Draghi: Seven key quotes from the new Italian PM’s first speech

Draghi: Seven key quotes from the new Italian PM’s first speech

Italy's new prime minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday morning made his first address to the Senate since taking office, outlining plans for managing the pandemic and rebuilding the economy. Here are some of the most notable quotes from his speech.

Italy’s ‘Super Mario’ Draghi wins confidence vote for new government

Italy’s ‘Super Mario’ Draghi wins confidence vote for new government

Italy’s new PM Draghi to unveil plan to rescue Italy from virus crisis

Italy’s new PM Draghi to unveil plan to rescue Italy from virus crisis

How will Italy’s Covid-19 strategy change under the new government?

How will Italy’s Covid-19 strategy change under the new government?

PROFILE: Who is new Italian prime minister Mario Draghi?

PROFILE: Who is new Italian prime minister Mario Draghi?

The three biggest issues facing Italy’s new government

The three biggest issues facing Italy’s new government

Mario Draghi sworn in as Italy’s prime minister

Mario Draghi sworn in as Italy’s prime minister

These are Italy’s new ministers under Mario Draghi

These are Italy’s new ministers under Mario Draghi

EXPLAINED: When will Italy get a new government?

EXPLAINED: When will Italy get a new government?

Mario Draghi wins political support to become Italy’s new PM

Mario Draghi wins political support to become Italy’s new PM

Italy’s Renzi wants ex-ECB boss Draghi to become prime minister: report

Italy’s Renzi wants ex-ECB boss Draghi to become prime minister: report

Why do Italy’s governments collapse so often?
FOR MEMBERS

Why do Italy’s governments collapse so often?

Nearly half of all Italian voters want Giuseppe Conte to remain PM, poll finds

Nearly half of all Italian voters want Giuseppe Conte to remain PM, poll finds

Italy’s president opens talks on new government after PM quits

Italy’s president opens talks on new government after PM quits

EXPLAINED: Why has Italy’s prime minister resigned and what happens now?

EXPLAINED: Why has Italy’s prime minister resigned and what happens now?

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte resigns amid political crisis

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte resigns amid political crisis

PROFILE: Italy’s Giuseppe Conte, from ‘populist puppet’ to political survivor

PROFILE: Italy’s Giuseppe Conte, from ‘populist puppet’ to political survivor

ANALYSIS: Italy’s government survives, but for how long?

ANALYSIS: Italy’s government survives, but for how long?

Political crisis: Italian PM Conte makes last-ditch bid to save government

Political crisis: Italian PM Conte makes last-ditch bid to save government

Italy’s political crisis: Why now, and what happens next?

Italy’s political crisis: Why now, and what happens next?

It’s official: Italy’s new government gets final green light from senate

It’s official: Italy’s new government gets final green light from senate

Italy’s new government faces first confidence vote amid protests

Italy’s new government faces first confidence vote amid protests

How will Italy’s new government approach immigration?

How will Italy’s new government approach immigration?

Italy swears in its new pro-European coalition government

Italy swears in its new pro-European coalition government

Who is Roberto Gualtieri, the Brussels insider in charge of Italy’s precarious economy?

Who is Roberto Gualtieri, the Brussels insider in charge of Italy’s precarious economy?

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Italy’s new coalition government to be sworn in on Thursday

Italy’s new coalition government to be sworn in on Thursday

ANALYSIS: Why Italy’s Democratic Party is betting its future on an unlikely coalition

ANALYSIS: Why Italy’s Democratic Party is betting its future on an unlikely coalition

Italy poised for last-ditch talks to form new government

Italy poised for last-ditch talks to form new government

Talks to form new Italy coalition ‘positive’

Talks to form new Italy coalition ‘positive’

Italy’s coalition government is one year old, but how much longer can it survive?

Italy’s coalition government is one year old, but how much longer can it survive?

Italian PM sacks Salvini ally suspected of corruption and mafia ties

Italian PM sacks Salvini ally suspected of corruption and mafia ties

Who’s running the circus? A illustrated guide to Italy’s government

Who’s running the circus? A illustrated guide to Italy’s government

Italy’s Europe minister will quit to head stock exchange watchdog

Italy’s Europe minister will quit to head stock exchange watchdog

ANALYSIS: How Matteo Salvini dominated the Italian government’s first 100 days

ANALYSIS: How Matteo Salvini dominated the Italian government’s first 100 days

Teaching association insists parents abide by current vaccination law

Teaching association insists parents abide by current vaccination law

Italy’s new government wins parliament’s vote of confidence

Italy’s new government wins parliament’s vote of confidence

Italy’s new prime minister makes his first speech

Italy’s new prime minister makes his first speech

Giovanni Tria, Italy’s pro-euro finance minister

Giovanni Tria, Italy’s pro-euro finance minister

Italy’s new government, by the numbers

Italy’s new government, by the numbers

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Here is Italy’s new cabinet in full

Italy swears in first fully populist government

Italy swears in first fully populist government

What’s next for Italy as populists take power?

What’s next for Italy as populists take power?

Italy political crisis: Populist government gets a second chance

Italy political crisis: Populist government gets a second chance

What does Italy’s constitution have to say about its political crisis?

What does Italy’s constitution have to say about its political crisis?

What’s next for Italy after proposed populist government collapses?

What’s next for Italy after proposed populist government collapses?

RECAP: Italy’s three months of political crisis

RECAP: Italy’s three months of political crisis

Paolo Savona, the eurosceptic to oversee Italy’s relations with Europe

Paolo Savona, the eurosceptic to oversee Italy’s relations with Europe

Italy’s PM nominee in consultations to finalize cabinet

Italy’s PM nominee in consultations to finalize cabinet

Giuseppe Conte is the nominee for Italy’s new prime minister

Giuseppe Conte is the nominee for Italy’s new prime minister

Italy’s voters give their verdict on new government programme

Italy’s voters give their verdict on new government programme

Italian parties say they have agreed on a nominee for prime minister

Italian parties say they have agreed on a nominee for prime minister

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

France warns Italy against breaking EU commitments

Italy awaits PM nominee after populists unveil government programme

Italy awaits PM nominee after populists unveil government programme

Here are the key proposals from the M5S-League government programme

Here are the key proposals from the M5S-League government programme

M5S unveils programme for Italy’s ‘government of change’

M5S unveils programme for Italy’s ‘government of change’

What will Italy’s next government mean for its mountain of debt?

What will Italy’s next government mean for its mountain of debt?

M5S and League agree contract for Italy’s ‘government of change’

M5S and League agree contract for Italy’s ‘government of change’

Leak reveals League and Five Star Movement’s radical plans for Italy

Leak reveals League and Five Star Movement’s radical plans for Italy

New Italian government put on hold as ‘key issues’ remain unresolved

New Italian government put on hold as ‘key issues’ remain unresolved

Italy’s League and M5S set to announce their government programme

Italy’s League and M5S set to announce their government programme

Italy could have a government by Monday

Italy could have a government by Monday

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

What’s stopping Italy’s two leading parties from forming a government?

Italy takes ‘big steps’ towards forming a government

Italy takes ‘big steps’ towards forming a government

Italy’s parties given 24 hours for make-or-break coalition talks

Italy’s parties given 24 hours for make-or-break coalition talks

Italy’s choice: ‘neutral’ government or snap elections

Italy’s choice: ‘neutral’ government or snap elections

Italy might hold new elections in July

Italy might hold new elections in July

Italy’s Five Star Movement ‘explores’ coalition with centre-left

Italy’s Five Star Movement ‘explores’ coalition with centre-left

Italy’s president calls for ‘urgent’ solution to political stalemate

Italy’s president calls for ‘urgent’ solution to political stalemate

Italy government talks fail to break deadlock

Italy government talks fail to break deadlock

Italy’s political heavyweights dig in heels at government talks

Italy’s political heavyweights dig in heels at government talks

Italy’s far-right and Five Star Movement jostle to govern

Italy’s far-right and Five Star Movement jostle to govern

It’s official: Italy kicks off its search for a new government

It’s official: Italy kicks off its search for a new government

What to expect from Italy’s government talks

What to expect from Italy’s government talks

Italy president to start talks on government creation

Italy president to start talks on government creation

Rome stumps up more Alitalia cash, extends sale deadline

Rome stumps up more Alitalia cash, extends sale deadline

Italy parliament approves new government

Italy parliament approves new government

Italy to fire the starting pistol on election campaign

Italy to fire the starting pistol on election campaign

Italy ‘optimistic’ as new cabinet sworn in

Italy ‘optimistic’ as new cabinet sworn in

Meet the key figures in Italy’s new government

Meet the key figures in Italy’s new government

Battle over early elections grips Italy in limbo

Battle over early elections grips Italy in limbo

No, Italy’s referendum is not the same as Trump or Brexit

No, Italy’s referendum is not the same as Trump or Brexit

How Matteo Renzi fell as swiftly as he rose

How Matteo Renzi fell as swiftly as he rose

Italian referendum: What happens now?

