Media

Roberta Bonazzi, President of the European Foundation for Democracy interviewed by EU Reporter

Roberta Bonazzi | EU Reporter (Brussels) |


Roberta Bonazzi, President of the European Foundation for Democracy interviewed by EU Reporter: There is an urgent need for policy makers and the public to understand the threat that Islamist ideologies represent and the difference between ideology and the religion of Islam. It has become a moral imperative for European institutions and national governments to stop funding organisations that are affiliated to Islamist ideologies.

This interview is in English and can be viewed here.


About Roberta Bonazzi

Roberta Bonazzi founded the European Foundation for Democracy in 2005 and has guided its growth for over a decade. Her expertise focuses on prevention of radicalisation, foreign policy, democratic reforms and extremism more broadly. She has directed successful pan-European campaigns on these and related issues. In recent months she has also been involved in a global campaign to raise awareness of how extremist organisations exploit social media to recruit and radicalise vulnerable people. She publishes and appears regularly in international media. Fluent in English, Italian, French and German, Roberta holds a degree in Political Sciences and International Relations from the University of Milan and a post graduate degree from the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI).

Page 1 of 11