Emma Bonino (born 9 March 1948 in Bra) is an Italian politician. She is currently a Senator for Rome.
She recently served as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Previously, she was a member of the European Parliament and a member of the Italian Senate. She served in the government of Italy as minister of international trade from 2006 to 2008.
She is a leading member of the Italian Radicals, a political party which describes itself “liberale, liberista e libertario” (where liberista denotes economic liberalism and libertario a form of cultural liberalism concerning moral issues, with some ideological connection with historical left-libertarianism).
She graduated in modern languages and literature from Bocconi University in Milan in 1972.
A veteran legislator in Italian politics and an activist for various reform policies, she was elected six times as deputy and two times as senator.
She was the leader of More Europe, a liberal, european federalist party list she announced on December 2017, in the 2018 Italian general election.