Four ethical challenges for prime minister Meloni


Southern Europe

Lennart Nijenhuis,

Italy's new Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni holds the cabinet minister bell handed to her by Italy's outgoing prime minister during a handover ceremony at Palazzo Chigi in Rome on October 23th. Photo AFP, Andreas Solaro

With demographic decline as one of the key problems in Italy, the newly installed Meloni administration has its work cut out for them. The new Prime Minister of Italy sees the traditional family as the key instrument against the declining birth rate.