Mar 11, 2019, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Prospect House
  • Private
  • Faculty/Student Only



Event Description

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and the Woodrow Wilson School on Public and International Affairs will welcome HE Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on Monday, March 11, 2019.

HR Mogherini will adress a select group of Princeton faculty and students in a special luncheon, which will be simulcast via Princeton University's Media Central Live. The event is co-sponsored by the EU Program at Princeton University. The event is for faculty and students only and RSVP is required. To attend, RSVP to Angella Sandford. PUID is required for entry. 


Federica Mogherini is the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission since 1st November 2014. She was the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs from February to October 2014 and a Member of the Italian Parliament (Chamber of Deputies), where she was elected for the first time in 2008. During her terms in parliament, HR Mogherini was the Head of the Italian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and Vice-President of its Political Committee (2013-2014); member of the Italian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2008-2013); Secretary of the Defence Committee (2008-2013) and member of the Foreign Affairs Committee. HR Mogherini also coordinated the Inter-Parliamentary Group for Development Cooperation.

HR Mogherini has been in the leadership of the Democratic Party since it was founded, in 2007: first as Secretary for Institutional Reforms, then as a member of the National Council, and in 2013-2014 as Secretary for European and International Affairs. Previously, she was a member of the Bureau of PES (Party of European Socialists), Vice-President of the European Community Organisation of Socialist Youth (ECOSY), member of the Bureau of the European Youth Forum, and a member of the Secretariat of the Youth Forum of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). HR Mogherini is a member of IAI – Istituto Affari Internazionali – and a fellow of the German Marshall Fund for the United States. She is also a member of the European Leadership Network for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (ELN) and of the Group of Eminent Persons (GEM) of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO). HR Mogherini was born in Rome in 1973 and graduated in Political Science at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.