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Partito radicale - 22 aprile 1992
Biographic notes on some guests and some members of the Federal Council present at 36th Congress of the Radical party
(updated on 22 april 1992)

ARGENTINA

Hector Jorge VELAZQUEZ

senator

BELGIUM

Alexandre DE PERLINGHI

elected member. First joined the Radical Party in 1983, author of a video on the history of the Radical Party. He is a collaborator of the radical representatives at the European Parliament. He participated in the last European elections on the lay federation ticket in Italy thanks to a bill proposed by the Radical representatives in Parliament which gives the right to passive electorate also to non-Italian citizens of the EEC.

Olivier DUPUIS

member by right. Total conscientious assertor-objector, he surrendered himself to the Belgian justice system in October 1985 and served an 11-month sentence in the prison of Saint Gilles. In charge of the French-speaking edition of Radical News. Organized and participated in several nonviolent demonstrations in the countries of Eastern Europe, and for such initiatives was expelled from Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. Currently coordinates the transnational Radical party's activities in Rumania and Hungary and works at the radical Project "The New Party".

Michel HANCISSE

(incoming) elected member. Among the founders of the Radical party in Belgium. Chemist by profession, member of the Radical Party since 1980. Participated in the campaign against world hunger; this campaign lead to the voting of the "Loi de Survie" on the part of the Belgian Parliament in '82. Was expelled from Warsaw in '86.

Jean Luc ROBERT

(incoming) elected member. Coordinator of the antiprohibitionists at the European Parliament. Parliamentary assistant, member of the Radical Party since '83. Arrested and expelled from Poland and Czechoslovakia in '88 following the demonstrations which took place respectively in '86 and in '88. Actively involved in the antiprohibitionist campaign, organized the conventions of the Cora (Radical Anti-prohibitionist Coordination) in Brussels in '88 and '91.

BRAZIL

Anthony HENMAN

elected member. Member of the Brazilian government's federal Council on drugs. Author of a classic text on the question of coca growing in Latin America, "Mama coca", active in the campaign for the safeguard of the Amazonian forest; joined the Radical Party at the Budapest congress. Among the founders of the IAL, he is a member of its secretariat.

BULGARIA

Elena POPTODOROVA

MP - Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)

Rosen KARADIMOV

MP - Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)

Philip BOKOV

MP - Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)

Ianaki STOILOV

MP - Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP)

Rumen BIKOV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS)

Valentin KARABASHEV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS)

Ivan TOSSEV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS)

Sasho STOYANOV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS). Member of the Bulgarian organization for human rights.

Emil KAPUDALIEV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS).

Hristo TODOROV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS).

Ivan FLORESKOV

MP - Union of Bulgarian Democratic Forces (SDS).

BURKINA FASO

Basile GUISSOU

member by right. Sociologist and expert in problems related to the development of African countries. At the meeting of the Federal Council in Jerusalem in October 1988, he was elected vice secretary of the Radical Party. Actively involved in the struggle for the right to life and the life of rights in the African continent. Foreign Minister during the presidency of Sankara; following the coup d'état whereby Blaise Campaoré came into power in 1987, he was imprisoned and tortured. He was released thanks to the intervention of the Radical Party and of Marco Pannella in particular. Member of the Radical Party since when he was foreign minister of his country, he participated directly in the initiatives against world hunger and took part several times in the marches which the Radical party organized yearly at Easter.

Idani HADJARA

representative of the A.R.E.D.A. (Radical Association for the Rule of Law in Africa).

Mustapha SARR

elected member. From Ouagadougou, 35 years old, self-employed. Assistant First Secretary of the AREDA, the Radical Association for the Rule of Law in Africa, based in Ouagadougou.

CANADA

Marie-Andrée BERTRAND

elected member. Magistrate, professor at the Department of Criminology of the University of Montreal. Among the founders of the IAL (International Antiprohibitionist League), which she is President of. Leader of the Canadian women's rights movement, since the beginning of the '70s she is a councillor of the Government for drugs problems.

CUBA

GUESTS

Orlando GUITTEREZ

dissident, exile in Miami, secretary of the Directorio Revolucionario Democratico

CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Vojtech WAGNER

Czechoslovak vice foreign minister, member of the ODA Obcanska Demokraticka Aliance - Democratic civic Alliance.

Federal Parliament

Peter SERENCES

federal MP for the Democratic Party of the Left (former Communist Party) of Slovakia. Born in 1947, graduate in agriculture, former manager of a public farm.

Istvan BATTA

federal MP for the"Coexistence" movement, belongs to the Hungarian minority of Czechoslovakia. Born in 1954, engineer, graduate in agriculture. Currently a pensioner for invalidity following a serious accident.

Czech national parliament

Pavel BALCAREK

Czech national MP, HSD-SMS list (for the democratic independence of Moravia-Silesia).

Dezidér BALOG

CNR MP. MP for the ROI (Romska Obcanska Iniciativa - Czechoslovak political party) at the Czech National Parliament (Ceska Narodni Rada), member of the National Economic Commission. Student.

Ondrej GINA

MP for the ROI (Romska Obcanska Iniciativa - Czechoslovak political party) at the Czech National Parliament (Ceska Narodni Rada), member of the Commission for Regions and Nationalities. Among the founding members of the ROI. Metal worker. Autodidact. In 1986 he went on a 15-day hunger strike to assert the human and civil rights of the Rom people; in constant conflict with the police during the past regime. Composer.

Zdenek GUZI

MP for the ROI (Romska Obcanska Iniciativa - Czechoslovak political party) at the Czech National Parliament (Ceska Narodni Rada), member of the Commission for Health and social problems.

Jaromir KAPUSTA

Czech national MP, HSD-SMS list (for the democratic independence of Moravia-Silesia).

Ladislav KRCMA

MP at the Czech National Parliament. Chemical engineer. Elected on the HSD-SMS ticket (Movement for democratic independence - society for Moravia and Silesia).

Miroslav WOLF

MP - Civic Democratic Party (ODS), party which aims to obtain the relative majority at the upcoming elections in June. Born in Southern Moravia in 1954, has a degree in Education.

Vladimir ZEMAN

Czech national MP - HSD-SMS ticket (for the democratic independence of Moravia-Silesia).

IVORY COAST

Gaoussou OUATTARA

elected member. Currently resident in Rome. Joined the Radical Party following the campaign against world hunger. A member of the federal Council since 1988.

Francis WODIE

MP. Secretary-General of the Party of Workers of the Ivory Coast (PTI).

FRANCE

André GATTOLIN

(incoming elected member). Graduate in political sciences, director of an opinion poll institute. Author of a book on the French Revolution and of several articles on contemporary society.

Maude MARIN

(incoming) elected member. Jurist, was expelled from the "Barreau de Paris". Leader of the movement of French transsexuals, author of three best-sellers on the situation of socially alienated people and in particular on the situation of prostitutes and convicts.

