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On May 11th 2016, Global Sustainability Forum has been officially registered in Rome at the Office of public notary Dr. Vittorio Occorsio.
GSForum is chaired by Khalid Malik, former Director of the Human Development Report to the United Nations Development Programme, who appointed Valerio De Luca, President of AISES Academy, as Executive Director, Jean-Paul Fitoussi, OECD High Level Expert Group on the measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, and Pierpaolo Abet, CEO of Universal Trust, as members of the Executive Board.
GSForum is an high-level initiative that aims at stimulating debate on new ideas and pragmatic solutions in order to address shared global challenges and to develop responsible socio-economic engagements, through the building of an effective bridge among leaders, civil society and young people.
GSForum was announced to Pope Francis during the Audience in Saint Peter Square are.
The first meeting will be held in Rome at the beginning of 2017.
GSForum will bring the World into Rome and Rome to the World.


The High Level Roundtable “The Challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: from Agreement to Global Action” organized by AISES and the Center of American Studies in the presence of important participants and speakers such as P. Gallagher, Secretary for relations with States at Holy See, H. Abouyoub, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, A. Husain Chef Economist World Food Programme - UN, S. Marguccio, Diplomatic Counselor of the Ministry of Italian Environment, A. Riccaboni, Rector of the University of Siena and Chair of the UN SDSN - MED and F. Confuorti, President and CEO of Advantage Financial. The Roundtable was preceded by a lunch with selected multi-national companies.



The energy sector is experiencing a rapid and deep transformation.
How is Europe reacting to the rapidly growing presence of renewable sources in energy systems?

How can the energy sector outlook positively be balanced with the goals posed for the global challenge of climate change?


April 7th

Guest Speaker

Francesco Starace, CEO and General Director of ENEL SpA


Welcoming addresses

Susanne Wasum-Rainer, German Ambassador in Rome

Giovanni Castellaneta, Diplomatia President




During the seminar, the speakers talked about the most pressing challenges and biggest opportunities the world is facing today: for example the conversion to a green economy to contrast climate changes, the impact of digitalization on the labour market and the influence of demographic changes on the welfare system.

March 7th 2016

Swedish Embassy, hosted by Ambassador Robert Rydberg

Guest Speaker: Kristina Persson, Swedish Minister of strategy and future issues.

11th February 2015 - Speakers were: Francesco Ago, Senior Partner at Studio Chiomenti, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, LUISS Law School Director and former Minister for European Affairs, Salvatore Rossi, Vice Governor and Director General of Banca D'Italia, Giovanni Sabatini, President of European Banking Federation and Director General of ABI, Marcello Sala, Deputy Vice President of Consiglio di Gestione of Banca Intesa San Paolo.

Ambassador Giovanni Castellaneta, Diplomatia President, chaired the meeting.



is pleased to invite you to the presentation of volume in honour of President Carlo A. Ciampi


The European Challenge. Reforms, growth and jobs

Chamber of Deputies - Sala della Regina

January 19th 2016, 4pm

Introduction of authors


Valerio DE LUCA
President of International Academy AISES


Distinguished Professor of Economics, Fordham University, New York



Vice Rector for the internationalization, Bocconi University




Member of Supervisory Board, European Central Bank, Frankfurt


Director General of Assonime

Eugenio SIDOLI

President and Managing Director of Philip Morris Italia

Massimo TONONI

President of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A.



Professor of Economics, Università Sorbonne, Paris


è lieta di invitare la S.V. il 24 novembre alle ore 16.00 presso la Pontificia Università Lateranense

alla Conferenza

La Sanità al tempo del Giubileo tra tecnologia e nuovo umanesimo”.


Introduce S.E. Mons. Lorenzo Leuzzi, Vescovo Incaricato della Pastorale Sanitaria, apre i lavori l’On. Beatrice Lorenzin, Ministro della Salute, e presiede Valerio De Luca, Presidente di AISES.

Interverranno: Gabriele Pelissero, Presidente della Associazione Italiana Ospedalità Privata, Kyriakoula Petropulacos, Direttore Generale Sanità e Politiche Sociali della Regione Emilia Romagna, Walter Ricciardi, Presidente dell’Istituto Superiore della Sanità. 

Modera Paolo Messa, Consigliere di Amministrazione della Rai.

Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne in cooperation with the International Academy for Social and Economic Development (AISES) Organizes the Public Lecture of

Minister Maria Elena Boschi

The Constitutional Reform in Italy: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

November 9, 2015 from 15:30 to 17:30
Salle 1, 1st floor Galerie Sufflot, Centre Panthéon, 12 place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris Registration is required at

Limited number of places available


Chair: Valerio De Luca, founder and President of AISES Academy

Introductory Remarks: Constitutional reforms and the economy

Fabrizio Coricelli, Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne

Keynote Speech: The Constitutional reform in Italy

Maria Elena Boschi, Minister for Constitutional Reforms and Relations with the Parliament


Dominique Rousseau, Co-Director Sorbonne Law School, Université Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne

General discussion


4th November - Diplomatia meeting with Claudio Descalzi, CEO of ENI S.p.A., focusing on the topic "New energy in the Mediterranean".

Alessandro Grandinetti, Senior Partner of PricewaterHouseCoopers, introduced the speech.

Amr Mostafa Kamal Helmy, Ambassador of Egypt in Rome, hosted the meeting.


Valerio De Luca, President of the International Academy AISES, will chair the Conference, and Edith Arbib Anav, Director of Interreligious Dialogue for AISES, will introduce it.

Speakers: Sen. Pier Ferdinando CASINI, President of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Rav. Riccardo Di Segni, Chief Rabbi of Rome, S.E.R. Mons. Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See, and Imam Yahya Sergio Yahe Pallavicini, Director of Interreligious Dialogue for the Roman Mosque.

Sen. Roberta Pinotti, Minister of Defence, will conclude and Paolo Messa, Director of the Center for American Studies, will be the moderator.

During the Conference, we will announce the nomination of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2015 AISES Young International Prize “Standing on the shoulders of giants”.

In 2014, the International Prize was awarded to the ECB President, Mario Draghi.