President Franco Frattini

Former Honorary President of the ICD Organization for Youth Education & Development (2013-14)

Former Foreign Minister of Italy; European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security

Biography

Francesco Frattini is an an Italian politician who has had a long and illustrious career. Serving as a Junior Minister from in the Berlusconi and Dini cabinets between 1994 and 1996 he was later elected to the northern constituency of Bolzano-Laives until 2001. During this time he also served as a City Councillor in Rome and as chairman of the parliamentary committee for the supervision of intelligence, elected by unanimous vote.

Under the second Berlusconi administration Frattini occupied the post of Foreign Minister for the duration of 2001 to 2004 but left to take up the position of European Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security. Following the snap 2008 elections Frattini returned to the post of Foreign Minister for the duration of Berlusconi's fourth cabinet between 2008 and 2011.

Currently Franco Frattini is President of the ICD Organization for Youth Education & Development and a leading candidate for a candidate for the post of NATO Secretary-General.