Secretary General


Matteo Angioli was born on 18 October 1979 in Pistoia, Italy. He graduated in political sciences at the Open University (2008). In 2011 he obtained a Masters degree at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). 

From 2002 to 2009, Angioli was parliamentary assistant to Marco Pannella at the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg where he was active in the promotion of democracy and human rights including the promotion of a UN moratorium on the death penalty, against the repression conducted by the Chinese Communist Party against the Tibetan and Uyghur peoples, and for the reform of the justice system in Italy. Angioli was member of the General Council of the Transnational Radical Party from December 2011 until September 2016. He is a member of the board of Hands Off Cain and he runs a show on Radio Radicale, Italian national radio station, covering international geopolitical news.

Matteo Angioli published a volume entitled “SOS Rule of Law” and co-authored with Marco Pannella “Una libertà felice” published by Mondadori. In March 2016 he set up the Global Committee for the Rule of Law, with Marco Pannella and Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, in order to push forward the campaign for the recognition of the right to know as a new human right. He is currently political advisor to Senator Giulio Terzi.