‘Italy and the Western Balkans: Growth and Integration’ conference in Trieste

The national conference titled “Italy and the Western Balkans: Growth and Integration” will take place on Tuesday 24 January 2023 from 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. at the Trieste Convention Center in Trieste.

The initiative is aimed at promoting Italy’s role in the Western Balkans, which is a foreign policy priority for the new Italian government, as well as the process of EU accession of such countries.

The Conference will be opened by Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, who will be introduced by the Undersecretary at the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, Sandra Savino.

The President of the Italian Council of Ministers, Giorgia Meloni, the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, the President of Italy’s Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Massimiliano Fedriga, and the Mayor of Trieste, Roberto Dipiazza, will also greet the attendees.

The conference will feature the following panel discussions:

  • Panel I – The objectives of the Italy-Western Balkans partnership
  • Panel II – Tools and opportunities for the country’s economic system
  • Panel III – The role of the Italian production system
  • Panel IV – International instruments to support economic growth

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani will close the conference and hold a press conference in the Press Room of the Trieste Convention Center (TCC).

(Press release, 23.01.2023)

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