Brando Benifei is an Italian MEP serving his second term and is the Head of Delegation of Partito Democratico in the European parliament. He is active on youth policies, digitalisation and rights of persons with disabilities.
His main fields of activity have been youth employment and ban on unpaid internship (thanks to the commitment of the Youth Intergroup and its campaign, the European Parliament set new rules that prohibit internal unpaid internship from the beginning of current term), quality framework for traineeships and digital skills on one side; accessibility, tackling multiple discriminations, deinstitutionalization of people with disabilities and inclusive education for all on the other side.
Nowadays, his main legislative work is on Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence as Member of the EP Committee on Internal Market and Consumers Protection, Employment and Social Affairs, and Constitutional Affairs. He is member of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age and has recently been appointed Rapporteur for the Artificial Intelligence Act in the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO)