FPA Live: Italy and the G20Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
- Thursday, June 10, 2021
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Please join the Foreign Policy Association and The Italian Institute for International Political Studies for a joint webinar on the topic of Italy & the G20. This webinar will feature remarks from Amb. Giampiero Massolo, career diplomat and ISPI President.
Italy took on the Presidency of the G20, the main forum for global economic and financial cooperation on December 1st, 2020. The 2021 G20 Summit is scheduled to take place in Rome on October 30-31st, 2021.
The G20 is the international forum that brings together the world’s major economies. Its members account for more than 80% of world GDP, 75% of global trade and 60% of the population of the planet. The forum has met every year since 1999 and includes, since 2008, a yearly Summit, with the participation of the respective Heads of State and Government.
Amb. Giampiero Massolo - Speaker
Giampiero Massolo is President of Fincantieri S.p.A (2016) and President of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies – ISPI (2017). A career diplomat, Ambassador Massolo was the Coordinator of the Italian Intelligence Community (2012-2016), the Prime Minister’s personal representative (Sherpa) for the G8 and G20 Summits (2008-2009), the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007-2012). He is adjunct professor of National security and International relations studies both at the School of Government of the LUISS University in Rome and at Sciences Po’s Paris School of International Affairs. He regularly contributes on international and security matters to the newspapers “La Stampa” and “La Repubblica”.