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Professor Paola Severino

Professor Paola Severino is the Vice President of Luiss Guido Carli with responsibility for promoting International Relations. From 2016 to 2018 She was rector of the same University and, before that, she held the role of Vicar Vice-Rector. From 2003 to 2006 she was Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University. She is also Professor of Criminal Law at Luiss Guido Carli. Since the 2018-2019 academic year, she is the older of the chair in Cybersecurity at the Luiss Department of Law. With the Decree of 7 August 2019, she was awarded with the title of Professor Emeritus. She is President of the Scientific Council of the Luiss School of Law, as well as a member of the strategic group of the Luiss School of European Political Economy. She is Director of the Master in “Corporate Criminal Law”, of the Master in “Compliance and Prevention of Corruption in the Public and Private Sectors” and of the Master in Cybersecurity: “Politiche pubbliche, normative e gestione” of Luiss. She holds the teaching of Criminal Law at the Scuola Ufficiali Carabinieri di Roma and she is the Vice President of the Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) and President of the Italian group.

Since January 2018 she has been Special Representative of the Chairman of OSCE for the Fight against Corruption and was nominated member of the Italian-French Committee for the drafting of the “Trattato del Quirinale“.

In March 2019 she was nominated by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. In June 2018 she was awarded with the Honoris Causa Degree in Law by the University of Glasgow. Since 2016 she has been part of the Council of the Order “On the merit of the Italian Republic” and she has been awarded with the honour of Knight of the Grand Cross. Since 2015 he has been a member of the Strategic Reflection and Guidance Committee promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. From 2014 to 2018 she was President of the ” Osservatorio per il monitoraggio degli effetti sull’economia delle riforme della giustizia e per la valutazione dell’efficacia delle riforme necessarie alla crescita del Paese” at the Ministry of Justice. From November 2011 to April 2013 she was the Italian Minister of Justice in the Mario Monti government. From 1997 to 2001 he held the position of Vice President of the Military High Council of the Judiciary.



Ambassador Ulrika Sundberg

Ulrika Sundberg is a Swedish diplomat, who currently acts as the Consul General of Sweden in Mumbay. She holds a Master’s Degree in Law with substantial experience in the field of diplomacy. Ambassador Sundberg began her diplomatic career in 1989. She alternated between foreign postings and positions at the headquarters. She was Second Secretary in the Swedish Embassy to Perù and Bolivia in 1990; Second Secretary UN Finances in the Swedish Permanent Mission to the United Nations in 1992; vice-consul and legal advisor of the Swedish Consulate General to the USA in New York in 1994. Ambassador Sundberg served in Paris, Switzerland and many other countries. In more recent years, she was the Ambassador and Senior Political Advisor to the Commissioner for Human Rights Council of Europe and the Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan, Belgium and Ireland. Throughout her career, she has worked hard to promote bilateral relations and to promote human rights.

She is also Deputy Secretary-General of the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP). She speaks Swedish, Norwegian, Danish English, French, German and Russian languages.