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Cosimo Risi

Cosimo Risi is Permanent Representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. Minister Plenipotentiary at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he previously worked as Head of Unit for the External Relations to EU and WTO at the Directorate General for Multilateral Economic and Financial Cooperation of the Italian MFA, and as responsible for the European Neighbourhood Policy at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union, and lately as Italian Coordinator of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. Mr. Risi teached International Relations at the Institut Supérieur du Management Public et Politique in Brussels and is now adjunct professor of International Relations at University of Salerno and at the European College of Parma. He also teaches International Cooperation at the University of Trieste and is Coordinator of the editorial board of “Europae”, Quarterly of European Affairs.