On Thursday, 4 April, at 10:15 a.m., the Farnesina’s Sala Aldo Moro will host the Opening Session of the Day on the Prevention of Document Counterfeiting, dedicated to reviewing and sharing experiences and best practices on preventing the counterfeiting of documents.
The phenomenon takes on particular relevance for the procedures carried out by Italian Consular offices abroad: from the issue of passports to recognising Italian citizenship and granting visas.
The Opening Session, which is open to the press, schedules comments by the Director General for Italians Abroad and Migration Policies, Luigi Vignali, the Central Anti-Crime Director of the State Police, Francesco Messina, the Director of the Police Service for Borders and Foreigners, Irene Tittoni, and by the Managing Director of the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Paolo Aielli.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in covering the Opening Session are requested to apply for accreditation in one of the following two ways:
• ONLINE, at the link https://portaleaccreditamento.esteri.it, attaching thereto the requested documentation in digital format (letter of his/her media organization containing his/her personal data and, for members of the foreign press, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country).
• VIA E-MAIL to: email@example.com, (Tel: +39 06/3691.3432 – 06/3691.8573), attaching thereto the aforesaid documentation.
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews may enter the Foreign Ministry from the main entrance – left-hand side – from 9:45 a.m. and no later than 10:15 a.m.