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Giuseppe Famà

Head of EU Affairs

Crisis Group Role

Giuseppe Famà joined Crisis Group in March 2018. As Head of EU Affairs, Giuseppe Famà follows European Union policies and developments and coordinates relationships with its institutions, designing and implementing targeted advocacy strategies on conflicts covered by Crisis Group. He also undertakes research and analysis of EU foreign and security policy developments, and oversees the delivery of projects in the same areas.

Professional Background

Before joining Crisis Group, Giuseppe served in EU civilian missions in Mali and Tunisia/Libya, working in post-conflict security and justice support, counter-terrorism and border management. Prior to that, he was part of the political and security office of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU, and also worked for the European Commission, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and as an analyst for private organisations.

Giuseppe holds an MA in international relations and diplomatic affairs from the University of Bologna, Forlì, and speaks Italian, English, French and basic Russian.

In The News

22 Mar 2021
The EU has taken steps to mitigate risks, but there is still a serious danger that lethal equipment could be used to further violence rather than peace... Politico Europe

Giuseppe Famà

Head of EU Affairs

Latest Updates

What Should Be on the Agenda for the UN Secretary-General’s EU Meetings

With Secretary-General António Guterres visiting Brussels, the UN and European Union have an opportunity to forge closer cooperation in global hotspots from Libya to Venezuela. Together, the two organisations can strengthen multilateral crisis management in a period of geopolitical tensions.