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


Ramon Espadaler Parcerisas

Ramon Espadaler Parcerisas is the Minister of Home Affairs in the Government of Catalonia. He has been a member of the Democratic Union of Catalonia (UDC) party since 1989 and president of its National Council since 2003. His previous positions include, among others, General Director for the Ministry of Local Governance and Institutional Relations and Minister of the Environment. He has also been a member of the Congress on Local and Regional Powers for the Council of Europe and the Chamber of Regions representing Catalonia. He holds a BA in Geography and History from the University of Barcelona and is also the author of several historical articles in local and national press.