About: Emma Bonino

Politics 24-05-2019

#EU2019 – Italy: Testing the balance of power within ruling coalition

EU elections could make Italy's ruling Lega the biggest far-right party in the new European Parliament, elevating its leader, Matteo Salvini, to the status of a torchbearer for the populist camp. But they could also plunge the country in political turmoil.
EU Elections 2019 20-03-2019

Vestager joins EU Commission presidency race

EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager will compete to be the next president of the European Commission, as Europe’s liberals are set to name the Dane among a team of lead candidates that also includes Guy Verhofstadt, Belgium's former Prime Minister.
Elections 22-02-2018

Bonino on the danger of the Italian right and the M5S to Europe

The former European Commissioner, Emma Bonino, returns to the Italian political scene with the upcoming general election with the +Europa coalition, and the aim of removing “the danger” of the far right and the Five Star Movement. EURACTIV’s partner Euroefe reports.
Future EU 03-01-2018

Hung parliament feared as Italy goes to vote on 4 March

Italy will vote on March 4 in an election expected to produce a hung parliament, instability and possible market turbulence in the eurozone's third largest economy.
Elections 13-02-2017

EU citizens invited to join March for Europe in Rome

As the anniversary of the signing of the EU's founding treaties approaches, a group of over 300 European academics and personalities have endorsed an appeal to relaunch European integration, inviting members of civil society, scholars, youth and citizens to participate in a March for Europe in Rome on 25 March.

Italian foreign chief warns Al Qaeda members may be among migrants

Al Qaeda members may be among thousands of migrants crossing the Mediterranean by boat from Africa to Europe, posing a potential security risk for the European Union, Italy's Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said on Monday (18 November).
Elections 16-04-2013

Italy’s Monti, Bersani inch closer to agreement on new president

Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and centre-left leader Pier Luigi Bersani moved closer to agreement on Monday (15 April) on choosing a new president, a vital step to ending the stalemate created by an inconclusive election in February.
Euro & Finance 25-06-2012

Bonino: The euro is not the problem, governance is

The eurozone crisis can be traced more to political than economic and financial causes, Emma Bonino, vice president of the Italian Senate and a former European Commissioner told EURACTIV Italia. She says it is mostly a problem of governance.
Brexit 18-10-2011

Tajani: Late payments directive in force before 2013

European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani said yesterday (17 October), during the launch conference of EURACTIV Italia, that he is about to tell member states to pursue early transposition into national law of the late payments directive, scheduled initially for 2013. EURACTIV Italy reports.

Bonino: Time to accelerate gender equality

The 20th Century brought great advances for gender equality all over Europe, argues the vice-president of Italian Senate, Emma Bonino, but much remains to be done, especially in Italy. In this exclusive interview with EURACTIV, she suggests a few tools that could accelerate women's empowerment.
Euro & Finance 10-12-2010

The euro will only be saved if Europe exists

Political unity in Europe is essential in order to rid the financial markets of doubt and stabilise the single currency writes Emma Bonino, vice-president of the Italian Senate, former European commissioner and former MEP.
EU Priorities 2020 04-06-2009

Emma Bonino: Italian campaign ‘totally undemocratic’

There is no rule of law in Italy under Berlusconi, former European commissioner and current vice-president of the Italian Senate Emma Bonino told EURACTIV from Rome in a telephone interview yesterday (3 June).