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Daily Court Reporter - News Romano Prodi to give keynote address at 2018 IBA Annual Conference in Rome

 

Romano Prodi to give keynote address at 2018 IBA Annual Conference in Rome

Romano Prodi, who served as President of the European Commission (EC) (1999–2004) and was twice Prime Minister of Italy (1996–1998; 2006–2008), is to give the keynote address on Monday 8 October 2018 at the Opening Ceremony of the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference (7–12 October) in Rome, Italy. Mr Prodi has had an extensive career in academia, politics, business, international diplomacy and at the helm of international organisations.

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Date Published: August 20, 2018

 

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