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Fernando Iglesias

WFM/IGP Executive Committee

Fernando Iglesias joined the WFM/IGP Executive Committee in 2012 as the Council Chair and has served as the Co-President since 2018.

Fernando served as a Member of Parliament in Argentina (2007-2011 and 2017-2021), the Director of the campaign for a Latin American and Caribbean Criminal Court Against Transnational Organized Crime (COPLA), and the Co-Chair of the UNPA campaign’s Parliamentary Advisory Group. He is also a founding member of Democracia Global – Movimiento por la Unión Sudamericana y el Parlamento Mundial and directs the Altiero Spinelli Chair for Regional Integration at the Consorzio Universitario Italiano per l’Argentina.

In 2011, Fernando was distinguished as Commendatore of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity for his work in the A. Spinelli Chair, awarded by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano. He was a university Professor at UCES (Theory of Globalization) and at UB (International Governability). He has specialized in the political aspects of globalization, publishing several books including Republic of the Earth, Globalizing Democracy and Global Modernity.

Fernando holds a degree in Journalism from TEA and graduated from the High-Performance Sports Program (ARD) at the University of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina). Currently he is pursuing a Master’s degree in International Relations, Europe – Latin America at the Bologna University (Italy).

Fernando is Argentine and is based in Buenos Aires.  He speaks Spanish as his native language and fluent English, French, Italian, and Portuguese.