Meeting with Ambassador of Italy in Maputo H.E. Gianni Bardini

Online - 12th August 2021

Meeting with Ambassador of Italy in Maputo H.E. Gianni Bardini

On 12th August 2021 UNIDO ITPO Italy met with H.E. Gianni BardiniAmbassador at the Embassy of Italy in Maputo which is also responsible for Botswana, to present the project “Fostering international partnerships between companies and/or institutions operating in the energy and environment sectors” (FIPEE).

The meeting, attended by UNIDO ITPO Italy Head Diana Battaggia, FIPEE Coordinator Valentina Maltese and Investment Promotion Expert Enrico Siepi, was aimed at introducing the numerous activities already been implemented and currently being implemented by UNIDO ITPO Italy within the project funded by the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition.

The Ambassador illustrated how the Italian Embassy in Maputo - despite not being located in Botswana - can still support the development of the project at both institutional and entrepreneurial level through institutional dialogue and the identification of SMEs and startups, in order to support Italian companies interested in accessing the local market.