On Thursday, 19 October, at 5.00 p.m., the Farnesina will host a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) entitled “Energy Access Outlook: from Poverty to Prosperity.”
The event will open with the introductory remarks by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mario Giro. The IEA Executive Director, Fatih Birol, will present the reports, that sets out guidelines to achieve widespread access to modern energy by 2030. It is a fundamental factor that intersects with and promotes sustainable development and the fight against inequality, in accordance with the 2030 Agenda.
A high-level panel discussion will follow, chaired by the Director General for Global Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Massimo Gaiani.Government representatives and members of African regional associations will meet with leading representatives of the Italian energy industry to discuss the role of energy policies for development, prosperity and well-being.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews who wish to attend the presentation should apply for accreditation in one of the following ways:
ü - by filling out the interactive form and selecting the event at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp, attaching, unless already provided, the information requested in digital format (letter from the media organisation and, for representatives of foreign media, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s country);
ü by sending an email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at: firstname.lastname@example.org (tel. 06/3691.3432-8573-8210), attaching the letter of their media organisation with personal data (or press card for freelance journalists) and, for members of the foreign press, a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s country.
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews can enter the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at the main entrance, left-hand side, from 4:30 p.m.