Luca Attanasio Journalist, Writer, Teacher
Luca Attanasio is a quintessential journalist who collaborates with a wide range of partners such as Domani, Atlante Geopolitico Treccani, Fides News Agency, Confronti, to address matters of geopolitics. Mr. Attanasio focuses on Countries in Africa and the Middle East, specifically issues of forced migrations, conflicts, environmental concerns among others. An expert in geopolitics, Africa and the Middle East, Environmental issues/Global warming, and Vaticanism, he has worked for the Vatican Insider (La Stampa) and Vatican Radio, social issues and geopolitics for La Repubblica and Famiglia Cristiana, and as an expert in interreligious and intercultural dialogue for the magazines Jesus and Credere
Mr. Attanasio has carried out innumerable investigations on diverse topics such as displaced people, asylum seekers, conflict, exploitation of labor forces especially minors, as a reporter and war correspondent in Sub-Saharan Africa, MENA, and South-East Asia for numerous media outlets. He has worked as a teacher of Geopolitics at the “Peace Building Management” at the Pontificia Università Teologica San Bonaventura (Serafico), and at the University Roma 3, Faculty of Political Sciences.
Among his most renowned publications are: “Guerra e pace in Irlanda del Nord” (2001) and “Se questa è una donna” (2012) for which he was awarded the Cenacolo Del Serafico prize, Libera Resistenza, Mincione Edizioni, March 2017, a novel based on the real story of a Resistant woman fighting against nazi-fascism in the north of Italy between 1943 and 1945) and Il Bagaglio. Migranti minori non accompagnati: il fenomeno in Italia, i numeri, le storie Albeggi Edizioni, an essay on the phenomenon of the unaccompanied minor migrants (first edition Jan 2016, second edition, with foreword by Roberto Saviano, Sept 2018), winner of the prize Rosa dell’Umbria, October 2017.