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The Ambassador

 

The Ambassador

CURRICULUM VITAE OF
H.E. MR. GIUSEPPE MISTRETTA

- Born in Palermo, 5 February 1958
- Degree in Political Science at the University of Rome, 4 July 1982.
- Enters the Italian Foreign Service and is assigned to the Diplomatic Institute Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1984
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate General for Political Affairs, 1985.
- Promoted to Second Secretary, 1987.
- Second Secretary, at the Italian Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1987.
- Second Secretary, Commercial desk at the Italian Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1988.
- Promoted to First Secretary, 1988.
- First Secretary, Commercial desk at the Italian Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Regent Counsel in Detroit (USA), 1990
- Promoted to Counselor (“Consigliere di Legazione”), 1994
- Directorate General for Migration Issues I, 1994
- High level training course at the Diplomatic Institute of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, December 1994-December 1995.
- Directorate General for Migration Issues II, 2 December, 1995
- Counselor at the Italian Embassy in Libia, 1997.
- Promoted to First Counselor (“Consigliere di Ambasciata”).
- Assigned to the Italian Embassy in the UK, Migration and Social Affairs desk, 2001.
- Knight of Labour of the Republic of Italy, 2004.
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, II Head of Directorate General for Asia, Pacific and Antarctic, in 2005.
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, III Head of Directorate General for Asia, Pacific and Antarctic, in 2005.
- Promoted to the Minister Plenipotentiary, 2008
- Ambassador of Italy in Angola, with credentials as Ambassador and São Tomé e Principe, 11 August 2009.
- Ambassador in Ethiopia accredited also in Djibouti and now also in Juba, Representative Permanente at the African Union and IGAD, March 2014


Married and with two daughters.
Wrote three books; Last Volume, History about the relations between Italy and Angola, titled “UN PONTE LUNGO QUATTRO SECOLI” edition Gangemi, 2013.
 


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