Climate is also Italy’s special envoy

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also in italy special envoy for climate change, The verdict fell on diplomat Alessandro Modiano, The appointment, which arrived on the evening of Saturday 15 January, was decided in concert by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Ecological Transition.

an appointment that has been awaited for months

Talks went on for some time. This figure was established for purposes with a decree-law of last June, the text reads, “Enabling more effective participation in international events and dialogue on environmental issues, But the expected name in September has just arrived, four months after the Italian presidency of the G20 and three after Cop26, the Conference of the Parties in Glasgow, which our country helped organize. The compromise was found last December, and the spotlight on the officer will only turn on now.

forty eight years, Modiano is a longtime official, He began his diplomatic career in 1992 after graduating in political science in Rome. In course roles in Pretoria, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Cairo.

He will have a new role for Italy, but is not unknown to other realities., a The figure of the relationship between diplomacy and technicians, which will have the function of catalyzing all instances in the same center of context of politics. As well as providing a reference for public opinion.

A prestigious assignment, of course, that requires unusual skills: a certain ability in environmental matters, charisma, the ability to move in the corridors of power and Knowledge of conversation dynamics, For this reason, usually, the choice falls on weighty names. In the United States, since 2017, John Kerry has been sitting in the armchair. His resume and some anecdotes help to understand better.

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Kerry, the strong man in charge of climate in the United States

Kerry was running for the White House In the 2004 election, which he lost to George W. Bush. Senator for thirty years, from 1985 to 2013, he was appointed Secretary of State (ie Secretary of State) to Barack Obama.

today he President Joe Biden’s plenipotentiary on climate issues, the figure that replaces the President on all international occasions. A former Marine wounded in Vietnam and decorated at the front for his merits, despite 78 years, the Democrat still travels the world to spread the word (and protect the interests) of the White House. It was he who signed the historic and sudden agreement with China on climate in Glasgow. While Biden flew away after a few hours, Carey remained in Scotland for two weeks of intense work.


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