|Preceded by Giovanni Spadolini|
Succeeded by Nicola Mancino
Education Bocconi University
|Preceded by Beniamino Andreatta|
Role Italian Politician
Prime Minister Massimo D'Alema
Name Carlo Scognamiglio
|Born 27 November 1944 (age 71)
Varese, Italy (1944-11-27) |
Political party Italian Liberal Party, Union of the Centre, Democratic Union for the Republic, The Liberals
Dichiarazione del sen carlo scognamiglio pasini i liberali sulla situazione economica
Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini (born 27 November 1944) is an Italian economist and politician. He is a university professor in applied economics and was chancellor of the Luiss University of Rome (1984–1992). He was President of the Italian Senate from 1994 to 1996 and Minister of Defense from 1998 to 2000.
- Dichiarazione del sen carlo scognamiglio pasini i liberali sulla situazione economica
- 12 cosa e ideologia carlo scognamiglio
- Life and career
12 cosa e ideologia carlo scognamiglio
Life and career
In 1992 he became Senator for the Italian Liberal Party (PLI), and was appointed as chairman of the Committee for European Affairs of the Senate.
Re-elected in 1994, during the XII Legislature, Scognamiglio was elected as President of Senate.
In 1998 he joined the project of former President Francesco Cossiga, the Democratic Union for the Republic, and was Minister of Defense from 21 October 1998 to 22 December 1999, covering the NATO's intervention in Kosovo (March–June 1999). As Defense Minister he promoted the repeal of the draft, the transformation of the Italian armed forces on professional bases, the opening of military service to women, and the rise of the Corp of Carabinieri as a forth branch of Italian armed forces.
Presently he is full professor of applied economics, lifetime trustee of the Aspen Institute and President of the Italian Liberal Party (2004).
He is member of the Italy-USA Foundation.
Carlo Scognamiglio Pasini was awarded the prestigious prize for Economics of the Académie française in 1988.
As sportsman, he was world champion of sailing (International Ocean Races - One Ton Cup 1976).
He is the author of over 80 publications in English and Italian, among which: