Federica Mogherini has been serving as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and as Vice-President of the European Commission since November 2014. From February to October 2014, she was Italy's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the centre-left Cabinet of Matteo Renzi.
She was a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committees of the Chamber of Deputies and the President of the Italian Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. Federica Mogherini has been active in promoting nuclear disarmament in the Italian parliament, including a successfully adopted resolution supporting the nuclear disarmament visions and plans of President Obama and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. She is a member of the Italian Democratic Party and the Party of European Socialists.