Valenza, Domenico

Position 
Visiting Researcher
Phone 
32 50 47 12 05
Nationality 
Italy
At UNU-CRIS 
12/06/2017
Biographical Statement 

Domenico holds an MA in European Studies from Université Paris 8 Saint Denis and Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and an MSc in “Russia in Global Systems” from King’s College London (KCL).

During his visiting period, Domenico analyses EU and Russia cultural diplomacy attempts in Central Asia, within the framework of the EU-funded project ‘European Leadership in Cultural, Science and Innovation Diplomacy’ (EL-CSID).

Domenico is currently Academic Assistant at the College of Europe in the European general studies programme. Prior to joining the College, he worked at No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ) as Gender and Human Rights Program Assistant in Brussels and Dakar, Senegal. His mother tongue is Italian, he is fluent in English and French and has an intermediate knowledge of Russian.

His main research interests include Russia’s foreign policy, EU-Russia relations, NATO-Russia relations, and the EU neighbourhood policy.