"Immigration and Africa, Italy's diplomatic network in the Sahel is insufficient." The article by Guglielmo Picchi, director for international relations at the Centro Studi Politici e Strategici Machiavelli , on the "Mattei Plan" is taken in full from the online newspaper "formiche.net"
The Mattei Plan launched by the Meloni government to revive relations between Italy and African countries does not have sufficient diplomatic resources deployed in sub-Saharan Africa. More manpower and expertise are needed to address the challenges, first and foremost the right of African populations to not migrate towards Europe.
Meloni's trip to Algeria aims to relaunch Italy's position in Africa following in the footsteps of the cooperation with former colonial countries desired by Enrico Mattei, thus ensuring the supply of oil and gas and stability our country needs
Italy, stretched out in the Mediterranean, looked like a sleeping giant. Two facts intervened to sound the alarm: the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Right leading a new national government. It was immediately apparent that a different wind was blowing, a broader and more pragmatic vision.