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Office for the Coordination of International Activities

last update: 1st February 2019

Via Arenula, 70 - 00186 Rome
tel. +39 06 68852528
fax +39 06 68853055
e-mail: ucai@giustizia.it

Head of the Office - Raffaella Pezzuto [curriculum vitæ]


The Office for the Coordination of International Activities ['Ufficio per il coordinamento dell'attività internazionale] was set up by Article 10 of the Decree of the President of the Republic [D.P.R.] no 315 of 25 July 2001, in order to ensure the performance of the policy and administrative guidelines in the area of European and international relations. Its main responsibilities are to:

  • ensure the co-ordination of the European and international activities carried out within their respective sphere of competence by the Departments and Offices of the Ministry of Justice, by using the information received from them;
  • provide aid and assistance to the Minister in carrying out the European and international activities in which the Minister participates directly;
  • ensure the co-ordination, in carrying out their European and international activities, between the Offices and Departments of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Ministero degli Affari Esteri] and the Department of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers for the Participation of Italy in the EU [Dipartimento della Presidenza del Consiglio per la partecipazione dell'Italia all'Unione europea ] (in compliance with  Article 3 of Legislative Decree [D. Lgs.]  n. 303 of 30 July 1999).

In the performance of its international activities, the Minister of Justice is aided by a Diplomatic Counsellor, who works in cooperation with the Office for the Coordination of International Activities [ufficio per il coordinamento delle attività internazionali].

The Diplomatic Counsellor to the Minister of Justice is Minister-Counsellor -