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


Elly Schlein

Elly Schlein is a Member of the European Parliament in the group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. Elected in 2014, she is the Vice-Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Albania Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee and a member of the Committee on Development. She holds a degree in Law from the University of Bologna, where she was active in several student political movements, and engaged in issues such as migration policies and the condition of Italian prisons. A long-time passionate lover of cinema, she worked at Istituto Luce Cinecittà in Rome.