Barbara Beltrame

Vice President for International Affairs

Barbara Beltrame Giacomello is a Woman, Mother and Entrepreneur with an international background, currently Head of Communications of AFV Beltrame Group, the most important Italian player in the steel manufacturing industry.

She believes in her Country, in the future that Italy deserves and in the next generations that will turn this future into reality. These are the values that led her to be nominated Vice President of Confindustria Vicenza first with responsibility for Education and University, and recently, to be appointed as Vice President of Confindustria with the mandate for internationalization. She is also a proud member of Federmeccanica committee and President of BUSINESSMED (Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises).

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    The Geopolitical State of Affairs – What role can value-based partnerships play?


    As the world already combats the effects on the covid-19 pandemic on myriad policy areas, the war in Ukraine poses challenges both in the humanitarian realm and across the policy sphere. This crisis in particular highlights geopolitical questions regarding value-based alliances and dealing with autocratic systems. The panel on the geopolitical state of affairs aims to deal with these greater structural questions about these and other difficulties and to explore how G7 cooperation can go beyond the traditional policy areas and strive towards deeper unity when global challenges ramp up.

    Barbara Beltrame, Vice President for International Affairs, Confindustria

    Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC, President and CEO Canadian Chamber of Commerce

    Ichiro Hara, Managing Director, Keidanren

    Dominik Mutter, Security Policy Director, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

    Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, President of MEDEF, President and Founder of Notus Technologies

Overview: B7