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Romano Prodi

Romano Prodi

Former Prime Minister of Italy

Romano Prodi, full Professor of Industrial Economics of Bologna University,  is an Italian politician and statesman. He served as the Prime Minister of Italy, from 17 May 1996 to 21 October 1998 and from 17 May 2006 to 8 May 2008. He was also the tenth President of the European Commission from 1999 to 2004.

Romano Prodi ran in 1996 as lead candidate of The Olive Tree coalition, winning the general election and serving as Prime Minister of Italy until 1998. Following the victory of his coalition The Union over the House of Freedoms led by Silvio Berlusconi in the April 2006 Italian elections Romano Prodi was in power again. On 24 January 2008, he lost a vote of confidence in the Senate house, and consequently tendered his resignation as Prime Minister to Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, but continued in office for almost four months for routine business, until early elections were held and a new government was formed.
After that he was teaching at Brown University of Providence and CEIBS (China Europe International Business School).

On 14 October 2007, Romano Prodi became the first President of the Democratic Party  upon foundation of the party.

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Topics

Italy and Europe in a changing environment

Politics

UN Peacekeeping

Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £30k to £50k

  • Europe:

    £30k to £50k

  • US:

    £30k to £50k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £30k to £50k

Travels From

  • Italy

Languages

English, Italian

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