The Italian Ambassador to Slovenia visits the University of Nova Gorica

April 20, 2017

Today, the University of Nova Gorica hosted the Italian Ambassador to Slovenia, His Excellency, Paolo Trichilo. During his courtesy visit, he was accompanied by Iva Palmieri, the Consul General in Koper, as well as Stefano Cerrato, the Cultural Attaché at the Italian Cultural institute in Slovenia.

The guests were greeted by the Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik and the Vice-rector for Research and Arts, Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina.

After the guests got familiarized with the University’s pedagogical and research activities, they discussed possible collaboration between the University of Nova Gorica and various Italian institutions. Both the Rector and the Ambassador agreed that it would be possible to further the already existing positive partnership.

At the end of the visit, the guests went to see the travelling exhibition dedicated to the sixtieth anniversary of the Roman Contracts, 1957-2017, titled “Ever Closer Union”, which is hosted by the University of Nova Gorica and on display between April 14 and April 26. The exhibition is organized by the Historical Archives of the European Union (European University Institute), in collaboration with the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission.

Andreja Leban, Public Relations

From left to right: Vice-rector for Research and Arts, Prof. Dr. Gvido Bratina, Rector of the University of Nova Gorica, Prof. Dr. Danilo Zavrtanik, Italian Ambassador to Slovenia, His Excellency, Paolo Trichilo, Iva Palmieri, the Consul General in Koper and Stefano Cerrato, the Cultural Attaché at the Italian Cultural institute in Slovenia.