Position 
Research Trainee
Phone 
32 50 47 13 04
Nationality 
Italy
At UNU-CRIS 
26/02/2018 to 25/05/2018
Biographical Statement 

Luca Spinosa is currently in the final year of his Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences and International Relations at the University of Pavia; he is writing his Bachelor thesis which focus is on the Chinese “Belt and Road Initiative”. He has obtained an Erasmus+ scholarship for a three-months traineeship at UNU-CRIS.

Luca is co-founder of MUN Club UniPV, an informal, apolitical student association inside the University of Pavia which aims to replicate and give a deeper understanding about the UN committees. He has also participated in the Autumn School “Sustainable Europe: Policy Proposals and Indicators” organized by the University of Bochum, in which he has specifically worked on the 4th Industrial Revolution topic together with students from University of Bochum, Ghent University and University of Castilla-La Mancha. Luca also worked as a Senior Volunteer for Save the Children during Expo Milan 2015, cooperating with that NGO also in other occasions and events during 2016.

At UNU-CRIS Luca will work under the supervision of Professor Glenn Rayp and Ewout Ramon until the end of May.