WHO WE ARE

Background
diplomacy

WHO WE ARE

The promoting committee of the Diplomacy Festival is an unrecognized, non-profit legal body with the Honorary Presidency of Dr. Aurelio Regina and the General Secretariat of Dr. Giorgio Bartolomucci. It includes academics, journalists, representatives of the worlds of economy and international relations.

The Scientific Committee is chaired by Ambassador Giampiero Massolo, president of Fincantieri and ISPI, with the General Secretariat of Dr. Giorgio Bartolomucci, and is composed by:

Lucia Annunziata, Journalist, RAI
Giuseppe Argirò, Business Consultant
Lucio Battistotti, former manager for the European Union and the European Commission
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, President of Société Génerale, President of Italgas SpA
Ezio Bussoletti, Space Astrophysicist, Former Asi Vice President
Vincenzo Camporini, General, former Defense Chief of Staff, IAI Vice President
Carlo Corazza, Representative in Italy of the European Parliament
Lucio Demichele, Head of the Analysis, Planning and Historical Diplomatic Documentation Unit of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Daniele Di Loreto, Group Head of Representative Office of Generali Assicurazioni
Enrico Giovannini, Spokesperson of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS), currently Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of the Italian Republic
Carmen Lasorella, Journalist
Paolo Magri, ISPI Director
Maria Chiara Malaguti, President of UNIDROIT, Expert in International Law, Legal Advisor to the World Bank, Legal Advisor to the Legal Affairs Service, Diplomatic Disputes and Treaties of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
Stefano Manservisi, Former DG Development Cooperation European Commission (DEVCO)
Enzo Moavero Milanesi, President of the Italian Supply Chain Foundation, Director of the LUISS Guido Carli School of Law
Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, President of IAI
Federica Olivares, Director Program in Cultural Diplomacy Catholic University, Vice President of the Piccolo Teatro-Teatro d’Europa, Board Member of the Fulbright Commission
Antonio Parenti, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Italy
Cecilia Piccioni, Maeci
Gustavo Piga, Economist, delegate of the Rector of the University of Tor Vergata for International Relations
Aurelio Regina, Vice-President and shareholder of Manifatture Sigaro Toscano and Partner of Egon Zehnder International; He is Chairman of Sisal Spa, Sisal Group Spa and of the Defense Tech Group.
Fabio Rugge, Head of the Skills Office for NATO, MAECI
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Professor at the University of California at Berkeley
Pasquale Salzano, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
Roberto Sgalla, Director of the Center for American Studies
Catia Tomasetti, Bonelli Erede Pappalardo Partner
Michele Valensise, Board Memeber of TIM S.p.A., former Vice President of Astaldi SpA, formerly General Secretary of MAECI
Sarah Varetto, Opinionist and Sky TG24 manager
Arturo Varvelli, ECFR Rome Director and Senior Policy Fellow

The Technical-Organizing Committee of the Festival is composed by:

Giorgio J.J. Bartolomucci, Organizational Manager
Daniela D’amico, Head of External Relations
Nadia Donghi, General Secretariat
Giorgia Facis, Digital Content Manager
Emanuele Marchetti, Editorial Staff
Danilo Panicali, Editorial Manager

Our network (2009-2021)

Institutions
Representation of the European Commission in Italy, the European Parliament, the Senate of the Republic, the Chamber of Deputies, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

International, Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies and Tourism, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of Labor and Social Policies, Ministry of Education, University and Research, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Ministry of Health, Lazio Region, Rome

Capital, Unioncamere, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.

Embassies
Albania, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Cyprus, Colombia, Korea, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Estonia , Philippines, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Japan, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Niger, Norway, Netherlands, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Somalia, Sovereign Order of Malta, Spain, Sri Lanka, United States of America , South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe, EU Delegation to the Holy See.

Scientific partners
ABI, Airpress, Ania, AssDiplar, ASI, Associazione Stampa Estera, Centro Studi Americani, Ce.S.I., Ciheam Bari, Confitarma, ESA, FeBAF, Fscire – Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII, Fondazione Konrad Adenauer, Fondazione Italia Giappone, Fondazione Italia USA, Fulbright, IAI, IILA, ISPI, Istituto Luigi Sturzo, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italian Diplomatic Academy, John Cabot University, LUISS Enlabs, LUISS Guido Carli, Nato Defence College, SIOI, Società Geografica
Italiana, UCOI, UCOIM, UNINT, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Università Niccolò Cusano, Università degli Studi di Roma Sapienza, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Uni Marconi, Lumsa Università, John Cabot University.

Companies that have contributed to the Festival Editions:
ABI, Airpress, Ania, AssDiplar, ASI, Foreign Press Association, Center for American Studies, Ce.SI, Ciheam Bari, Confitarma, ESA, FeBAF, Fscire – John XXIII Foundation for Religious Sciences, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Italy Japan Foundation, Foundation Italy USA, Fulbright, IAI, IILA,