Cristian Barbieri

Former EU-CIVCAP Staff

Cristian Barbieri is a former EU-CIVCAP Staff Member. This profile represents his biography at the time he worked for the project.

Cristian is a junior researcher at IAI. His research interests concern mainly internal and external security of EU and CSDP Missions. He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Luiss Guido Carli University of Rome where he graduated with full marks with a Master’s Thesis on EUPM Bosnia and EULEX Kosovo CSDP Missions in comparison. During his academic career, he was an exchange student at TU Dresden and spent a field research period in Bosnia Herzegovina and Kosovo. Prior to joining IAI, he interned at the European Police Office – EUROPOL in The Hague, at the Italian Embassy and at the EULEX Kosovo CSDP Mission in Pristina.

Articles Authored

Dual-use technologies for conflict prevention and peacebuilding (7 February 2018) - Among the instruments that can be exploited for conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities, dual-use technologies are gaining attention in scholarly and technical debates. Born as spin-offs of military projects, dual-use technologies are now developed in both the military and the civilian domain and operate in a vast number of fields, ranging from biology to security.



DL 2.4
Report on dual-use technologies

Authors: Barbieri, C., J. Berglund and Y. Arnaud
Institution: Istituto Affari Internazionali

Published: 30 January 2018

[PDF, ~1.5MB; click to access]


Work Packages


Capabilities in conflict prevention and peace-building: technology, personnel and procedures


European and international responses to conflict early response


Lessons identified, lessons learned, and best practices


Dissemination and communication

Institutional Affiliation

Istituto Affari Internazionali

IAI has a long-standing tradition in the study of European integration, institutions, political economy and foreign policy. The research team at IAI have participated in numerous EU-funded research projects (CORE, MERCURY, MICROCON) and European and transatlantic networks.