Valeria Setti is the European Commission Coordinator for the rights of the child since September 2018. In this capacity, Valeria works across Commission’s departments to help make sure that the rights of the child are considered in all relevant policies and actions. Valeria and her team are responsible for the implementation of the recently adopted EU strategy on the rights of the child.
Prior to that, Valeria worked in DG Migration and Home Affairs, coordinating the work on migrant integration as well as leading the organisation of the European Migration Forum, an annual platform for dialogue between EU institutions and civil society on the issues of migration.
Before joining the Commission, Valeria worked for Missing Children Europe, and was responsible for the expansion of the 116 000 hotlines for missing children.