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Image headerTag: <span>Vice Ministra Marina Sereni</span>
Press Releases
29 September 2022
Development Cooperation, Deputy Minister Marina Sereni presides over Joint Committee meeting

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni presided over the sixth annual meeting of the Joint Committee for Development Cooperation, also attended by the Director General for Development Cooperation, Fabio Cassese and the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Luca Maestripieri. Representatives from other Authorities in charge of the matters under discussion also took part in […]

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Press Releases
22 September 2022
UN: Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni at the event promoted by Italy on the moratorium on the use of the death penalty

Today, on the sidelines of the High-Level Week of the United Nations 77th General Assembly Italy, in conjunction with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sierra Leone and the European Union, promoted an event on the moratorium on the use of the death penalty. In her remarks, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International […]

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Press Releases
22 September 2022
UfC Ministerial joint press release

The “Uniting for Consensus” Group (UfC: Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Italy, Malta, Mexico, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, San Marino, Spain, Türkiye) met on the 22nd September, 2022, at Ministerial level, on the margins of the High-Level week of the United Nations 77th General Assembly in New York. In light of the deterioration of the […]

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Press Releases
21 September 2022
UN: Deputy Foreign Minister Sereni attends the high-level side event on the humanitarian emergency in the Horn of Africa

Today, on the sidelines of the High-Level Week of the United Nations 77th General Assembly, Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Qatar, in conjunction with the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Kenya and Somalia, promoted a high-level side event on the humanitarian emergency in the Horn of Africa. The Horn […]

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Press Releases
19 September 2022
UN: Sereni in New York attends signing ceremony of Italy-Caribbean Development Bank agreement​

Today, in New York, on the sidelines of the High-Level Meetings Week of the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations, Italy and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) sealed a deal on the “Programme supporting sustainable development projects in Caribbean Community countries”, signed by the Italian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Maurizio Massari, […]

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Press Releases
13 September 2022
Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld receives Rita Levi-Montalcini Prize at the Farnesina

The ceremony for the Rita Levi-Montalcini Prize for Scientific Cooperation between Italy and Israel has been celebrated at the Farnesina. The award, presented in association with the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), was conferred on Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld for a project on plant genomics. The award adds new momentum to joint research […]

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13 September 2022
The 2022 Rita Levi-Montalcini Award hosted at the Farnesina goes to Israeli geneticist Assaf Distelfeld

Today, 13 September 2022, at 11:30 AM, the ceremony for the Rita Levi-Montalcini Award for Scientific Cooperation will be hosted at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI). The 2022 edition is dedicated to the development of genomic technologies for sustainable agriculture. This year, the award goes to Prof. Assaf Distelfeld from the […]

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Press Releases
8 September 2022
Sereni speaks at G20 Development Ministerial meeting: the consequences of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine particularly impact the most vulnerable countries

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni took the floor today during the first panel of the G20 Development Ministerial meeting, organised by the rotating Presidency of Indonesia on the island of Belitung, once again firmly condemning Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which has caused a number of humanitarian and development-related consequences in many of the most vulnerable countries. […]

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Press Releases
26 August 2022
La Farnesina partecipa al Meeting di Rimini 2022

Dal 20 al 25 agosto 2022 si è svolta la quarantatreesima edizione del Meeting per l’Amicizia fra i popoli a Rimini, che ha visto anche quest’anno la partecipazione del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale con un grande spazio espositivo di 5000 mq dedicato alla sicurezza alimentare e al diritto al cibo come […]

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Press Releases
28 July 2022
Afghanistan; Sereni chairs Coordination Panel

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni chaired the fifth meeting of the Coordination Panel on Afghanistan with representatives of civil society organisations, local authorities and the other administrations involved. The discussion focused on examining the humanitarian situation and identifying priorities with a view towards programming the allocation of resources for 2022 and reviewing progress on the reception […]

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Press Releases
21 July 2022
Development Cooperation: Deputy Minister Sereni chairs Joint Committee meeting

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni chaired the fifth annual meeting of the Joint Development Cooperation Committee, in which the Director General for Development Cooperation, Fabio Cassese, and the Director of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, Luca Maestripieri, also took part. Representatives of other public sector organisations with competence for the issues discussed also attended. During […]

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Press Releases
19 July 2022
Sereni on humanitarian mine clearance operations: we confirm the contribution and express concern for the use of landmines in various conflicts

“The Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, continues to attribute great importance to humanitarian actions to combat anti-personnel landmines,” said the Deputy Foreign Minister, Marina Sereni, in her opening remarks at the 25th Meeting of the CNAUMA, the National Committee for Humanitarian Mine Action, which groups together several civil society organizations […]

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