Jean-Pierre ROCHE

elected member. Born in Bordeaux, first joined the Radical party in 1986.

ISRAEL

Shulamit ALONI

founder and leader of the Ratz, the Israeli party for civil rights, member of the Knesset. First joined the Radical Party in 1986.

Orna CSILLAG

elected member. Activist of the Ratz, the Israeli movement for civil rights, university researcher. Joined the Radical Party in 1986 and was also a member of the previous Federal Council.

NIGERIA

Mike AJAY

elected member. Of Nigerian origin, lives in Turin where he works as a nurse. In 1987, running on the radical ticket, he was the first coloured candidate in the history of the Italian Republic. Federal councillor since 1988, year in which he was elected with the maximum of votes, second only to Marco Pannella.

THE NETHERLANDS

Wijnand SENGERS

elected member. Psychiatrist, member of the Drug Policy Foundation's consultive committee, founder of the "European Movement for the Normalization of Drug Policy". Member of the IAL (International Antiprohibitionist League).

PERU

Wilfredo ALVAREZ VALER

national MP from Lima - Patriotic Movement of National Unity

POLAND

Zygmunt LENIK

MP, elected in Krakow for the Confederation for Independent Poland (a conservative party which obtained 51 seats in the Diet in September 1991)

Anna NIEDZWIECKA

elected member. Former member of the "Wolnosc i Pokoi" ("Freedom and Peace") movement, active in the battles for human rights. One of the first members of the Radical Party in Poland.

Janusz REWINSKI

MP, Party of Economic Reforms (PPG)

UNITED KINGDOM of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Lord NORTHAMPTON

member of the House of Lords - executive

PORTUGAL

Luis MENDAO

member by right. Former member of the Radical Party's secretariat. Lives and works in Lisbon. He joined the party in 1986 and has since been the most active radical exponent in Portugal.

Jorge PEGADO LIZ

member by right. Lawyer, former member of the European Parliament. Currently an executive of the United Nations in Geneva.

RUMANIA

Ionel ARDELEAN

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Mariana BEZDADEA

MP - Environmentalist Movement of Rumania

Ioan BIVOLARU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Erno BORBELY

MP - Democratic Union of the Hungarians of Rumania, former convict (almost five years from '82 to '87) for having participated in the creation of an organization for the safeguard of the rights of man and minorities. Elected in Mircurea Ciuc.

Iuliu BRENDUS

MP - Hungarian Democratic Union

Ioan CATARIG

MP - National Salvation Front - FSN

Daniela CRASNARU

MP - independent

Vasile DIACON

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN), member of the foreign affairs committee, member of the parliamentary group for the friendship with Italy. Former head of the FSN for Moldavia (Rumanian). Elected in Iasi, the capital of Moldavia.

Octavian DOGARIU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Iorica EDELHAUSER

MP - National Liberal Party (PLNR)

Elena ENE

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Tatiana GRIGORESCU

MP - Environmentalist Party (PE)

Vasile HOBJILA

MP - Social Democratic Party

Ioan IETCU

MP - Environmentalist Movement

Corina ION-IOSIF

MP - Environmentalist Party

Constantin IVANOVICI

MP - National Salvation Front. Secretary of the Defence Committee

Carol Matei IVANCIOV

MP - Bulgarian Union of Banat (UBDB)

Vasile LASCU

MP - Traditional Social Democratic Party

Anton LINTMAIER

engineer, member of the Parliament of Rumania, representative of the Polish minority in Rumania. Lives in Ploiesti (Southern Rumania)

Gheorghita LUPAU

MP - 'Great Rumania' Party

Tiberi MACOVEI

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Gheorghe MARCU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Anton NICOLAU

physician, member of the Parliament of Rumania, representative of the Greek minority in Rumania. Lives in Ploiesti (Southern Rumania).

Vasile NISTOR

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Petre PARTAL

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Ferenc PECSI

MP - Hungarian Democratic Union

Valeriu PESCARU

MP - Democratic Agrarian Party (PDA) of Rumania

Dumitru POP

MP - Rumanian National Union

Gheorghe RADUCANU

economist, member of the Rumanian Parliament, president of the Democratic Party of the Rom people of Rumania

Gheorghe ROMAN

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Rodica SERBANESCU

MP - National Liberal Party (PLNR)

Adrian SILISTRARU

MP - Traditional Social Democratic Party

Stefan TCACIUC

MP - representative of the Ukrainian minority, writer.

Dumitru TEACI

MP - Democratic Agrarian Party (PDA) of Rumania

Ioan TURLACU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Ion URSACHE

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Adriean VIDEANU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN), member of the Youth and Sports committee

Alexandru VILAIA

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Ioan Adrian VILAU

MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Mihai VOICU

Member by right. MP - National Salvation Front (FSN)

Laszlo ZSIGMOND

MP - Democratic Union of the Hungarians of Rumania, physicist, Elected in Sfintu Gheorghe.

SPAIN

Joaquin ARCE MATEOS

(incoming) elected member. Member of the radical Party since 1987, a graduate in political and economic sciences. Former exponent of the anti-Francoist Basque movement.

Santiago CASTILLO

member by right. Professor of philosophy at the University of Madrid. Former member of the Radical party's secretariat, member of the Radical Party since 1979.

Raul MORODO LEONCIO

member of the European Parliament, professor of Law at the University of Madrid. Lawyer, member of the national committee of the CDS, former exponent of the anti-Francoist movement. Former ambassador of Spain to the UNESCO.

HUNGARY

Anne LOSONCZI

elected member, Belgian naturalized. Professor of Ethnology at the Open University of Brussels and at the University of Paris-Nanterre. Was a direct witness of the tragedy of Budapest in 1956, when her father Geza was a minister of the Government of Imre Nagy. The entire family was deported in Rumania, and her father, who was to be hung together with Nagy and four more ministers of his cabinet, died before his execution as a result of a hunger strike. Joined the Radical Party in October 1988.

Laszlo RAJK

MP - Alliance of Free Democrats

REPUBLICS OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION

ARMENIA

Samvel SHAGINJAN

MP - Supreme Soviet of Armenia

AZERBAIJAN

Mahmed ABASSOV

MP - Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan - PCUS

Oktaj AHMEDOV

former MP and member of the commission on welfare and youth problems of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R. (Azerbaijan). Former member of the Central Committee of the Komsomol.

Etibar MAMEDOV

former MP and member of the Commission on welfare and youth problems of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R. (Azerbaijan). Former member of the Central Committee of the Komsomol.

BELORUSSIA

Evgenij CUMAROV

MP, secretary of the Commission for Culture and Education of the Supreme Soviet of Belorussia. Born in 1956, president of the Minsk federation of the Social Democratic Party of Belorussia.

GEORGIA

Mamuka TSAGARELI

vice minister for Information and Radio and TV Services in the government coalition headed by Shevardnaze. Member of the Congress of Georgia. Among the leaders of the democratic Party for Independence. Journalist.

KAZAKHSTAN

Ajtbaj KONYSBAEV

MP and vice president of the economics, budget and finance commission of the Supreme Soviet of Kazakhstan. Jurist.

KIRGHIZIA

Tynygbek TABYLDNEV

MP - Supreme Soviet of Kirghizia, independent.

Abjibilla MOJDUNOV

MP - Supreme Soviet of Kirghizia; engineer, university professor

UKRAINE

Vladimir MOSKOVSKA

MP - Supreme Soviet of the Ukraine, vice president of the Ukrainian United Social Democratic Party

Jurij ZBITNEV

MP - Supreme Soviet of the Ukraine. Physician. President of the Social Democratic Party of the Ukraine.

RUSSIA

Anatolij ALEKSEEV

member of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Republic, president of the committee of control on the death and wounding of soldiers in peacetime, established in November 1990; president of the movement of soldiers' parents and of the committee for the problems of the military.

Tatjana KORIJAGINA

MP - Supreme Soviet of the Russian republic, economist, member of the group that produced the project for the first economic reform in the U.S.S.R. in 1989. One of the chief leaders of the democratic movement, among the founders of "Democratic Russia"

Vladimir MAHANOV

member of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Republic, "Smena" centre group; member of the Committee for social protection. Born in 1960, miner, between 1989 and 1900 president of the strike committee of the miners of Prokopjevsk.

MOSSOVIET

Vladimir GRISHKIN

MP, president of the legislative commission of the Mossoviet, liberal group; jurist.

Lev IVANOV

MP, president of the commission on housing and development of the Mossoviet. Independent.

Alexandr KALININ

historian. Member of the Mossoviet, member of the liberal group. Among the proposers of the bill on civil service and conscientious objection promoted by the Radical Party. Among the organizers of the democratic and nonviolent revolt against the coup d'état of 19/22 August 1991 in Moscow.

Alexandr KOSHEVAROV

MP - Mossoviet, liberal group.

Semen MALENKOV

MP - Mossoviet

Sergej SHORNIKOV

MP, president of the Commission of control on properties of the Mossoviet. Born in 1946, worked in the Ministry of Industry, was proposed as candidate by the collective of one of the ministry's enterprises.

Anatoly ZHELUDKOV

professor, MP, Mossoviet, Green Party

SOVIET OF ST. PETERSBURG

Alexander BORIAK

MP, head of the department for foreign economic relations of the Soviet of St. Petersburg. Born in 1950, he specialized in problems of the United States; he has worked as teacher and director in secondary schools and as university professor. Elected at the Soviet of the city on the proposal of the schools, he has never been a member of other political parties.

Vladimir EROSCHENKOV

member of the Soviet of St. Petersburg and of the transport committee of the Soviet of St. Petersburg, member of the "Popular Front" group. Elected in 1990, proposed by the collective of the civic bus corporation where he works. Born in 1945, engineer.

Gleb LEBEDEV

member of the Soviet of St. Petersburg and president of the Education Committee of the Soviet of St. Petersburg, member of Democratic Russia. Born in 1943, graduated in Historical Sciences and is professor at the University of St. Petersburg. Member of the PCUS from 1975 to 1991, was expelled following the publication of a bill, on the initiative of the communists, advocating a trail against the party. Member of the "Memorial" group.

Vladimir LOBACH

member of the Soviet of St. Petersburg, member of the transport committee of the Soviet of St. Petersburg, member of the "Popular Front" group. Born in 1948, driver, regional coordinator of the Popular Front.

Robert LOPAREV

MP - Soviet of St. Petersburg

Julij RYBAKOV

MP and president of the Commission on human rights of the Soviet of St. Petersburg - member of the Russian Libertarian Democratic Party. Born in 1946, former dissident and prisoner for six years for Anti-Soviet activities, he is president of St. Petersburg group of the International Society for Human Rights. Was proposed as candidate in the elections by the "Free Russia" society, by the collective for the study of documentary films and by the democratic platform of the Popular Front.

Alexander TRUBACHEV

MP - Soviet of St. Petersburg, independent. Born in 1954, electromechanical engineer, awarded by the Komsomol for his researches, he is a member of the democratic movement since 1986.

Dimitri ZAPOLSKIJ

MP - Soviet of St. Petersburg, Democratic Russia. Journalist, publisher of the newspaper "Perekriostok" of St. Petersburg.

Nikolaj ZHURAVSKIJ

MP and president of the commission on housing policies of the Soviet of St. Petersburg. Born in 1953, studied at the Leningrad Institute of Education. Participated in the activity of informal movements and was elected at the Petrosoviet by the Memorial movement and by the block of democratic parties.

Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R. (dissolved)

Jurij GOLIK

former MP and member of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R., former member of the PCUS; jurist, professor at the University of Kemerovo, Siberia.

Nikolay ENGVER

former member of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R. (Russia). War invalid. Independent.

GUESTS

Nikolaij ARZHANNIKOV

member and president of the Commission for human rights of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian Republic

BALTIC STATES

ESTONIA

Nikolaij AKSININ

MP - Supreme Soviet of Estonia. Former general of the Red Army. Former member of the PCUS.

Lembit ANNUS

MP - Supreme Soviet of Estonia. President of the Committee for human rights. Former first secretary of the Communist Party of Estonia. Born in 1941, graduate in historical sciences, began his activity in 1963 in the Komsomol.

Genik ISRAELIAN

MP - Supreme Soviet of Estonia. Born in 1938, journalist, political expert, author of scientific works on the history of journalism. Began his activity in 1960 in the Komsomol; elected in 1980 and in 1990 in the Soviet of Tallinn, member of the Supreme Soviet of Estonia since 1990, member of the commission on the press. Member of the socialist-oriented "Cooperation and Equality" group.

Vladimir LEBEDEV

MP and member of the presidium of the Supreme Soviet of Estonia. Member of the united Council of the labour collectives of Estonia; former member of the PCUS. Mathematician.

Pavel PANFILOV

MP - Supreme Soviet of Estonia, former member of the PCUS.

Aleksieij ZYBIN

MP - Supreme Soviet of Estonia. Born in 1933, worked for thirty years in institutes of scientific research. Began his political activity in 1988, in 1990 became member of the Supreme Soviet of Estonia, where he is part of the commission for relations among nationalities. Member of the socialist-oriented "Cooperation and Equality" group.

LATVIA

Aleksieij ZOTOV

MP - Supreme Soviet of Latvia, independent. Member of the Commission for human rights and national issues. Orthodox priest (confession of the "Old Believers"), parson of St. Michael's church in Riga.

LITHUANIA

Algirdas KUMZA

MP - Parliament of Lithuania

Born in 1956, graduated in Law at the University of Vilnius. Member of the Lithuanian Liberal Party. Elected member of Parliament in February 1990.

