- Gianni De Michelis
Infobox Prime Minister
order = Minister of Foreign Affairs
July 22, 1989
June 28, 1992
birth_date = birth date and age|1940|9|26
nationality = Italian
Methodist[ [http://espresso.repubblica.it/dettaglio-archivio/671669 De Michelis, metodista dal cuore socialista | L'espresso ] ]
Italian Socialist Party
New Italian Socialist Party
Gianni De Michelis (born on
26 November 1940in Venice) is an Italian politician.
His political experience starts with the
Italian Socialist Partywhere he get elected to the council of Venice. He got elected for the first time to the Italian Parliamentin 1976 and was successfully elected again in 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992 and 2006. He was Minister for State's Participation from 1980 to 1983. He then became Minister of Work in 1986 (with Bettino Craxias President of the Council). His career however reached the top with his nomination to the Vice-Presidency of the Council in 1988-1989. He became Minister for Foreign Affairs in 1989 and kept that post until 1992.
Between 1993 and 2001, during the so called "judicial storm of
Mani Pulite", was accused of curruption along with many most of the socialists MPs and regional administrators. Within more than 35 different trails, apart from the numerous favorable verdicts, he has been convicted of corruption and was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months (negotiated) in Venicefor highways bribes in Venetoand to 6 months for illegal financing ( Enimont bribe, also negotiated).
However in 1996 he founded a political movement named Socialist Party with
Ugo Intiniand other former PSI members, which later was joined by the Socialist League of Claudio Martelliand Bobo Craxito form the New Italian Socialist Party(NPSI) in 2001. He was elected secretary of the new party at the first congress. Member of the European Parliamentfor Southern with the NPSI, and is therefore a Non-Inscrit in the European Parliamentwaiting for the acceptance of his party's request of membership in the European Socialist Group. He sits in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, and is a substitute for the Committee on Legal Affairs, a member of the Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of Chinaand a substitute for the Delegation to the Euro-Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly.
His leadership however had been contested in the congress of October 2005 where the former son of
Bettino Craxi, Bobo claimed to have been declared secretaryafter De Michelis had left the hall declaring the Congress void. This led Bobo to open a judicial case. The judge, on the second verdicts, gave unquestionably confirmed the right to use the symbol and the secretacy to Gianni De Michelis.
At the elections of 2006 he was elected MP for the Italian parliament but gave his seat to Lucio Barani since he decided to stay in the European Parliament.
* 1963-1972: Voluntary assistant and then Professor of general chemistry (
University of Padua)
* Town councillor (1964-1980 and 1990-1995) and councillor with responsibility for urban planning (1969) of the municipality of Venice
lecturerin generalchemistry ( University of Venice)
* 1980-1999: associate Professor
* 1976: Member of the PSI national party executive, responsible for organisation of the party at national level
* 1976-1994: Member of the
Chamber of Deputies of Italy
* 1980-1983: Minister for State Holdings
* 1983-1986: Minister of Labour
* 1987-1988: Chairman of the PSI deputies
* 1988-1989: Deputy Prime Minister
* 1989-1992: Foreign Minister
* 1992-1993: national Vice-Secretary of the PSI
* 1997-2001: national Secretary of the PS
* Chairman (1984-1992) and member of the Executive Committee (since 2001) of the ASPEN
* since 2001: national Secretary of the
Nuovo PSI(Italian New Socialist Party)
* since 2002: Chairman of IPALMO - Institute for Latin America and the Middle East
* since 2003: European member of the ASEM Task Force
* since 2004: Member of the
European Parliament election, 2004 (Italy)
** Declaration of financial interests of MEP is missing
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