div>From 2017-12-07 14:00 to 2017-12-07 15:00Venue: ICCJ - Event space
Thu, 12/07/2017 – 2:00pm to 3:00pm
ICCJ – Event space
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan is happy to invite you to an encounter with the Ambassador of Italy to Japan Giorgio Starace. Ambassador Starace will share his vision on the Italy-Japan cooperation while highlighting some of the milestones of his diplomatic career.
Date: December 7, 2017 Time:14:00 to 15:00 Language: English Where: Italian Chamber of Commerce in Japan Address: FBR Mita Bldg. 9F, 4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku,Tokyo 108-0073 Admission fee: FREE
Deadline for registration/cancellation: December 5, 2017, 17:00
Born in Viterbo on February 23, 1959, after graduating from the Nunziatella Military School in Naples, Giorgio Starace graduated in Political Economy at Bocconi University in Milan (1982). He began his professional career in 1985 at the Farnesina in the Directorate General for Economic Affairs. In 1988 he was assigned to Guatemala as secretary of commerce and subsequently served in Beijing as First Secretary. In 1995 Starace returned to Rome with a position in the Directorate General for Economic Affairs for the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In 1996 he was appointed advisor for International Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies. In 1999 he was transferred to New York City, as Chief Press Officer for the Permanent Mission of Italy to the UN and was later promoted to Embassy Counsellor and then to First Counsellor (2001). In 2002 he was transferred to New Delhi, India with the role of deputy ambassador. In 2006 he returned to Rome as a diplomatic advisor for the Minister Paolo De Castro at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies. In 2008 he was promoted Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary. In 2010 he was transferred to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, as an Ambassador. He returned to Rome to the General Directorate for Political Affairs and Security in 2015. He was appointed as Special Envoy for Libya by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. In 2016 he was awarded the Order of Commendator of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. From March 27, 2017, he is the Ambassador of Italy to Japan.