Italy Africa conference of the Farnesina – #ItaliAfrica

Italy Africa conference of the Farnesina – #ItaliAfrica

On 25 October, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, also known as the Farnesina, held a conference on the cooperation between Italy and Africa. This was the second in a series of conferences on this topic organized by the Farnesina, the first of which was held in 2016.

The conference discussed shared solutions to the main challenges facing Africa and Italy in the fields of peace, freedom, democracy and security. The conference further identified common paths for growth, in which Italy could play a part by leveraging its expertise and presence in the European Union.

Representatives of 46 African countries attended the meeting, 34 at ministerial level, while 13 international organizations were represented, including the African Union. (more…)