Rome – ESI meetings with Italian politicians, MPs, civil society, and at the Vatican

12 April 2022
Gerald in Rome​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Emanuela del Re and Gerald Knaus Photo: ESI

ESI’s Gerald Knaus met with Emanuela del Re, European Union Special Representative for the Sahel and with Marta Grande (Member of Italian Chamber of Deputies) as well as other MPs to discuss European policy on refugees, irregular migration from Northern Africa and the need to establish humane policies and borders.

Gerald Knaus in rome​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Giuliano Amato and Gerald Knaus. Photo ESI.

In addition, Gerald met with Giuliano Amato (President of the Constitutional Court of Italy) and with Vincenzo Paglia (President of the Pontifical Academy for Life and Grand Chancellor of the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences), where Gerald presented ESI’s proposal for a massive airlift for Ukrainian refugees and discussed how further support by the Italian government and the Vatican could be achieved.

GK in Rome​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Vincenzo Paglia and Gerald Knaus. Photo ESI