President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by BBC on Italy's Government Crisis
JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by BBC Radio on Italy’s latest government crisis. Italian Premier Mario Draghi resigned on July 21 after key coalition allies boycotted a confidence vote, leading President Sergio Mattarella to dissolve parliament. New elections will be held on September 25.
A professor of Political Science and leading analyst of Italian politics, Dr. Pavoncello’s work has appeared in, among others, the American Political Science Review, the British Journal of Political Science, Asian Studies, and World Affairs. He is also a well-known media commentator on Italian affairs, a contributor to major international newspapers such as the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, and he appears regularly on radio and television networks including CNN, BBC, Reuters Press and TV, and many other media organizations.
Listen to President Pavoncello’s interview at minute 17.30 on BBC Radio’s “The World Tonight.”