REPUBLICS OF THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

BOSNIA

Senad SAHIMPASIC

MP, Party of Democratic Action

Izet MUHAMEDAGIC

MP, Party of Democratic Action (SDA), lawyer from Bosanski Novi

CROATIA

Franjo GREGURIC

president of the Croatian government, Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ). Graduate in chemistry, former director general of one of the largest Croatian commercial enterprises, Astra. Joined the Radical Party during the Federal Council in Zagreb 1991.

Zdravko TOMAC

vice president of the Croatian government, Party of Democratic Reform (SDP)

Drazen BUDISA

former minister without portfolio, president of the Social Liberal Party (HSLS)

Vlado VESELICA

former minister without portfolio. President of the Croatian Democratic Party (HDS).

Stjepan MESIC

MP - last president of the former Yugoslavia - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Antun ABRAMOVIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Ivan BABIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ). Born in 1952, farmer, at the first democratic elections in Croatia he supported an ecological use of the country's resources. In January 1992 he collected the adhesion to the Radical Party of seven Serbian desertors, who escaped from the federal army. Currently in charge of the peace negotiations on the front of Nova Gradiska.

Vera BABIC

MP - independent. Legal consultant in Zagreb. Actively involved in politics since 1989, supporting the program of the Croatian Democratic Union while not being a member of it. Cooperated in the commission charged with drafting the new Croatian constitution approved in 1990. Has never joined any other political party.

Zlatko BLAZINCIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Alojz DUBIEL

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Ivan DUJMOVIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ). Professor of History and Geography, actively involved in politics since 1989. Among the founders of the HDZ in the municipality of Samobor.

Artur GEDIKE

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), student of Economics in Osiek. Born in 1965, one of the youngest members of the Croatian Parliament. Currently active on the military front of Slavonia.

Ivan HREN

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Zvonimir HRGOVIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Ivo JELIC

MP, Croatian Popular Party. Elected in Dubrovnik. Mechanical engineer, is active in politics (though he does not plan to become a professional politician) since 1989, supporting democratic liberties and the cooperation among different ethnical groups. Active on the military front in Dubrovnik.

Dragoljub KRALJEVIC

MP - Party of Democratic Reform (SDP)

Drago KRPINA

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Ivo LENIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Zeljko MAZAR

MP, president of the Socialist Party (SSH)

Jadranko MIJALIC

MP, Social-Liberal Party (HSLS), lives in Vrbovec. Began his political activity in 1989 and plans to run in the next elections.

Marin MILETA

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), lawyer in Starigrad

Miroslav PAVIN

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Niko POPOVIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Branko POZNJAK

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Ante PRKACIN

MP - Party of the Rule of Law (HSP)

Vice PROFACA

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Bosko SILJEG

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ)

Vjekoslav STUDEN

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), criminal lawyer. Has been active in politics for over ten years, but was never a member of the Communist Party.

Josip VALINCIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), elected in Osijek

Ivan VULETIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), elected in Osijek. Born in 1948, civil servant, has been active in Tudman's party for three years.

Vjekoslav ZUGAJ

MP, Social Liberal Party (HSLS). Sculptor, elected in Nova Gradiska with a coalition of several parties. Journalist, currently in charge of the coordination with the UN forces on the front of Nova Gradiska. Is currently publishing a book of testimonies on the war in the region.

Miroslav ZUPANCIC

MP - Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ). Sculptor, politically active since 1989, after working for a long period in the field of social and recreational activities.

KOSOVO

Iliaz RAMAJLI

president of the dissolved parliament of Kosovo. Member of the Albanian Democratic Union

SERBIA

Nasufi BEHLUL

MP - Serbian Parliament

Ferenc CSUBELA

MP - Serbian Parliament

Jozsef LASZA

MP - Serbian Parliament - Democratic Union of the Hungarians of Vojvodina

Sandor NAGY

MP - Serbian Parliament

Antun SKENDEROVIC

MP - Serbian Parliament - Democratic Union of the Croatians of Vojvodina (DSHV)

SLOVENIA

Eros BICIC

elected member, Journalist, former editor-in-chief of Radio Capodistria, writes for several Yugoslav and European papers, including Il Corriere della Sera. Promoter of "Group 88", a political and cultural association of the Italian minority in Yugoslavia. Active in the transnational campaigns for the rights of the minorities. Member since 1988, collaborated with Radio Radicale.

Ivan MESICEK

MP - DEMOS (Slovene Democratic Coalition).

Zoran THALER

vice foreign minister. Member of the Radical Party since 1988, contributed to the realization of the Radical Federal Council in Bohinj in Slovenia.

MACEDONIA

Eshref ALILI

MP - Republic of Macedonia - Party of Democratic Prosperity (PPD)

Abdurahaman ALITI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity (PPD)

Hamit ALIU

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity ((PPD)

Vebi DZEMAILI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity ((PPD)

Agim FAZLIU

born in 1957 in Kindovo, province of Skopje. Graduate in sociology, professor at the "Zef Ljus Marky" school. Lives in Skopje.

Muhamed HALILI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity ((PPD)

Mihail PANOVSKI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Russia. Born in 1958 in Skopje, studied at the faculty of Electrotechnics. Works as technician at the electrical power plant.

Todor PETROV

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia. Born in 1960 in Gevgelia, graduated at the faculty of Economics at the University of Skopje, director of the "Malo Stopanstvo" crafts community.

Ismet RAMADANI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity ((PPD)

Ferd SADIKU

born in 1942 in Beloviste, province of Gostivar; Albanian nationality. Graduate in medicine, works as specialist in internal medicine at the "Boris Kanceski" Medical Centre of Gostivar.

Arsllan SELMANI

born in 1945 in Lojane, province of Kumanovo; Albanian nationality. Graduate in mathematics, geographer, professor at the faculty of Sciences. Lives in Skopje.

Naser ZIBERI

MP - Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia - Representative of the Albanian minority - Party of Democratic Prosperity ((PPD)

SWITZERLAND

Paul GUNTER

member of the Swiss Parliament (National Council), Alliance of Independents, parliamentarian with the Party of Protestants

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Lester GRINSPOON

Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Harvard, Boston

Arnold TREBACH

president of the Drug Policy Foundation

VENEZUELA

GUESTS

Rosa DEL OLMO

criminologist, professor at the University of Caracas

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

Carlo RIPA DI MEANA

commissioner for the Environment, nuclear Security and Environmental Protection

Adelaide AGLIETTA

member of the European Parliament, Green group - elected in Italy

Virginio BETTINI

member of the European Parliament, Green group - elected in Italy

Enzo MATTINA

member of the European Parliament, Socialist Party - elected in Italy

Raul MORODO LEONCIO

member of the European Parliament, Democratic and Social Centre (CDS) - elected in Spain

Marco PANNELLA

member of the European Parliament, group of non-members - elected in Italy

Marco TARADASH

member of the European Parliament, Antiprohibitionist ticket - elected in Italy

ITALY

Adelaide AGLIETTA

currently President of the Green Group at the European Parliament. Several times member of the Italian Parliament. Secretary of the Radical Party in 1977 and 1978, year in which she was chosen as member of the jury in the trial against the Red Brigades in Turin. Promoter of the CISA (Italian centre for Sterilization and Abortion) of Turin, among the leaders of the campaigns for the depenalization of abortion. In 1986-87 she was one of the organizers of the referendum campaign for a just jutice system.

Mario ALBI

elected member. Union representative (UIL), member of the Radical Party since 1977, former secretary of the Radical Association of Perugia and promoter of the Committee for Peace of Umbria. Organized the Perugia-Assisi marches and conventions on world hunger. National promoter of the Verdi Arcobaleno. Recently founded the "League of Democrats, federalists, environmentalists and libertarians" in Umbria.

René ANDREANI

former MP, Green Group. Began his militancy in the Radical Party in 1979. Elected in the Federal Council since 1982, since 1983 has been several times auditor of the Radical Party. Among the promoters of the "Verdi Arcobaleno" ticket. Member of the Federal Council of the Federation of the "Greens" and member of the General Council of the Cora (Radical Anti-Prohibitionist Coordination).

Laura ARCONTI

elected member. Financial consultant, member of the Radical Party since 1975. Several times member of the federal Council and auditor of the Radical party. Secretary of the Life and Disarmament Association, Italian section of Food and Disarmament International. Participated in the battle against world hunger and promoter of many nonviolent initiatives such as collective fasts with the parliamentarians during the "Survival 82" campaign.

Angiolo BANDINELLI

among the founders of the Radical Party. Secretary of the Radical Party in 1970, 1972 and 1973. Treasurer in 1969. At the end of the seventies he was local councillor in Rome and member of Parliament during the ninth legislature. Was editor of several radical publications, including Prova Radicale and Notizie Radicali, and collaborated at Radio Radicale with features and articles.

Antonio BASLINI

former member of the Italian Parliament elected on the Liberal Party ticket, joined the Radical Party in 1987. Member of the Lid (Italian League for Divorce), carried out the long campaign for the passage of the bill on divorce in Italy together with the radicals, which he submitted together with Loris Fortuna.

Franca BERGER

member by right. Member of the Radical Party's secretariat in 1980 and 1985. Active in the environmental battles in Trentino, one of the promoters of the New Left ticket in 1978. At the last administrative elections she was elected at the provincial council of Trento on the Green ticket.

Lucio BERTE'

elected member. Former member of the Radical Party's Federal Council. Active in the battle against world hunger, conducted several nonviolent initiatives. Recently founded the Association for the Right to Housing in Milan. Member of the General Direction of the Cora and collaborator of the antiprohibitionist group at the regional council of Lombardia.

Virginio BETTINI

university professor, member of the European parliament for the Green group. Promoter of antinuclear initiatives since the seventies.

Emma BONINO

president of the Radical Party. Member of the Chamber of Deputies, and of the Office of the Presidency during the tenth Parliament. Among the promoters of the CISA (Italian Centre for Sterilization and Abortion), leader of the battle against clandestine abortion. Several times member of the Italian and European Parliament. Among the first in the Radical Party to raise the issue of the problem of world hunger in the international public opinion. As founding member of "Food and Disarmament International", in May 1981 she was one of the promoters of the Manifesto of Nobel Prized against hunger and for development.

Willer BORDON

member of the Chamber of Deputies, PDS group (former communist group), mayor of Muggia for many years, promoted the first local referendum against a coal power plant. He was one of the mayors who signed the appeal against world hunger. He joined the Radical Party at the Italian congress which took place in Rimini in May 1989, and since then takes active part in the life of the Radical party.

Felice BORGOGLIO

MP - Italian Socialist Party. Born in 1941 in Alessandria, member of the Italian Socialist Party since 1958. Former secretary of the Socialist Youth Federation and mayor of Alessandria. Elected member of Parliament since 1979.

Marino BUSDACHIN

elected member. Member of the radical Party since the beginning of the seventies, several times member of the federal council. Former radical local councillor in Trieste. Organized the transnational activities in Hungary and Russia. Active in the former U.S.S.R., coordinates the transnational Radical Party's initiatives and activities and collaborates at the radical project "The New Party".

Paolo BUZZANCA

elected member. Several times member of the Federal Council. He lived in Sardinia for a long period, where he was regional councillor elected on the radical ticket, carried out antimilitarist campaigns and campaigns for civil rights. A few years ago he returned to Palermo where he teaches. He was very active in trying to solve the problem of water in Sicily, carrying out a long hunger strike.

Peppino CALDERISI

during the tenth legislature, he was chairman of the European federalist group at the Chamber of Deputies. Was elected during the two previous legislatures. In 1992 was a candidate on the Lista Referendum ticket. Treasurer of the party in 1985 and in 1986. Was the proposer of several referendums for which he coordinated the collection of signatures. Among the promoters of the Arcod (Radical Association for the Democratic Constituent Assembly).

Giorgio CARDETTI

former member of the Chamber of Deputies in the Socialist group, he is also a member of the Radical Party. Former mayor of Turin. Member of the Italian Socialist Party since he was very young, he was national leader of the young socialists. Journalist at the RAI since 1969, covered the most important events of Turin and Piemonte for radio and television.

Luciano CAVERI

MP - Union Valdotaine - Mixed Group

Roberto CICCIOMESSERE

member of the Chamber of Deputies during the last legislatures, in 1992 elected on the Lista Pannella ticket. Conscientious objector, was imprisoned for the affirmation of this right. Following this initiative, in 1972 the right to conscientious objection to the military service was recognized in Italy. Treasurer of the Radical Party in 1970. Secretary in 1971 and in 1984. In 1969 he was organizational secretary of the Lid (Italian League for Divorce). Former member of the European Parliament. Mastermind and promoter of "Agorà telematica", multilingual computer communications system.

Francesco CIMINO

senator of the Italian Socialist Party, under secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. Born in Messina in 1933, agronomist. First elected senator in 1983.

G. Battista COLUMBU

member of the Chamber of Deputies and of the European Parliament for the Partito Sardo d'Azione. Born in 1929 in the Nuoro district. Retired teacher, freelance journalist, leader of the Partito Sardo d'Azione since 1944, member of Parliament since 1984.

Franco CORLEONE

former senator and president of the European Environmentalist Federalist Group. Member of the radical party since 1972, secretary of the Radical Party in Lombardia and in 1982 President of the Federal Council. Among the promoters of the "Verdi Arcobaleno" ticket, was elected member of the European Parliament at the last European elections. Together with Domenico Modugno, with the cooperation of Radio Radicale and L'Espresso, he denounced the incredible conditions in which the patients of the mental hospital of Agrigento were forced to live in.

Piero CRAVERI

member by right. Local councillor in Naples, elected on the Radical Party ticket in 1987. Grand-son of Benedetto Croce, professor of History of the Parliamentary Institutions at the University of Naples. In 1985 he was regional councillor of Campania for the Civic and Lay ticket.

Paolo CRISTONI

MP - Italian Socialist Party

Mauro DEL BUE

MP - Italian Socialist Party. Member of the Central Committee and of the National Assembly of the Socialist Party. Author of several books and articles on the socialist history. Vice mayor of Reggio Emilia.

Sergio D'ELIA

member by right. Former member of Prima Linea, the terrorist organization which he was one of the leaders of. He has served a long term of imprisonment, which he concluded this year. Joined the Radical Party in 1986, in parallel with the Radical Party's campaign for the achievement of 10.000 members, together with other former members of terrorist organizations precisely on account of the Radical party's nonviolent characteristic. In 1987 became a member of the Radical party's Federal Secretariat, dealing in particular with the reform of the prison system. Is currently promoting an association for the right to vote for prisoners and for the reform of the system of accessory penalties. Collaborates at the Radical project "The New Party".

Gianfranco DELL'ALBA

member by right. Currently secretary-general of the Green parliamentary group at the European Parliament. Member of the board of directors of Food and Disarmament International. Former member of the Negri secretariat and of the Stanzani secretariat. Was particularly active in the struggle against world hunger on the European front.

Gaetano DENTAMARO

elected member. Conscientious assertor, refused to carry out his military service and was imprisoned for affirmation of conscience. Organizer of nonviolent demonstrations in the countries of Eastern Europe, and was expelled from Turkey and Yugoslavia. Collaborator of Radio Radicale, has been in charge of the "Street interviews" for many years.

Maria Teresa DI LASCIA

participated in many of the Radical Party's campaigns and during the campaign against world hunger organized the adhesion of thousands of Italian mayors. Former vice secretary of the Radical Party in 1982, during the secretariat of Pannella, and member of Parliament during the ninth legislature. Supporter of homeopathic medicine, she organized an important symposium on the subject and developed a draft bill.

Vincenzo DONVITO

member by right. Entrepreneur in the field of education, radical militant since the seventies. In 1974 he was member of the National Direction during the Spadaccia secretariat.

Cesare DUJANY

senator of the Union Valdotaine, Mixed Group

Adele FACCIO

a spearhead of the battled for divorce and abortion, for the affirmation of the latter right was also imprisoned. President of the Radical Party in 1975/76. She was elected member of Parliament on the radical ticket in the three previous legislatures. She struggles for the rights of animals and the environment, and was one of the promoters of the "Verdi Arcobaleno" ticket.

Rino FORMICA

minister of Finance, Italian Socialist Party. Born in Bari in 1927, graduate in Economics, professional accountant. Elected several times at the Senate and Chamber since 1979, former minister of Transport, Foreign Trade and Labour.

Laura FOSSETTI

member by right. Radical militant, active in the battles for sexual emancipation. Leader of the Fuori!. In 1977 was a member of the Aglietta secretariat. One of the most generous supporters of the Radical Party.

Paolo GHERSINA

elected member. Conscientious objector. Member of the Radical Party for many years, collaborated with the radical group at the European Parliament. Local councillor in Trieste, elected on the Trieste civica laica e verde ticket.

Roberto GIACHETTI

member by right. Conscientious objector, former member of the Rutelli secretariat. Journalist at Radio Radicale, secretary of the "Centro per un Futuro Sostenibile" environmentalist association.

Pina GRASSI

elected at the Senate in 1992 on the Green ticket in Piemonte. The widow of Libero Grassi, assassinated by the mafia in Palermo.

Gianni LANZINGER

former MP (Green group), first joined the Radical Party during the last radical congress in Budapest.

Massimo LENSI

elected member. Conscientious objector. One of the most active militants of the transnational Radical Party, since 1977 has operated for the achievement and circulation of the initiatives of the Radical Party, traveling from Istanbul to Belgrade, from Madrid to Budapest. Has been operating on a stable basis in Hungary for a couple of years and works at the radical Project "The New Party".

Oscar LOPANE

member by right. Radical militant from Brescia, member of the Negri secretariat. Active in the struggle against world hunger, carried out a precious research on development aid to the peoples of the Third and Fourth world.

Giacomo MANCINI

for many years deputy of the Italian Socialist Party, former secretary of the PSI

Giulio MANFREDI

elected member. Chief organizer of the Radical initiatives in Turin for many years. Member of the Radical Party since 1986. Currently collaborator of the antiprohibitionist group at the Regione Piemonte.

Primo MASTRANTONI

member by right. Councillor of the Verde Arcobaleno ticket at the Regione Lazio, for years has been active in the struggles for the safeguard of the environment. Former member of the Negri secretariat. Founder of the radical environmentalist Associations and of the radical consumers' association.

Enzo MATTINA

member of the European Parliament - Socialist Group. Former National secretary of the UIL, specialized in the relationship between Southern Italy and Europe. Editor of the "Euroforum" magazine.

Gianni MATTIOLI

member of the Chamber of Deputies - Green Group. Promoter since the eighties of antinuclear battles. Professor of Mathematical Physics at the University "La Sapienza", Rome.

Gianluigi MELEGA

journalist, former head of the Roman edition of "Panorama", editor-in-chief of "La Repubblica", editor of "L'Europeo", head of the political services of "L'Espresso". With the contribution of the radical deputies, as a journalist he conducted the campaign against the Lockheed scandal which forced the then President of the Republic Giovanni Leone to resign. He was fired as editor of "L'Europeo" for his inquiries on property speculation on the part of the Vatican in Rome. Former member of parliament, elected on the radical ticket during the eighth and ninth legislature.

Gianstefano MILANI

former member of Parliament - Italian Socialist Party

Enrico MODIGLIANI

elected at the Chamber of Deputies for the Italian Republican Party in 1992

Domenico MODUGNO

former radical member of Parliament for the European Federalist Group at the Chamber and Senate. Internationally acclaimed artist, musician and singer, in Parliament he struggled strenuously for the solution of health problems in Italy. Devoted special attention to the state of deterioration of mental hospitals in Italy.

Carmine NARDONE

member of the Chamber of Deputies for the PDS. Professor of Agrarian Economics at the "Centro di formazione e studi per il Mezzogiorno - FORMEZ, Naples. Member of the Lega per l'Ambiente. Author of several publications and co-author of the book "Fiducia e Sfiducia tra potere ed emarginazione".

Giovanni NEGRI

secretary of the Radical Party from 1985 to 1987. In 1986, with the slogan "either you choose it or you dissolve it", he conducted the extraordinary campaign for the achievement of 10.000 members. Several times member of the Italian and European parliament. In 1992 he ran on the Lista Referendum ticket. Leader of the battles on information and against world hunger, he also carried out a long hunger strike. Promoter of the campaign "Live Tibet" against the violent oppression of Tibet on the part of China. Currently secretary 'pro tempore' of the Arcod (Radical Association for the Democratic Constituent Assembly).

