Visit of the US Consul General in Milan

The US Consul General in Milan, Robert Needham, visited the Center of Excellence for the Stability Police Units (CoESPU) in Vicenza, welcomed by the Director, Brigadier General (Italian Carabinieri) Giovanni Pietro Barbano, and by the Deputy Director, Colonel (US Army MP) Rebecca D. Hazelett. During the first official visit to CoESPU since his appointment, which dates back to October 2020, Mr. Needham was briefed about CoESPU’s activities, in particular the courses held under UN aegis. Most of the Center of Excellence's core activities are carried out in close collaboration with the US Department of State. Mr. Needham, the highest US diplomatic representative in northern Italy, had the opportunity to visit the technologically advanced facilities of the Center of Excellence, starting from the MaGiSTrA Room (Modeling and Gaming Simulation Training Area).