IDM Short Insights 9 – Governmental crisis in Italy


Federica Mangiameli, Trainee at IDM, talks about the exit of Matteo Renzi, leader of the party Italia Viva, from the Italian government led by Giuseppe Conte. This opens a political crisis in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. Was it the right moment to attempt to build a stronger coalition? And, as we have seen in various countries in Central and South East Europe, do these frequent changes of government move away voters from traditional democratic institutions?