Giovanni NONNE

MP - Italian Socialist Party. Former under secretary of the Ministry of Merchant Marine and Treasury.

Sandro OTTONI

member by right. Former member of the Stanzani secretariat. Total objector to the military service, he was for this reason arrested during the radical congress of 1984 and imprisoned for many months in the military prison of Peschiera. Since 1988 he deals with the political situation in Yugoslavia, where he coordinated the radical Party's membership campaign. Currently works at the radical Project "The New Party".

Marco PANNELLA

president of the Federal Council. Member of the European Parliament, Non-members group, elected on the "Liberali Repubblicani federalisti" ticket. Among the founders of the Radical Party.

At twenty he was national university leader of the Liberal Party, at twenty two President of the UGI, the union of all lay student forces, at 23 president of the national union of university students (UNURI). At 24 promoted the foundation of the Radical Party together with a prestigious group of democratic, liberal and socialist intellectuals and politicians. The Radical Party began its activity in 1956; Pannella, with the exception of a few years, from 1960 to 1963, when he works in Paris as correspondent for "Il Giorno" is at once one of the most active militants of the party. Among the founders of the League for the Institution of Divorce, Conscientious Objection, the abrogation of the Concordat wanted by the fascist regime between Church and State, of the Centre of juridical initiative "Piero Calamandrei", of the AIED (association for population control) he was in the forefront to promote the reforms, which were then obtained, of the legislation on drugs, of the electoral vote (granting the right to vote

to eighteen year-olds), of the laws on mental hospitals.

Active in the safeguard of human and civil rights, already in 1968 he was arrested in Sofia, after having organized, in other cities of the Warsaw Pact, demonstrations in defence of the Czech people and its "Spring".

Among the first to organize the green and environmentalist movements in Europe, he was very active in the moralization of public life, against the allotment of public funds to political parties, against the corruption of party power; with the Radical Party he organized at least twenty campaigns for the collection of referendums on all the subjects of social and political life, in particular those relative to the rule of law and the administration of the justice system.

For his nonviolent battles he was tried and arrested hundreds of times, but was always acquitted, except in the case of a pecuniary penalty for a press offence. He was elected several times local councillor in Rome, Naples, Trieste, regional councillor in the Abruzzi and at the Chamber of Deputies, twice at the Senate, three times at the European Parliament.

He carried out several hunger and thirst strikes not only in Italy, but everywhere in Europe, to obtain new laws for civil and human rights and against world hunger.

Author of the text of the Manifesto-Appeal of Nobel Prizes against world hunger, which is now signed by one hundred Nobel Prize winners, of the resolution passed by the European Parliament on 30 September 1981, which lead to the passage of new laws in Italy and Belgium against world hunger.

In January 1987 ran for President of the European Parliament, obtaining 61 votes.

Alfonso PECORARO

elected member of the Chamber in 1992 on the Green ticket.

Angelo PEZZANA

member by right. Founder of the Fuori!, was the organizer of sensational initiatives for homosexual liberation, in Italy and abroad; in Moscow he was arrested and expelled. President of the Italy-Israel association. Former councillor of the Green Civic ticket of the Piemonte Region, currently antiprohibitionist local councillor in Turin.

Paolo PIETROSANTI

elected member. Radical militant since 1976, since 1985 he is a member of the Radical Party's federal Council. Conscientious objector, for many years has been active in the nonviolent and antimilitarist initiative, and has been tried several times for this reason. In 1983 published the book "The nonviolent war" with Ivan Novelli. Among the founders of "Do not Kill", the committee which promoted the international campaign for the life of Paula Cooper. He was arrested in 1986 in Warsaw in front of the seat of the tenth congress of the POUP, during a nonviolent action for the release of conscientious objectors and political prisoners in Poland. Former editor of the newspaper "Radical News", from 1988 to 1990. Active in the radical initiative in Central and Eastern Europe, and especially on Czechoslovakia.

Paolo PILLITTERI

socialist, former mayor of Turin, elected at the Chamber in 1992.

Franco PIRO

MP - Italian Socialist Party

Bepi PODDA

(incoming) elected member, Lawyer, elected local councillor in Cagliari on the antiprohibitionist ticket.

Danilo QUINTO

(incoming) elected member. Coordinator, with Edmondo Paolini, of the Italian edition of "The New Party".

Mario RAFFAELLI

member of the Chamber of Deputies, Socialist Group. Several times under secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Carlo RIPA DI MEANA

since January 1989 Commissioner for the Environment, nuclear security and environmental protection. Before that, from 1985 he had been commissioner during the previous Delors commission for Education, the Europe of citizens and information problems.

Former member of the European Parliament, regional councillor for Lombardia, president of the Tourist Board of Milan and province, councillor of the Teatro alla Scala and president of the 'Italian Lakes' committee. From 1974 to 1980 president of the Biennial Exhibition of Modern Art in Venice.

Francesco RUTELLI

secretary of the Radical Party in 1981 and Treasurer in 1984. Antimilitarist and conscientious objector, co-promoter of the Research Institute for Disarmament Development and Peace. Member of the Italian Parliament on the radical ticket from 1983 to last year, he was chairman of the Radical group at the Chamber; re-elected in 1992 on the Green ticket. At the last European elections he was among the promoters of the "Verdi Arcobaleno" ticket. Member of the Coordination Group of the Green Federation, local councillor in Rome in the Green group, among the founders of the "Centro per un Futuro Sostenibile", an environmentalist association.

Francesca SCOPELLITI

elected member. Journalist. Provincial councillor of Milan, elected on the Verdi Arcobaleno ticket. The companion of Enzo Tortora, together with him and the radicals she carried out the battle for a just justice system. After Tortora's death she created the "Tortora Foundation", which she is Treasurer of. Active in all radical battles and initiatives, she is incoming member of the European Parliament.

Gianfranco SPADACCIA

journalist. Among the founders of the Radical Party, which he was secretary of in 1968, 1975 and 1976; several times president of the Federal Council. In 1975, as secretary of the Radical Party, he organized with the CISA (Information Centre on Sterilization and Abortion) actions of civil disobedience against the crime of abortion. For this reason he was arrested and convicted for criminal association and procured abortion. Several times member of the Chamber and Senate, former president of the European Environmentalist Federalist Group.

Tomaso STAITI DI CUDDIA DELLE CHIUSE

former member of Parliament, elected on the MSI ticket for three times, resigned from the party. Local councillor in Milan.

Antonio STANGO

member by right; former member of the Negri secretariat. For years he has been active for the respect of human and civil rights in the countries of Eastern Europe, participating in nonviolent initiatives, publishing specialized magazines and organizing meetings which prestigious dissidents have taken part in; he was arrested during a series of nonviolent demonstrations in Warsaw, East Berlin and Moscow. Secretary of the Italian Helsinki Committee. Currently works at the radical project "The New Party".

