Permanent Representative to IMO

H E Dr Francesco Bongarrà

Permanent Representative of San Marino to IMO

The Republic of San Marino has joined the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2002 as its 162nd member.

The IMO is the United Nations Specialized Agency with responsibility for the safety of shipping and prevention of maritime pollution by vessels at sea.

IMO Secretary-General, Mr Kitack Lim received Ambassador Francesco Bongarrà, Permanent Representative of San Marino to IMO, at IMO headquarters in London on 30 November 2018.

Dr Bongarrà is the Ambassador of the Republic of San Marino to Peru (non-resident)

Lecturer in Business crisis communication, Imperial College MBA, London.

Lecturer in Political and Parliamentary journalism and Public Information skills and techniques LUMSA University in Rome and Università degli Studi di Messina.

Op-ed author and commentator for the BBC World Service Radio and Television, Deutsche Welle, Radio 1 RAI, Rainews 24 and Arab News.

Fluent in Italian and English, speaks good Spanish and German and basic French.

Knight of Magistral Grace of The Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic