The Author

Livia MalcangioLIVIA MALCANGIO is an Italian journalist, a mother of two boys and a human rights activist, who

works for the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates since 2001. She has represented KidsRights Foundation in Italy for seven years. As a professional interpreter, Ms. Malcangio has translated for a number of world leaders during G8 Summits, World Social Forum and humanitarian missions. Previously, she has worked for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and for the Italian Government, managing European funds for international training programmes and she edited books on sustainable tourism and inter-religious dialogue.

With her family, she produces organic hazelnuts and breeds horses in the countryside of Rome at Potrero Grande, where they also welcome eco-friendly travellers from abroad.

Livia Malcangio started to work with Green Cross in 2001. Since then, she has never abandoned the values and the spirit with which our initiatives are brought forward. She is a woman of outstanding talent and curiosity, driven by a strong passion for international politics and human rights. During her time with the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, I have come to appreciate her professionalism and her smart sense of humour.” Mikhail Gorbachev