Italian referendum: What happens now?

Italy’s Fertility Day campaign slammed as ‘racist’

Italy’s Fertility Day campaign slammed as ‘racist’

Work-shy cop caught clocking in before going fishing

Work-shy cop caught clocking in before going fishing

Italy’s civil unions bill gets put to a final confidence vote

Italy’s civil unions bill gets put to a final confidence vote

Italy dissolves northern town council infiltrated by mafia

Italy dissolves northern town council infiltrated by mafia

Italy-Egypt friendship on line as slain student is buried

Italy-Egypt friendship on line as slain student is buried

Here’s what Italians think of the gay unions bill

Here’s what Italians think of the gay unions bill

Italy party pushes to cut ‘tampon tax’

Italy party pushes to cut ‘tampon tax’

Italy’s doctors to strike against budget cuts

Italy’s doctors to strike against budget cuts

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi

Senate to vote on own demise in coup for Renzi

Capri port on Italian government’s sell-off list

Capri port on Italian government’s sell-off list

Italy to spend €1.3 billion on flood defences

Italy to spend €1.3 billion on flood defences

Italian MPs to lose lavish travel perks

Italian MPs to lose lavish travel perks

Italy’s anti-establishment party ‘ready to govern’

Italy’s anti-establishment party ‘ready to govern’

Millions of Italians to get €500 pension rebate

Millions of Italians to get €500 pension rebate

Italy approves radical new electoral law

Italy approves radical new electoral law

Renzi wins first electoral law confidence vote

Renzi wins first electoral law confidence vote

Italy set to approve €10bn in spending cuts

Italy set to approve €10bn in spending cuts

Minister quits over public works corruption

Minister quits over public works corruption

Wiretaps deepen cabinet crisis over kickbacks

Wiretaps deepen cabinet crisis over kickbacks

State of emergency over Italy bad weather

State of emergency over Italy bad weather

Italy moves to transform national TV

Italy moves to transform national TV

Italy’s cabinet green-lights school reform bill

Italy’s cabinet green-lights school reform bill

Italy’s defence ministry sells BMWs on eBay

Italy’s defence ministry sells BMWs on eBay

Italy raises €2.2bn in sale of Enel stake

Italy raises €2.2bn in sale of Enel stake

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Italy’s Senate green-lights new electoral law

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted artefacts

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted artefacts

eBay users snub Italy’s luxury official cars

eBay users snub Italy’s luxury official cars

Renzi wins: Senate agrees to neuter itself

Renzi wins: Senate agrees to neuter itself

Italian fire-fighting jets to combat Libya oil inferno

Italian fire-fighting jets to combat Libya oil inferno

Electrolux strikes deal to save 1,200 jobs in Italy

Electrolux strikes deal to save 1,200 jobs in Italy

Italian government fails to flog Maseratis on eBay

Italian government fails to flog Maseratis on eBay

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Italy gives go-ahead for radical Senate shake-up

Renzi calls for ‘radical change’ in Italy

Renzi calls for ‘radical change’ in Italy

Renzi in last-minute haggle over new cabinet

Renzi in last-minute haggle over new cabinet

Government HQ shooter jailed for 16 years

Government HQ shooter jailed for 16 years

Italy to sell post office stake in bid to raise cash

Italy to sell post office stake in bid to raise cash

Italy pledges €800m to fight poverty in 2014

Italy pledges €800m to fight poverty in 2014

Italy backs ‘Google tax’ in 2014 budget

Italy backs ‘Google tax’ in 2014 budget

Italy adopts 2014 budget to tackle social crisis

Italy adopts 2014 budget to tackle social crisis

Italy unveils draft budget to spark growth

Italy unveils draft budget to spark growth

Berlusconi warns against ‘traitors’ in his ranks

Berlusconi warns against ‘traitors’ in his ranks

Berlusconi: Don’t blame me if cabinet collapses

Berlusconi: Don’t blame me if cabinet collapses

Letta cuts plane trips in bid to trim costs

Letta cuts plane trips in bid to trim costs

Berlusconi trial will not impact coalition: PM

Berlusconi trial will not impact coalition: PM

Italy calls Turkey protests a ‘serious test’ in EU bid

Italy calls Turkey protests a ‘serious test’ in EU bid

High-profile mafia trial opens in Sicily

High-profile mafia trial opens in Sicily

Italy must pursue ‘responsible’ budget policy: EU official

Italy must pursue ‘responsible’ budget policy: EU official

Confidence in Italy’s prime minister plummets

Confidence in Italy’s prime minister plummets