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Italian Ambassador Giovanni Adorni Braccesi on Irish radio

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Mar. 23 - The Italian Ambassador to Ireland, Giovanni Adorni Braccesi, will be interviewed live by Radio Dublino on March 25 at 9.30pm. "During the interview - reads a statement in Italian released by the radio program - the Ambassador will discuss various topics, including: the evolution of diplomatic missions in Italian foreign policy, diplomatic relations between Italy and Ireland, and the support offered to Italian businesses via the Italian Business Group, the Italian Institute of Culture, events, and much more." The interview will be broadcast live on the 90.3 FM frequency in Ireland and in live online streaming at Established in 2013, Radio Dublino - continuous the statement - is "an independent, inclusive, plural, non-profit organization that intends to favor a critical reading of reality, to discover, verify, solicit, and highlight what isn’t obvious or known. The mission is to: create opportunities for sharing, creativity and dissemination; promote Italian art, culture and language in Ireland; reveal hidden aspects of Ireland to Italians and other non-Irish residents; and encourage the integration of the Italian community in Ireland." Radio Dublino is a program developed by Maurizio Pittau, who hosts the show and manages the production as well as the artistic direction. Among the many collaborators, there are co-radio hosts Lorena Lampedecchia and Giulia Bruna, who promote Italian language initiatives in Irish public schools. Valentina Settomini is also part of the team, with "L’Appartamento Europe", a segment dedicated to exchange study and work programs within the European Community. Finally, Maria Rita Arenella and Marco Baracchi manage "Radio Dublino Retro," a segment on classic Italian music.


Giovanni Adorni Braccesi Chiassi was born in Rome in 1953. After earning his degree in 1976 in Political Science from the University of Florence, Chiassi entered the diplomatic service in 1978 and began his professional career at the Directorate General of Political Affairs. In 1980, he moved to the Italian embassy in Jeddah where he operated as Trade Secretary until 1983, when he moved to Geneva to serve as Permanent Representative of Italy to International Organizations. From 1985 to 1988, he was First Secretary to the diplomatic mission of the Italian Permanent Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. In 1988 he returned to the Italian Foreign Ministry at the Directorate General for Personnel, where he worked for almost four years. In 1992 he began to serve in the Directorate General for Emigration and Social Affairs, in the Crisis Unit. From 1993 to 1997, Chiassi was Counsellor for Emigration and Social Affairs in Brussels. Subsequently, he served as Counsellor at the Embassy of Italy in Rabat, where he remained until 2000. He returned to Rome to head the Office III of the Directorate General for Sub-Saharan Africa Countries (2000-2001), the Unit for Relations with Trade Unions (2001-2003) and the Office IV of the Directorate General for Asia, Oceania, Pacific and Antarctica (2003-2005). From 2005 to 2008, Chiassi served in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers as diplomatic advisor to the Minister for the Implementation of the Government Programme. Between 2008 and 2010, he worked with the Head of Diplomatic Ceremonial of the Republic. And from 2010 to 2013, he served as Ambassador of Italy to Honduras, in Tegucigalpa. In January 2014, he was appointed Ambassador of Italy to Ireland.

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