Organisation

Institutional area

The Dante Alighieri Society, a charity founded in 1889 and now a third sector organisation with legal personality, is a non-profit social association that promotes the Italian language and culture throughout the world. Its network in more than 80 countries around the world is powered by men and women, children and adults, Italians and foreigners who love Italy and all of its institutions, from language to culture, from history to art, from cuisine to fashion, and from design to lifestyle.

Andrea Riccardi president of the Dante Alighieri Society
President

Andrea Riccardi

Andrea Riccardi is a historian of the contemporary world and of Christianity. He has been a lecturer at the University of Bari, la Sapienza and Terza University of Rome. Founder of the Community of Sant'Egidio and President of the Dante Alighieri Society since 2015.

Vice-presidents

Supervisor
of the accounts

Central Council members

Maria Maddalena Buoninconti |Giulio Clamer |Giuseppe De Rita |Silvia Finzi |Amadeo Lombardi |Giampiero Massolo |Marco Tarquinio |Pier Luigi Vercesi |Anita Virga

Secretary-
General

General
secretary

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Alessandro Masi

General
vicesecretary

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Andrea Vincenzoni

Auditors

President: Stefano Pozzoli |Iacopo Nardini |Luca Scuriatti

Coordination Committee (pursuant to Law 411/1985)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation |Ministry of Education, University and Research: Stefano Zecchi

Scientific Council
of the PLIDA

President :Luca Serianni |Guido Benvenuto |Fabio Caon |Michele Daloiso |Pierangela Diadori |Graziano Serragiotto |Marco Mezzadri |Matteo Santipolo |Barbara Spinelli |Paolo Torresan

Bodies and governance of the
Dante Alighieri LAB Srl

Dante Alighieri Lab is a limited liability company, with the sole shareholder being the Dante Alighieri Society, which operates, as its agent, in the management of services, institutional relations and activities for the promotion of culture and the promotion of the Italian language worldwide.

The company takes care of the management of Dante.global, the digital platform of the Italian language and culture of the Dante Alighieri Society, and has among its aims the opening of branches abroad, in particular schools.

ADministrator

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Michele Canonica

General
director

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Andrea Lemma

Agreements, partners and sponsors

Acts and documents

Transparency

At this link, it is possible to access the convocations of the Shareholders' Meetings and the related documentation: Corporate obligations

Partner

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