Keynoting at the Conference of Parties in Madrid (COP25) in 2019


One of my many appearances on prime time Italian TV

Lorenzo in TV studios

With Pope Francis, presenting the Italian version of my book The World After GDP

Lorenzo with Pope Francis
Pope Francis discussing Lorenzo’s book


With my colleague and friend Jeffrey Sachs, discussing my decision to make Italy the first country to introduce mandatory classes on sustainable development and climate change in all schools

Lorenzo with Jeffrey Sachs


With Prince Albert of Monaco at the opening of international event for clean oceans

Lorenzo and Prince Albert


With the French First Lady at the G7 in Biarritz (France) in 2019

Lorenzo with the French First Lady


My inauguration speech at the Ministry of Education, University and Research in Rome (Italy)

Lorenzo’s inauguration speech


Shaking hands with the President of the Italian Republic on the occasion of my appointment as Minister of Education, University and Research

Lorenzo shaking hands with Italy’s president


Presenting the Italian translation of my book Gross Domestic Problem at the Italian Parliament, April 2017

Presenting my book The World After GDP at the Scottish Parliament, April 2017

With Joseph Stiglitz, keynoting at the Development and Wellbeing in Africa Forum, November 2015

Beyond GDP Stiglitz 1

Beyond GDP Stiglitz 4

With the King of the Bafokeng Nation, one of Africa’s wealthiest and most progressive communities.

With the King of the Bafokeng's Nation

With Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, bestselling authors of The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality is Better for Everyone (over 250,000 copies sold and translated into 23 languages).

With Richard and Kate

With my friend Raj Patel at the Governance Innovation Week 2015. Besides being a brilliant mind and a great public speaker, Raj is the NY Times bestselling author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and The Value of Nothing.

With Raj Patel

My meeting with the Gross National Happiness Centre, local civil society groups and political leaders in Bhutan. In this picture, I am with Bhutanese former prime minister Jigme Yoser Thinley (May 2015)

With former Bhutan prime minister

Public lecture in Heidelberg (Germany) with posters throughout the town, 14 October 2014

Photo 16

Photo 14

With Vandana Shiva at the Governance Innovation Week 2014

With Vandana Shiva

Introducing Vandana Shiva

Opening the academic year in February 2013


With Jesse Jackson, visiting our Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, in Pretoria (15 March 2013)

With Jesse Jackson


Presentation of Gross Domestic Problem at the Centre for Social Investment in Berlin (13 February 2013)

GDP presentation at CSI Berlin

Presentation of Gross Domestic Problem at the New Economics Foundation in London (5 February 2013)



Presentation of Gross Domestic Problem at Totnes Transition Town (UK) (31 January 2013)

Presentation Totnes January 2013

Presentation of Gross Domestic Problem at the Ecologic Institute, Berlin (21 January 2013)

Presentation at Ecologic January 2013

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