He is from Pavia, Italy. He has a degree in International Law, EU Law and Procedural Law from the University of Pavia, and has a postgraduate degree from the Società Italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale in Roma. He has worked for the European Commission since 1996, starting at the Directorate-General for Agriculture and the Directorate-General for EU Enlargement. He began working in EU Delegations in 2004, having been Head of Cooperation at the Delegation to Ukraine, Head of Politics, Economy and Press at the Delegation to Moldova, Head of Cooperation at the Delegation to Croatia and then Head of Politics, Economy & Communication at the same Delegation. In 2013 he returned to the European Commission as a Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Neven Mimica, and in 2017 he returned once again to Delegations, this time as EU Ambassador to Paraguay. He arrived in Uruguay in September 2021. 

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    EU Ambassador to Uruguay, Paolo Berizzi
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    Ambassador Paolo Berizzi 

    Copyright: Ramiro Rodríguez Barilari 

Ambassador’s message

Welcome to our website!

Our aim is to provide precise and up to date information about the European Union, its institutions, policies and activities, as well as its relations with Uruguay and the Mercosur bloc. 

We in the European Union have been working together for over fifty years to ensure peace and prosperity, not only for the citizens of Europe, but also for people throughout the world. That is why we continue to work in cooperation with Uruguay to strengthen our ties with this country. 

We seek to increase political relations, trade and cooperation with Uruguay. 

We encourage you to use these webpages to obtain information about the different aspects of these relations. 

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