Speakers

Gian Franco Terenzi

President, World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises, San Marino

• CAPTAIN REGENT (Head of State) of the Republic of San Marino: October 1987 – April 1988, October 2000 – April 2001,
April - October 2006: October 2014 – April 2015.
• Member of the Parliament of San Marino (Great and General Council) since 1978
• President of the Foreign Affairs Commission
• President of the National Group of the Republic of San Marino at the Inter-

PARLIAMENTARY UNION

• Member of the Permanent Council Commission for Finance, Budget and Planning
• Member of the Foreign Affairs Commission
• Member of the Anti-Mafia Commission
• Member of the Justice Commission
• Member of the Commission for Civil Aviation
• Mayor of the Municipality of Serravalle
• Member of the Human Rights Committee at the Inter-Parliamentary Union
• Member of the International Labour Organization (ILO) representing San Marino SMEs.
• Vice-President of WASME
• President of the International Committee for the Development of Crafts of WASME
• Official Representative of WASME for European Relations
• Representative of SMEs at UIEAPME, International Union of the European SMEs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INSTITUTIONAL MISSION

• President of WUSME – World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises
• President of San Marino – China Friendship Association
• President San Marino Confucius Institute
• Honorary President of the National Union of Craftsmen of San Marino
• Honorary President of F.A.S. - Aeronautical Federation San Marino
• Sole Administrator Mesa S.r.l.
• Sole Administrator Mesa Trade Company S.r.l.
• President of Coplas S.r.l.

PREVIOUS OFFICES

• President General of the Social Services Fund
• Member of the Board of the Bank “ Cassa di Risparmio di San Marino ”President of the Board of Auditors
• President of the National Union of Craftsmen of San Marino
• President of F.A.S. - Aeronautical Federation San Marino
• President of CESA –European Centre of Studies on Craft
• Member of the Board of Directors of the CONS (National Olympic Committee of San Marino)
• Member of the Placement Commission

GOVERNMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL MISSIONS

• Delegation for bilateral agreements between People’s Republic of China and Republic of San Marino 1991
• Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations in New York. In occasion of 59° Section of the General Assembly of
ONU – head of Delegation October 2004
• Hong Kong session of the Parlamenary Conference on the WTO Hong Kong - Capo delegazione December 2005.
• Delegation with Foreign Affairs Commission for bilateral meetings Italy – San Marino 2010
• Institutional meeting in Berlin (Germany) 2012
• Delegation for bilateral meetings between People’s Republic of China and Republic of San Marino in Beijing 2012
• Delegation for bilateral meetings on tourism between People’s Republic of China and Republic of San Marino 2015

ATTENDANCES AWARDS EDUCATION in Beijing
• 4° World Conference of Parliament Presidents at United Nations August 2015

INSTITUTUIONAL MISSION INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION
• Participation as Head of Delegation to 43 Inter- Parliamentary Assemblies 1989 – 2016

ATTENDENCE
• He officially invited and hosted the current President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping as
President of the Province of Zhejiang in the Republic of San Marino November 2003.
• 60th Anniversary of the Foundation of the People's Republic of China at the Great Hall of People in
Tienanmen Square in Beijing September 2009
• 70th Anniversary of Victory over Japan Day of World War II in Beijing (the 2015 China Victory Day parade)
September 2015
• 40° Diplomatic Relations between the People's Republic of China and the San Marino Republic in Beijing
6 May 2011
• 45° Diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and the San Marino Republic in Shanghai
8 September 2016
• Belt and Road Forum in Beijing 14/15 May 2017

AWARDS

• Gold medal for sporting merit 1996
• Honorary title and Ambassador of Friendship received in Beijing 2008
• Commander of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy 2011
• Doctor Rerum Oeconomicarum Honoris Causa – Hawaii Entreprenology University 2011
• Professor ad honorem - Beijing City University (China) 2013
• Magnolia Award – Shanghai Municipal Foreign Office 2017

EDUCATION
• Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology University of Urbino
• High School Degree in Technical and Industrial Studies Technical Institute Alberti ofi Rimini

PUBBLICATIONS
• “Handicraft and Entrepreneurship in the Republic of San Marino”, 1993
• “San Marino and the Handicraft in the renovation”, 1993
• 20° Anniversary of relations between San Marino China Association and People’s Republic of China, 2008
• My China – being finalized

Other notes
• Air plane pilot (PPL/A patent)
• Married with three children
• Date of birth 02/01/1941 | Sammarinese Nationality