10/09/2015 | Speakers

Giulio Ercolessi


Italian journalist, writer, essayist, former Secretary General of the Italian Radical Party, Member of the boards of Directors of ELF and European Humanist Federation , Co-founder of LibMov. Author of “Europe towards Suicide? Without a Federal Union the Fate of Europeans is Inescapable” (2009), among others. In 2012 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the European Liberal Forum (ELF). He was re-elected for a second two-year term in 2014. In 2013 he was also elected to the Board of Directors of the European Humanist Federation (EHF), the largest umbrella organisation of European secularist associations, advocating separation between religion and public institutions. In 2013, he took part in the foundation of LibMov, an association aimed at helping reunite the Italian liberals linked to the ALDE party, and became a member of its Executive Committee.