Articles on Silvia Francescon

Italy plays in the Penta League (Commentary)

Teresa Coratella & Silvia Francescon - 08 June 2018

Can the unlikely bedfellows of the Five Star Movement and the League really make government work?

View from Rome: Reflection before renewal (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 14 October 2016

Italy sees the European Council as a forum for policy and political discussion, where measures should be debated instead of simply adopted. 

View from Rome: Europe is alive but needs to kick (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 15 September 2016

Bratislava is the perfect opportunity for Europe’s leaders to live up to their responsibilities in delivering concrete responses to Europe's challenges.

View from Rome: A harsh wake-up call (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 24 June 2016

All in all, the sentiment in Italy is that, at the end of the day, the UK has never truly been part of Europe.

View from Rome: The possibility of a "European" Islam (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 05 April 2016

Italy's government has called for the "europeanisation" of intelligence, but is exploring more cultural answers to the terrorism problem

View from Rome: Two speed sympathy (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 08 February 2016

Although differences persist, Italy will need little convincing on Tusk deal

View from Rome: A common policy still required (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 19 January 2016

Nascent resentment is building in Italy over the lack of burden sharing

View from Rome: A step in the right direction but... (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 04 December 2015

Italy wants to look outward to tackle refugee crisis, but domestic criticism over Turkey’s role

View from Rome: Eyes on Africa (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 17 November 2015

For Italy, Valetta was an opportunity to bring Italian interest in Africa to the fore

View from Rome: Activating the anti-Establishment (Commentary)

Silvia Francescon - 06 November 2015

Interest in Law & Justice’s victory comes from Italy’s anti-European opposition