Emma Bonino

Emma Bonino

Emma Bonino

Emma Bonino is an Italian politician who served as the Italian minister of foreign affairs between 2013 and 2014, vice chair of the Italian Senate from 2008 to 2013, and minister for international trade and European affairs. Bonino has served either in the Italian or in the European Parliament continuously since she was first elected to the Italian Chamber of Deputies in 1976. Between 1994 and 1999, she was the European commissioner for humanitarian aid, fisheries, consumer policy, consumer health protection, and food safety. Bonino is a leading member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty.