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Federica Mogherini

Federica Mogherini is the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. Previously, she was Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Head of the Italian delegation to the NATO parliamentary assembly, Member of the Italian Parliament and Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. In her current role, she leads the ‘Europe in the World’ project, represents the EU at international forums such as the UN and chairs the Commission’s Group on External Action to deliver a common approach for EU action on the world stage.