Andrea Canepari

Background

Andrea Canepari

Diplomat and writer.

He has been Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary with credentials of Italy to the Dominican Republic since 2017 when he reopened the Embassy of Italy, inaugurating a new diplomatic chancellery and a new residence and relaunching political, cultural and economic relations. In 2018 it promoted a cultural year with over 120 events organized in agreement with local institutions, businesses, universities and cultural centers to celebrate 120 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the Dominican Republic. From 2013 to 2017 he was Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia (United States), with responsibility for Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Southern New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

He is co-editor of the book The Italian Legacy in Washington, D.C. Architecture, Design, Art and Culture, published by Skira in 2008. He also co-edited the book The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia: History, Culture, People and Ideas, Temple University Press 2021, and edited the volume L’eredità italiana nella Repubblica Dominican: History, Architecture, Economy and Society, Italian and Spanish edition, Umberto Allemandi 2020, and North American, St. Joseph’s University Press 2021.