Silvio Gonzato was appointed Director of Strategic Communications, Parliamentary Affairs and General Affairs at the European Service for the External Action on 15 September 2015. He was previously director of Human Rights and Democracy office, responsible for HR-related talks between the EU and partner countries and the development of policy guidelines.
His current responsibilities cover public diplomacy (including promoting cultural affairs in EU external relations), strategic communication issues, relations with other EU institutions, legal advice and internal organisation issues.
Previous to his appointment in the ESEA, Mr. Gonzato worked in the European Parliament, most recently in the field of foreign affairs.
His career at the EU has started in 1988.
Event on Friday, 29th June, 12.00 Sant’Antiocru – MEZZOGIORNO DI FUOCO