Max Planck Lecture Series

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 14:00

“Working methods of the European Parliament Administration in multi-actors World: A case-study.”

Prof. Giancarlo Vilella
(Director-General for Innovation and Technological Support at the European Parliament)

Giancarlo Vilella is a civil servant of the European Parliament (EP). Since April 2011, he has been Director-General of the Directorate General for Innovation and Technological Support (DG ITEC). Previously he was Director of the Directorate for Publishing inside DG ITEC. Born in Italy where he studied political sciences and law, he joined the European Parliament in 1990. More than devoting his work to the EU institution, Giancarlo dedicated his labour to the international management field. In particular, he used to be Director-General of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS, Brussels) and member of the Executive Committee of the International Social Sciences Council, UNESCO.

In addition, Prof. Vilella is a dedicate professor in the Italian academic world. Currently teaching E-Democracy at University of Milan and European Law at Marche Polytechnic University, he has spent over twenty years sharing his knowldge in international seminars and conferences.

In 2019, he participated to the EP Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, where he dedicated his time in analysing the EP public administration working methods. Prof. Vilella has authored several books and essays on public administration and on European Union, and recently: Working methods of the European Parliament Administration in Multi-actors World: A case-study (EPAP, 2019); E-Democracy: On Participation in the Digital Age (Nomos, 2019) // Introduzione alla E-Democracy (Pendragon, 2019); Being European (Nomos, 2017) // Esseri Europei (Pendragon, 2016)

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