Biography

Luciano Emilio Caveri was born in Aosta on 25th December 1958. At present he lives in Saint-Vincent in Valle d'Aosta Region.
He has three children: Laurent, Eugénie and Alexis.
After his school living certification (Liceo classico) he took a degree in Political Sciences.
He is professional journalist since 1980.

JOURNALIST CAREER

1977
he collaborates with a little private radio in Valle d'Aosta Region, Radio Saint-Vincent
1978
he works in Turin for Radio Reporter
he wins the youth section of Premio Saint-Vincent di Giornalismo (Saint -Vincent Prize of Journalism)
1979
he works for the television channel Radio Televisione Valle d'Aosta (RTA)
1980
he’s employed by the Radiotelevisione Italiana (the Italian public television). At the moment he is temporarily relived for political mandate

1983 - 1987
Director of Le Réveil Social, journal of the Union Syndicat Autonome Valdôtain des Travailleurs (Valle d’Aosta Autonomous Union of Workers)
1998 - 2008
Director of Le Peuple Valdôtain, weekly journal of Union Valdôtaine party
1987 - 1991
President of Associazione Stampa Valdostana (Valle d’Aosta Press Association)

At present:
- He is member of the Association des Journalistes francophones (French – speaking Journalists Association)
- He conducts the radio program www.caveri.it for the Top Italia Radio (TIR)


POLITICAL CAREER

Member of Union Valdôtaine party since his youth, he started his political career in the youth organisation of the party called Jeunesse Valdôtaine


1987 – 2001
Member of the Italian Parliament (Chamber of Deputies)
elected in representation of Valle d’Aosta Region
(X-XI-XII-XIII legislatures)

- Secretary of the Chamber of Deputies
- President and Secretary of the mixed Group
- Vice President of the Bicameral Commission for the Administrative Reform
- Member of the Committees: Constitutional Affairs; Transports and Communications; Agriculture; Finances and Budget; Bicameral for the Institutional Reforms; Vigilance of RAI; Bicameral for the Regional Issues
- In charge of the bilateral section Italy-France of the Interparliamentary Group
- Founder and President of the Group Amici della montagna (Friends of Mountains) of the Parliament
- Founder and member of the Group AVIS (donors of blood) and of the Group AIDO (donors of organs) of the Chamber of Deputies


1999 – 2000
Deputy Minister of the Italian Government


2000 – 2003
European Deputy
(5th Parliamentary term)

- Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party (ELDR)
- Member of the Committees: Employment and Social Affairs; Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
- Delegation for relations with the countries of South America and MERCOSUR

2000 – 2002 President of the European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Areas (AEM)
2000 – 2001 President of the Consulta Stato - Regioni dell’Arco Alpino (Council State-Regions of the Alpine Arc)
2001 – 2003 Vice President of the Groupe des Parlementaires Francophones (Group of French-speaking Deputies) of the European Parliament
2001 – 2002 President of the Italian Committee for the International Year of Mountains 2002


2002 – 2003
Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism

- Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
- Delegation to the EU-Slovenia Joint Parliamentary Committee

2002 – 2003 Vice President of the Association of Mountain Population of the World


2003 – 2005
County Councillor for Tourism, Sport, Commerce, Transports and European Affair
of Valle d’Aosta Region
(XII legislature)

2003 – 2005 Member of the Committee of Regions (III Legislature)
- Member of the Committees: Instruction and Culture (EDUC); Sustainable Development (DEVE)
2003 – 2005 Member of the Conference of the Local and Regional Powers of the Council of Europe
2004 – 2008 Expert Member of the Comité de Massif – Alpes (Committee Alps – Massif)


2005 – 2008
President of Valle d’Aosta Region
(XII legislature)

- Coordinator of the Political Commission for mountain (Commission for institutional Affairs) of the Conference of Regions and autonomous provinces
- President of the Consulta Stato - Regioni dell’Arco Alpino (Council State-Regions of the Alpine Arc) as representative of the Conference of Regions and autonomous provinces
- Spokesman of the European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Areas (AEM)
- AEM observer at the Alps Convention
- First President of the Euroregion Alps - Mediterranean constituted in Bard, in Valle d’Aosta Region, on 18th July 2007
- Vice President of the Association Internationale des Régions Francophones (International Association of French – Speaking Regions - AIRF)
- Interim County Councillor for Instruction and Culture from 11th May 2006 to 26th July 2006
- Interim County Councillor for Health and Social Policies from 15th May 2008 to 30th June 2008


Since July 2008
Member of the regional Assembly of Valle d’Aosta Region
(XIII legislature)

Member of the Permanent Committees: I^ Institutions and Autonomy; II^ General Affairs

Since 2006
- Member of the Committee of Regions (IV legislature)
- Member of the Committees: Instruction and Culture (EDUC); Territorial Cohesion Policy (COTER).
Since 2005
- Member of the Conference of the Local and regional Powers of the Council of Europe
- Representative of the Chamber of Regions
- Member of the Institutional Commission
- Member of the working-group Regions with legislative powers
Since 2008
- Expert Member of the Comité de Massif – Alpes (Committee Alps - Massif)
- Member of European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Areas (AEM)
- Member of the Joint Committee State-Region (Italy-Valle d’Aosta Region)


OTHER ACTIVITIES

2000 - 2003
University Professor of Administrative Law – University of Turin

1997 – 2003
President of Fondazione Trofeo Mezzalama (Mezzalama Trophy Foundation)


PUBLICATIONS

1998
La Vallée d'Aoste de A à Z
by Luciano Caveri
Printed by Musumeci editore

2001
L'Europa e la Montagna – Collana Di Monte in Monte
by Luciano Caveri
Printed by Tararà edizioni

2002
Montagne d'Italia
Member of the editorial Committee and author of the preface
Printed by De Agostini

2003
Le Calepin – Volume I
by Luciano Caveri
Printed by Arti Grafiche E. Duc

2008
Le Calepin – Volume II
by Luciano Caveri
Printed by Arti Grafiche E. Duc


DECORATIONS

- 3rd July 2004: he received from Slovenian Consul, Zorko Pelikan, the decoration Order of Freedom Honour of the Slovenian Republic;
- 17th July 2004: he received from the Minister for the Foreign Affairs of the French Republic, Michel Barnier, the decoration Chevalier of the Légion d' Honneur.

Registrazione Tribunale di Aosta n.2/2018 | Direttore responsabile Mara Ghidinelli | © 2008-2020 Luciano Caveri