Visit of the British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, H.E. the Right Honourable Lord Edward Llewellyn, OBE
On Monday 19 December, the British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino, His Excellency, the Right Honourable Lord Edward Llewellyn, OBE, visited the NATO Defense College (NDC), accompanied by the British Defence Attaché, Colonel Matt Smith (NDC Ancien of Senior Course 137), and Ms Julia Mariotti, Defence Relations Officer at the British Embassy, in Rome.
The aim of the visit was to gain deeper understanding of the NDC and NATO, in keeping with the Ambassador’s expressed intention to visit and engage with NATO organizations in Italy.
Upon arrival, the Ambassador was welcomed by the NDC Commandant, Lieutenant-General Olivier Rittimann, and signed the Guest Book. Afterwards, the Ambassador had an Office Call with the NDC Commandant, followed by an NDC briefing and discussion in the Commandant’s Conference Room. The visitors took part in a lecture delivered by Dr Andrea Charron and Mr Svein Efjestad on “The Northern Region Including the Arctic”.