Dr. Belloni holds a Master’s degree in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Pavia (Italy) and a Diploma of Advanced European Studies from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. She is a retired Professor of European Union Law, Faculty of Political Science, at the University of Pavia (Italy).
Positions held by Dr. Mignatti include: Former Chair, NGO Committee on Migration; UN Representative, World Organization for Early Childhood Education Member of the Steering Committee “Initiative for Child Rights in the Global Compacts”, Geneva, Switzerland; and Member of the Advisory Group of the Early Childhood Development Peace Consortium (ECPC).
Dr. Mignatti has published books and articles on different aspects of the European Union integration, mainly about migration policy. Her current interests are:
- Refuge and migrant children’s right to education, mainly Early Childhood Development
- Refugee and migrant children’s rights protection
- Alternatives to administrative detention of migrant and refugee children.