Tommaso Ripani

Former Intern, Communications & Events

Tommaso joined The Hague Institute in September 2014 and he is the intern of the Communications Team.

He holds a Master’s Degree in European Studies with a specialisation in European politics from the Free University of Brussels (ULB), where he wrote a philosophical dissertation analysing the concept of Linguistic Justice under the framework of the European Union. He previously studied at the University of Trieste and at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Bordeaux, in France. Throughout his studies, he participated in several experiences such as negotiation simulations, summer schools and intercultural youth exchange programmes.

Prior to joining The Hague Institute as a Communications & Events intern, Tommaso undertook other internship experiences in Brussels, where he grew passionate about communications and campaigning. Recently, he has worked as a Communications assistant in the Italian section of the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC). During his previous experiences in the non-profit sector, he was involved in the campaign for the launch of a report aimed at raising awareness on Human Trafficking in the Sinai and he worked for an Italian organisation promoting Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law.

Besides Italian and English, Tommaso speaks also fluent French and basic German and Spanish.