Do you identify as European?

A few days ago I had the pleasure to be interviewed for the Europe's Stories series, a new research project of the Dahrendorf programme of the University of Oxford. Between Brexit, populism, Eurozone tensions and divided European reactions to Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, many wonder if Europe has lost the plot. Some argue that, aside … Continue reading Do you identify as European?

City-to-City Talks with Imene Ouardani – Vice-Mayor of the City of Sousse

Mobilising stakeholders and CSOs, cooperating with central authorities to develop response plans, making information more accessible. In the framework of the initiative City-to-City Migration Talks featured by Mediterranean City-to-City Migration (MC2CM), project funded by the European Union and co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, we have interviewed Imen Ouardani, Vice Mayor of … Continue reading City-to-City Talks with Imene Ouardani – Vice-Mayor of the City of Sousse

Interview with Nina Grigori, Executive Director of EASO

For the Euromed MIgration Talks series, I had the pleasure to interview Nina Gregori - Executive Director of the European Asylum Support Office - EASO to discuss the main challenges faced by the agency in terms of communication while providing an overview of the state of play of the narrative on asylum in Europe, and … Continue reading Interview with Nina Grigori, Executive Director of EASO

Interview with Aline Sara, CEO at NaTakallam

EUROMED Migration Talks is an initiative featured by EUROMED Migration IV, programme funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development. Aline Sara, Co-Founder and CEO at NaTakallam, speaks about the idea behind NaTakallam, start-up providing income opportunities for displaced persons, and explains how technology can play a key … Continue reading Interview with Aline Sara, CEO at NaTakallam

Interview to Thomas Erikson, author of “Surrounded by idiots”

Within the framework of "EUROMED Migration Talks" I had the absolute pleasure to interview Thomas Erikson, bestselling author and communication expert, discusses how to effectively communicate to the four types of human behaviour he has identified in his book “Surrounded by Idiots”, explaining how these personality types would react to media coverage on migration issues. … Continue reading Interview to Thomas Erikson, author of “Surrounded by idiots”

Nominated #EUinfluencer on migration

Yesterday I was nominated in #EUinfluencer for the third time and first time as top influencer on "migration". Thanks to ZN for organizing this great event online and thanks to my new colleagues at International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) for giving me the opportunity to explore the world of migration narratives, policy and … Continue reading Nominated #EUinfluencer on migration

Dodging disenfranchising: Can “Europe” talk to its citizens?

This article was originally published in The European Post Just before the COVID-19 lockdown that hit Europe, and the world, I flew to Brussels for a thematic roundtable on communication and disinformation. At dinner with some of the events’ speakers, I engaged in conversation with a prominent representative of a progressive pro-European think tank that … Continue reading Dodging disenfranchising: Can “Europe” talk to its citizens?

Il salto che deve fare l’Ue nella comunicazione.

Questo editoriale é stato pubblicato su Formiche L’Unione europea continua a parlare ai “suoi”, dimenticando i territori decentralizzati: è delle principali cause di alienazione dei cittadini verso l’Unione. Ecco da dover ripartire Poco prima del lockdown causato dal coronavirus, che ha colpito l’Europa e il mondo, mi trovavo a Bruxelles per un evento istituzionale su … Continue reading Il salto che deve fare l’Ue nella comunicazione.

Tra mulini a vento e l’isola che non c’è: i paradossi odierni della comunicazione europea

Recentemente sono stato invitato da Italia Viva Parma per esporre le mie opinioni sullo stato della narrativa dell'Unione europea in Italia e oltre. Un dialogo fruttuoso che ha rappresentato per me un’ottima occasione per parlare di comunicazione politica e per spiegare quelli che considero i paradossi della comunicazione politica europea, oggi. La lotta tra euroscettici … Continue reading Tra mulini a vento e l’isola che non c’è: i paradossi odierni della comunicazione europea