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Maurizio, Press Officer

Maurizio is Head of the European Parliament's Liaison Office in Milan. He is blind and has been working for the EU institutions since 2015, when he started his European career as a press officer.

His everyday work consists in dealing with different audiences of Italian citizens – media, youth, students, stakeholders, businesses – in order to raise awareness on European Parliament functioning and activity.

" I never had problems because I was disabled. I don’t feel any obstacles. If you have a positive attitude, even if people are ignorant or sceptical, if you’re keen on sharing your experience, you can break walls."