Giorgio A. M. Ficcarelli l European Union

Head of Operational section and First Counselor for Cultural Cooperation at the EU Delegation in Kampala.

Immediately after the creation of the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation (DEVCO) at the European Commission, he has been responsible for Policy Coherence for Development within the same Directorate.

Since 2008 to 2011 he has created and managed the “Culture and Development” Section at the Directorate General for Development of the European Commission. He organised the Colloquim “Culture and Art, as vectors for Development” with the participation of 800 professionals from Europe and Africa, 48 Ministers of Culture, two European Commissioner and three Heads of States, as well as the itinerary platform “Visionary Africa: Art at Work”.

Giorgion has been Head of Operations in Bucharest, Romania (2001/2003) and Beirut, Lebanon (1997/2001) and in charge of enlarging the community programme in the audiovisual and cultural filed in Brussels, Belgium among other things.