In agreement with the Diplomatic Institute of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FERPI -the Italian Federation of Public Relations- is holding in the English language, on March 3,4,5,and 6 in Rome a four session workshop on Public Diplomacy for 25 mid career Italian diplomats according to this program.
Tutors of the course will be Toni Muzi Falconi and Fabio Ventoruzzo, both representing Ferpi.
Four guest lecturers have agreed to participate: Dejan Vercic, Mindi Kasiga, Sriramesh Krishnamurthy and Roger Hayes.
RAI, the Italian national television, will film the whole workshop and produce a 6 hour dvd for further professional training use by the two promoting organizations.
This is only the first of a series of Ferpi initiatives in the Foreign Affairs Ministry according to a memorandum of understanding recently signed by Gianluca Comin, president of Ferpi and by Emanuela D’Alessandro, director of the Diplomatic Institute.