At the end of September, from 27 to 1 October 2021, at the Confitarma headquarters in Rome, the Federation of the Sea hosted the conference organized by Federpesca, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association), and the H.OPES Foundation, which is part of the “Development and Management of Somalia’s and Yemen’s Marine Fisheries “focused on supporting the development of a” union of service-oriented fisheries employers “in Somalia and Yemen. Below is the program of the event. (Click here for the Agenda)

The initiative was strongly supported by Luigi Giannini, President of Federpesca and Vice President of the Federation of the Sea, with its NGO Hope Foundation, a project that is part of the field of international cooperation and above all in the field of exchange and sharing of know-how in the Blue Economy sector.

Participants: three delegations from Somalia, Yemen, and Kenya, in the presence of the Director-General of IORA, Gatot Hari Gunawan. Introduced by Luca Sisto, Director of Confitarma, Laurence Martin, Secretary-General of the Federation of the Sea, Francesca Biondo, Director of Federpesca, Federico Gallas, Director of the H.OPES Foundation. Among the diplomatic components, the Ambassador of Yemen in Italy, H.E. Asmahan Abdulhameed Al-Toqi.

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