Bethlehem – July 13th 2021, visit of H.E. DM Marina Sereni – Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale along with H.E. Consul General of Italy in Jerusalem Giuseppe Fedele Consulate General of Italy in Jerusalem and Dr. Guglielmo Giordano Director of AICS Gerusalemme to the Church of the Nativity to oversee the amazing mosaics and columns revealed after long restoration works funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo. To continue, DM Sereni welcomed by H.E. Minister of Social Development Majdalani وزارة التنمية الاجتماعية at mehwar center for the Protection and Empowerment of Women and Families, funded by Italy. Longstanding commitment of Italy to fight gender-based violence and support full equality and rights for women in Palestine.
Ending the visit with a great dialogue between DM Sereni and Italian civil society organizations hosted by Bethlehem University – جامعة بيت لحم. The contribution of Italian CSOs is key to achieve the objectives of Italian development cooperation in Palestine.