “Colloquia on Science Diplomacy” (21 November 2022)​

The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, attended the closing event of the “Colloquia on Science Diplomacy” organised by the Accademia dei Lincei. The conference was attended by the Secretary General of the OECD, Mathias Cormann, who delivered a masterclass. Ambassador Sequi emphasised how scientific diplomacy represents a linchpin in Italy’s foreign policy […]

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Press Releases
10 November 2022
​Meeting between the Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, and the Deputy National Security Advisor of the United Kingdom, Matthew Collins

The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, met the United Kingdom’s Deputy National Security Advisor, Matthew Collins, today. The meeting took place in the margins of NATO’s “Cyber Defence Pledge” conference. It enabled the two parties to discuss the key security issues on the international agenda and the opportunities to further strengthen […]

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Press Releases
4 November 2022
Commemorative ceremony for Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ fallen in World War I (4 November 2022)

Farnesina Secretary-General, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, visited Palazzo della Consulta today – together with Umberto Zingales, Secretary-General of the Constitutional Court – to pay tribute to the fallen of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in World War I. During the memorial ceremony, which traditionally takes place on National Unity and Armed Forces Day, Ambassador Sequi […]

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4 November 2022
Secretary General Ambassador Ettore Sequi meets with the Secretary of State of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Livia Leu

The Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, met with the Secretary of State of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Livia Leu, as part of periodic bilateral consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Italy and Switzerland. The meeting was an opportunity for the Secretary General to discuss the main issues on the bilateral, European […]

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Press Releases
27 October 2022
​Secretary General Ambassador Ettore Sequi meets the Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, Nasser Sanhat Alqahtani

The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, received the new Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, Nasser Sanhat Alqahtani, at the Farnesina today. During their discussion they reviewed their countries’ excellent bilateral relations and the prospects for further developing the relationship. Ambassador Sequi said that he especially appreciated their collaboration in the cultural […]

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Press Releases
25 October 2022
Secretary General Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi attends international meeting “The Cry for Peace. Religions and cultures in dialogue” organised by the Community of Sant’Egidio

Today, 25 October 2022, the Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, attended the international meeting “The Cry for Peace. Religions and cultures in dialogue” organised by the Community of Sant’Egidio. Speakers at the event included by the President of the Italian Republic and representatives of the world’s major religions. Its title refers […]

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25 October 2022
Telephone conversation between the Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, and the new Secretary General at Quai d’Orsay, Ambassador Anne-Marie Descôtes

The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, had a first telephone conversation with the new Secretary General at Quai d’Orsay, Ambassador Anne-Marie Descôtes. Ambassador Sequi underscored the importance of continuing to strengthen bilateral dialogue and to translate it into joint actions and initiatives as already provided for under the Quirinal Treaty. Ambassadors […]

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Press Releases
17 October 2022
Meeting between the Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, and the Saudi Arabian Ambassador in Rome, Faisal bin Sattam Abdulaziz Al Saud

Farnesina Secretary General, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, met the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Faisal bin Sattam Abdulaziz Al Saud. During the meeting, they reviewed the excellent bilateral relations and the prospects for their further development. The Saudi Head of Mission also presented some initiatives he intends to carry out in the coming months […]

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Press Releases
10 October 2022
The Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, opens the academic year at the School of Government at the LUISS Guido Carli University

Today, the Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, opened the academic year at the School of Government of the LUISS Guido Carli University with a masterclass. Ambassador Sequi illustrated the main challenges to Italy’s foreign policy in times marked by deep changes at international level. In this context, the war in Ukraine […]

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Press Releases
7 October 2022
Farnesina Secretary-General, Ambassador Sequi, and AIAD Chairman, Mr Crosetto, sign pilot project agreement

Today, 7 October, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, and the Chairman of AIAD (Federation of Italian Aerospace, Defence and Security Companies), Mr Guido Crosetto, signed an agreement to start a pilot project aimed at exploring different modalities to bolster Italy’s presence in European defence and […]

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Press Releases
5 October 2022
Meeting between the Secretary-General, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi and the Azerbaijan Ambassador in Rome, Mammad Ahmadzada

This morning, the Secretary-General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi met the Azerbaijan Ambassador, Mammad Ahmadzada who has reached the end of his term of office in Rome after six years. The Secretary-General informed Ambassador Ahmadzada of his satisfaction at the quality and intensity of the bilateral relations and thanked the Ambassador for the […]

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Press Releases
3 October 2022
The Secretary General of the Farnesina summoned the Russian Ambassador to the Italian Republic

This morning, the Secretary General of the Farnesina, Ambassador Ettore Francesco Sequi, summoned Russian Ambassador Sergey Razov to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation within the framework of a coordinated action with its European Union partners. Above all, Ambassador Sequi expressed Italy’s firmest condemnation of the sham referendums illegally held by the Russian […]

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