The organization

EMERGENCY is a recognised non-profit NGO

EMERGENCY was founded in Milan, Italy, in 1994.

It was recognized as an NGO in 1999 and as a UN NGO partner – Public Information Department in 2006.

Since 2015, we have been part of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) as an Associate in Special Consultative Status.

Since January 2018, we have been official partner of European Civil Protection and Humanitaria Office – ECHO.

The statute

As a charitable organisation, EMERGENCY is governed by a statute and by statutory bodies.

The statutory bodies

Members Board composed of 109 members

Board of Directors

Rossella Miccio, President
Alessandro Bertani, Vice-President
Roberta Borroni, Treasurer
Pietro Protasi, Secretary
Gino Strada, Executive Director
Diederik Bangert
Andrea Bellardinelli

Simona Bottone
Nico Colonna
Giandomenico Crespi
Paola Feo
Simonetta Gola
Roberto Lanzi
Maurizio Massaro


Stefano Pallottino
Raul Pantaleo
Pietro Parrino
Alberto Sonino
Mario Spallino
Enrico Stagni

Executive Committee

Alessandro Bertani
Roberta Borroni
Simonetta Gola

Rossella Miccio
Pietro Parrino
Pietro Protasi
Gino Strada

Arbiters Board

Antonio Giacalone

Giovanni Hoepli

Gabriele Pardo

Auditors Board

Alberto Di Fresco, Presidente

Cinzia Gipponi

Marcello Wagner


The Supervisory Board oversees the operation and the observance of the Organizational, Management and Control Model and of the Code of Ethics, as well as their updating. Its current members are Giulio Graziani (President), Angelo Caressa (Secretary) and Stefano Lagorio. You can contact the Supervisory Board by e-mail at


By adopting this Code of Conduct, EMERGENCY aims to further promote the values of humanitarian assistance, transparency and accountability on which the operational activity is based and is committed to fully respecting these provisions.


In order to ensure fairness and transparency in the conduct of our activities we have set up an Organization, Management and Control Model. We thank the Studio Associate R & P Legal – Rossotto, Colombatto & Partners for the assistance provided.

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