List of ambassadors of Italy to Tunisia
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The Italian ambassador in Tunis is the official representative of the Government in Rome to the Government of Tunisia.
Ambassador of Italy to Tunisia

Coat of Arms of Italy
Lorenzo Fanara
since March 27, 2018
Inaugural holderRaffaele Ferretti
FormationOctober 1, 1956

List of representatives
Diplomatic accreditationAmbassadorObservationsList of Prime Ministers of ItalyPresident of TunisiaTerm end

October 1, 1956Raffaele FerrettiAntonio SegniHabib Bourguiba
October 8, 1958Aldo Maria MazioAmintore FanfaniHabib Bourguiba
September 27, 1962Alessandro Tassoni EstenseFernando TambroniHabib Bourguiba
November 25, 1964Manlio CastronuovoGiovanni LeoneHabib Bourguiba
April 11, 1968Luciano FavrettiGiovanni LeoneHabib Bourguiba
August 23, 1972Salvatore SaracenoGiulio AndreottiHédi Nouira
January 12, 1977Elio GiuffridaGiulio AndreottiHédi Nouira
February 7, 1980Gianfranco FarinelliFrancesco CossigaMohamed Mzali
May 2, 1987Claudio MorenoAmintore FanfaniZine el-Abidine Ben Ali
March 23, 1992Francesco Caruso (1940)(* September 19, 1940 in Naples.
  • 1962: Degree in Political Sciences from the University of Naples.
  • 1962-1963: Postgraduate specialization course, College ofEurope, Bruges (Belgium);
  • 1963-1968: International Officer, at the European Commission, Brussels;
  • 1968: he started his diplomatic career.
  • 1969-1972: At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • 1972-1975: Italian Embassy in Paris;
  • 1975-1977: Consul in South Africa;
  • 1977: At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Head of the Secretary's Secretariat
1980-1984: Counselor for the press and information at the Permanent Representation
of Italy at the EEC in Brussels and at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
  • 1984-1986: Chargé d'AffairesItalian ambassador to Chile.
  • 1986-1987: At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Head of the Office of the Secretary General;
  • 1987-1988: Diplomatic Counselor of the Minister of Foreign Trade.
  • 1988: Minister Plenipotentiary.
  • 1989-1992: Diplomatic Counselor of the Vice President of the Council.
  • 1992-1996: Ambassador of Italy in Tunis.
  • 1996-2000: Consul General in Paris.
  • 2000: Diplomatic Counselor of the Minister for Foreign Trade.
  • 2000-2001: Ciplomatic Counselor of the Minister of Justice.
  • 2001-2002: Head of Cabinet of the Minister of External Affairs;
  • 2002-2005: Ambassador, Head of the Permanent Representation of Italy to UNESCO,
From September 2005 to October 2007 he was Italian ambassador to Sweden.[1]
Giuliano AmatoHamed Karoui
October 2, 1996Rocco Angelo CangelosiRomano ProdiHamed Karoui
October 20, 1998Armando SanguiniMassimo D’AlemaHamed Karoui
June 16, 2003Arturo OlivieriSilvio BerlusconiMohamed Ghannouchi
November 11, 2007Antonio d’AndriaRomano ProdiMohamed Ghannouchi
December 1, 2009Pietro BenassiSilvio BerlusconiMohamed Ghannouchi
March 27, 2018Lorenzo Fanara(*June 1, 1970 in Agrigento).
  • In 1993 he graduated with honors in law at the University of Palermo.
  • From 1994 to 1997 he practices the profession of lawyer.
  • In 1998 He entered the diplomatic career and held the first positions in Rome, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Directorate General for Personnel.
  • From 2002 to 2006 he worked for the Permanent Representation at the European Union in Brussels.
  • Form 2007 to 2009 he was sent to the Embassy in Moscow.
  • From 2010 to 2013 he worked as a "speechwriter" at the Cabinet of Foreign Ministers Franco Frattini, Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata and Emma Bonino.
  • From 2013 to the end of 2016 he was political adviser at the Embassy in London.
  • From January 2017 to March 2018 he is Deputy Chief of Cabinet of Minister Angelino Alfano.
  • Decorations: Knight of the Order of Merit of the Republic, Lorenzo Fanara.
  • He is married to Sophie and has two sons, Igea and Tancredi.
Paolo GentiloniBeji Caid Essebsi
  1. ^ Francesco Caruso (1940)
  2. ^ Historia - Ambasciata d'Italia - Tunis, [1]
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