Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agatawas Italy’s Minister of Foreign Affairs in Mario Monti’s government from November 2011 until March 2013, Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in New York between 2008 and 2009 and Ambassador of Italy to the United States between 2009 and 2011.
He is currently active in political and academic life on the main aspects of foreign policy, European affairs, crises management, international security, promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms. Since March 2016 Ambassador. Terzi is President of the “Global Committee for the Rule of Law”, which its aim is to promote the full affirmation of human rights worldwide by the recognition of the right to know, a core element of the Rule of Law. The Committee, urges a system of accountability instruments affecting all stages of the decision making process, and capable of guaranteeing the same rights to all citizens and ensuring that their freedoms and rights are effectively protected.
Ambassador Terzi writes for Italian and international publications, newspapers, blogs, social media, and he is frequently interviewed by national and foreign TV and Radio networks. He attends conferences, seminars and debates; he gives lectures in major Universities, think-tanks, Cultural institutions for which he is also Board or Honorary Member.