European University Institute State of the Union
Speakers -  State of the Union


Paolo Gentiloni

Paolo Gentiloni is the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. After becoming a Member of Parliament in 2001, he held the roles of Chairman of the Broadcasting Services Watchdog Committee, Minister for Communications and member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs. Previously he was the spokesperson for the Mayor of Rome and was Jubilee and Tourism Councillor in the Rome City Council. He is one of the founding members of the Democratic Party and a professional Journalist with a degree in political sciences.