• Tackling Populism

    Today I am taking part at the Keynote Debate of the 1989 Generation Initiative's conference, which is devoted to populism, and taking place at the London School of Economics. - Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:06:09 +0000

  • The Reform of the EU’s Judicial System

    Together with Laurent Pech I authored an article providing a critical assessment of the recent reform of the EU's court system. - Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:15:31 +0000

  • A 10-point Guide to Responsible Leadership in the Age of Populism

    On the occasion of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2017, I have been asked to write this blog post on what I believe to be the essential features of responsible leadership in the age of populism. - Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:19:08 +0000

  • Should MEPs Be Lobbyists at the Same Time?

    In view of the EP's upcoming vote on its new Rules of Procedure, I try answering the question why MEPs shouldn't be allowed to be lobbyists. - Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:01:32 +0000

  • Stop Comparing Italy’s Referendum to Brexit and Trump

    Here is my take on Italy's referendum and why it should not be compared to Brexit and Trump. It has been published first on the World Economic Forum's Agenda blog. - Posted: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:15:09 +0000

  • Taxation and other Economic Incentives as Health-promoting Tools

    Tax measures on tobacco products and alcoholic beverages have been used for years to raise revenue. It is only more recently that they have been presented as public health measures. It is against this backdrop that University of Liverpool's Law and NCD Unit, together with HEC Paris, is organizing conference, which will focus on the role that taxation and other price measures can play in NCD prevention strategies. - Posted: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:38:56 +0000

  • Louvain Global College of Law

    Today I will have the chance to give two lectures on Citizen Lobbying and Clinical Legal Education at the Louvain Global College of Law, at the University of Louvain. - Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:41:55 +0000

  • Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2016

    I had the pleasure of being invited once more to take part at the Crowdsourcing Week Europe, where I spoke about my ongoing work on citizen lobbying and the future of education. - Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:43:05 +0000

  • When the Guardians Don’t Guard

    Despite Jean-Claude Juncker's proposal to tighten the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, I am still of the opinion that this measure is a slap in the face the 200.000 citizens asking the Commission to take action against Barroso. - Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:39:27 +0000

  • Talk on Citizen Lobbying

    Here are the slides of the presentation I gave at the Civic Tech School in Naples. - Posted: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:09:28 +0000