Former Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in 2006, with the delegation for the countries of Latin America.
Has been coordinator since 2008 of the Italy-Latin America Conferences, as appointed by Decree of the Minister of Foreign Affairs,
From 1989 to 2006, he was responsible for Latin America of the DS, was part of the Latin American Committee of the Socialist International, participated in the Annual Meetings of the Foro de São Paulo.
Permanent guest at the Forum of Biarritz, the Trilateral Dialogue Forum Latin America-Europe-United States, and other international forums specialized of IDB, CAF and other multilateral institutions.
In 1994, with Giancarlo Summa published the book “Revolution goodbye. The future of the new Latin American left.” Is member of the Presidential Council of CESPI ( Centre for International Political Studies) and since 2009 has been the curator of the Almanac of Latin America.