On 28 April 2016, at 9.30 a.m., the Farnesina will host the Third Conference on "European Networks and Agencies for Internationalisation". The Conference will be opened by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, and the Minister of Education, Universities and Research, Stefania Giannini.
The event will be open to the press only during the opening session, which will be attended by Filippo Bubbico, Deputy Interior Minister, Giuseppe Novelli, Vice President of the Italian Universities Rectors' Conference (CRUI), and Cesare Romiti, President of Uni-Italia.
Vincenzo De Luca, Director General of the Farnesina's Promotion of Italy's Cultural, Economic and Innovation System, will chair the Conference.
The Conference will focus on the importance that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation ascribes to internationalisation of the university education system, to attracting foreign talents and to cooperation among universities, with the aim of promoting Italian culture and the "Italy" brand.
Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in following the opening session of the event are requested to apply for online accreditation by filling the interactive form at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp, attaching thereto, 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 Embassy in Rome of the media organisation’s Country).
If it is not possible to complete the online accreditation procedure, applications should be sent by email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org (tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210).
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews should enter the Ministry from the main entrance, left hand side, from 9 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.