Cristian Barbieri 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.
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
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.