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Image headerTag: <span>Vice Ministra Marina Sereni</span>
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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Press Releases
14 July 2022
Latin America: Sereni, great potential for a favourable green transition

“The COVID-19 pandemic has hard hit Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where socioeconomic gaps remain visible and severe, while the war in Ukraine, with its consequences on the price of raw materials, energy and basic goods, exposes all of us to a possible global economic crisis, as well as to growing risks, including […]

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23 June 2022
The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella and the Minister Luigi Di Maio open the second National Development Cooperation Conference

The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio open the second National Development Cooperation Conference. The Conference aims to foster the participation of citizens in defining development cooperation policies and is co-organized by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign […]

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Press Releases
16 June 2022
Development Cooperation: Deputy Minister Sereni chairs Joint Committee meeting

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni chaired the fourth 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. The […]

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Press Releases
10 June 2022
Deputy Minister Sereni opens 21st AU-OECD International Economic Forum on Africa

In the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Ministerial meeting in Paris chaired by Italy, Deputy Minister Sereni opened the 21st AU-OECD International Economic Forum  on Africa today. The Forum is a long-established platform for economic dialogue between the OECD Development Centre (whose members include 11 African countries) and the African […]

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Press Releases
8 June 2022
Latin America; Sereni, fair and sustainable energy transition will promote development

“Throughout the years, Italy and the countries of the Latin American region have developed a special relation, as well as a common heritage based on shared values such as peace, democracy, rule of law, security, human rights and fair and sustainable development”. That’s what Deputy Minister Marina Sereni said, speaking at the 14th International Economic […]

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Press Releases
7 June 2022
Press conference presenting COOPERA 2022

A press conference presenting the second edition of the National Development Cooperation Conference, COOPERA 2022, was held on Tuesday 7 June at 10:30 in the Farnesina’s Aldo Moro Room. The conference itself will take place on 23-24 June in the Auditorium della Conciliazione in Rome. The press conference was opened by the Deputy Minister for […]

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Press Releases
2 June 2022
Iraq. Deputy Minister Sereni continues her visit

The first part of the visit to Iraq by Deputy Minister Marina Sereni concluded with celebrations for Republic Day in Baghdad; she will then continue on with her diplomatic mission to Iraqi Kurdistan. The Deputy Minister met Minister for Culture Hassan Nadhem and went back over the crucial contribution made by Italy to help the […]

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Press Releases
1 June 2022
Iraq, Deputy Minister Sereni’s mission proceeds amid consultations, agreements and meetings with the civil society

The first day of Deputy Minister Marina Sereni’s mission to Iraq, which featured several meetings with representatives of the local institutions, of the major international organisations present in Iraq and Italian personnel, has come to an end. The Deputy Minister was received by the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and by the Minister of […]

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Press Releases
27 May 2022
Deputy Minister Sereni chairs National Council for Development Cooperation meeting

Deputy Minister Marina Sereni chaired the eighth meeting of the National Council for Development Cooperation (CNCS), the body that gathers 54 major public and private, “profit” and “non-profit” stakeholders operating in the sphere of international development cooperation. The CNCS is the main instrument of participation, consultation and proposal introduced under Law no. 125/2014, which reformed […]

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Press Releases
24 May 2022
Transition. Sereni: Italy can be an ‘energy bridge’ to Africa

“Italy devotes strategic attention to Africa, and therefore access to energy and energy transition on the Continent are essential for us.” These were the words spoken by Deputy Minister Marina Sereni during the event promoted by the RES4Africa Foundation for its 10th anniversary. Minister Sereni added: “Population growth will greatly increase the demand for energy […]

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Press Releases
24 May 2022
AFRICA DAY – 2022 EDITION

On 25 May, at 10 a.m., Minister Luigi Di Maio will launch ‘Africa Day’ at the Farnesina, to commemorate the anniversary of the creation of the Organisation of African Unity (founded on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa, which then became the African Union in 2002). This year’s edition will be dedicated to African literature. […]

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