Sergio STANZANI

engineer, Central Director of the Finmeccanica (IRI group) in 1979, when he was elected at the Senate of the Republic. Among the founders of the Radical Party. Since 1946 he is part of the leadership of the Italian Students Union (UGI), the organization of lay university students which was formed after World War II and which gave birth, together with the organizations of Catholic students and other minor associations, to the representations of university students on a local and national scale; the UNURI, which he was president of in 1952 and 1953.

Member of the Italian Liberal Party, he leaves it to give birth to the Radical Party. With the radical Left he participated in the Radical Party's refoundation, coordinating the development of the news Statute. Elected at the Senate in 1979, he is re-elected at the Chamber of Deputies in 1983 and confirmed at the Chamber in the elections of June 1987. During the tenth Parliament he was member, for about a year, of the Office of the Presidency of the Chamber. During the previous Parliaments he had been a member, among others, of the Committee of Inquiry first and then of the Committee of Inspection on Radio and TV services.

Elected First Secretary of the Radical Party in January 1988 in Bologna by the 34th Congress, and confirmed by the 35th Congress of Budapest in April 1989.

Lorenzo STRIK LIEVERS

former member of the Senate, Environmentalist European Federalist Group. Professor of contemporary history at the University of Milan. Among the promoters of the reconstitution of the Radical Party. In 1966 he was arrested for having circulated an antimilitarist fly sheet during the celebration of the armed forces. This initiative, for which he was tried and acquitted, contributed to raising the issue of the right to conscientious objection in the public opinion. In 1983 he was President of the Federal Council.

Massimo STRUFFI

elected at the Senate on the PSI ticket in 1992.

Andrea TAMBURI

elected member. Member of the radical Party since 1981, participated in most of the Radical party's initiatives during the last ten years. Expelled several times from Yugoslavia, Hungary and Czechoslovakia following nonviolent demonstrations for human and civil rights. Collaborator of the parliamentary Green group at the Chamber of Deputies. Over the last months has worked in the Party's headquarters in Moscow.

Marco TARADASH

member of the European Parliament, Green Group, elected on the Antiprohibitionist ticket. Elected at the Chamber in 1992 on the Lista Pannella ticket. President of the Federal Council in 1986 and 1988. Journalist, for ten years was in charge of the program "Press and Regime" for Radio Radicale. Among the founders of the Cora (Radical Anti-Prohibitionist Coordination), which he is secretary of. In 1989 among the promoters of the Congress for the foundation of the IAL (International Antiprohibitionist League).

Aligi TASCHERA

member by right. Member of the Aglietta secretariat in 1978 and of the Negri secretariat in 1985. Several times member of the Federal Council, was an active militant of the battles for sexual emancipation and of the antimilitarist battles.

Massimo TEODORI

member by right; vice secretary of the radical Party during the first year of the Stanzani secretariat. Professor University of American History. Participated in the refoundation of the Radical Party in 1962. Elected member of Parliament on the radical ticket during the last three Parliaments, and has carried out important parliamentary battles, denouncing the scandals of the regime. On 1992 ran on the Lista Referendum ticket. Member and counter-reporter of the Committees of inquiry on Sindona and the P2. Editor and founder of the magazines "La Prova Radicale" and "Argomenti Radicali".

Laura TERNI SCHEMEIL

representative of the 'Satyagraha group' radical association.

Alessandro TESSARI

MP, elected on the PCI ticket in several parliaments, in 1979 ran and was elected on the radical ticket. Elected also during the tenth parliament. University Professor in Padua, he is particularly active in the environmentalist and antinuclear battles. Among the leaders of the long obstructionist battles carried out by the radical deputies against emergency laws.

Carlo TOGNOLI

minister for Tourism and Entertainment. Journalist, member of the Socialist Party since 1957, he also joined the Radical Party for 1991. Mayor of Milan from 1976 to 1986, President of the Institute of Urban Technology in Milan. Member of the European Parliament in 1984. Member of the Socialist Party's National Direction.

Andrea TORELLI

member by right. Chemist, environmentalist. Treasurer in 1968, among the founders of Radio Radicale. Generous financial supporter of the most important campaigns of the Radical Party.

Alberto TORZUOLI

(incoming) elected member. Auditor of the Radical Party for many years. Environmentalist. Leader of the major battles of the Radical Party.

Maurizio TURCO

member by right. Vice treasurer of the Radical Party since 1988. Treasurer of the Cora (Radical Anti-Prohibitionist Coordination). In 1981 founder of the "regional committee of Puglia against world hunger) and was among the promoters of the antinuclear battles in Puglia. In 1983 he was elected at the Federal Council. Former member of the Radical Party's secretariat. In 1987 editor of "Radical News". Coordinator of the distribution of the fifteen editions of "The New Party".

Andrea VALCARENGHI, Majid

member by right. Militant of the students movement and founder of the magazine "Re Nudo", author of the book "Underground a pugno chiuso" which Marco Pannella wrote a preface to, known as "La fantasia come necessità". He is an exponent of the Sannyasin movement.

Emilio VESCE

member by right. On 7 April 1979 he is arrested, charged with belonging to an armed group, subversive association and armed insurrection against the powers of the State. Sentenced to 13 years of imprisonment, he was later acquitted after spending five years, five months and five days in special prisons. In 1987 he was elected member of Parliament on the radical ticket. Currently antiprohibitionist councillor in Veneto.

Paolo VIGEVANO

member by right. Treasurer of the Radical Party. Founder and published of Radio Radicale, which broadcasts on the entire Italian territory. "Radio Radical" was granted a legislative and financial acknowledgment for the public service it has been providing for fifteen years, broadcasting live the legislative assemblies, the congresses of all parties, the most important trials. Former treasurer of the Radical Party from 1975 to 1980.

Elio VITO

local councillor in Naples, elected on the Radical Party ticket. Member of the General Council of the CORA. Elected at the Chamber of Deputies on the 'Lista Marco Pannella' ticket in April 1992.

Bruno ZEVI

honorary president of the Radical Party. Member of the Chamber of Deputies, European Federalist Group, in the tenth Parliament. Internationally acclaimed historian of architecture and author of several essays. Professor at the Universities of Venice and Rome. Since 1955 he is in charge of a column on "L'Espresso". Active member of the Italian Israeli community. Participated in the antifascist battled in the Partito d'Azione, 'Giustizia e Libertà' group. Editor since 1955 of the monthly magazine "L'architettura, cronache e storie".

GUESTS

Andrea CHITI BATELLI

expert in European problems, member of the European Federalist Movement since 1944

Giandomenico GAGGIANO

professor of International Law

Pier Virgilio DASTOLI

secretary of the federalist intergroup at the European Parliament

Alberto MAJOCCHI

professor of Financial Sciences at the University of Pavia

Ugo VILLANI

professor of International Law

 
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