Lorenzo joined EPLO in July 2017 to coordinate its work on peace, development and security, and to help promote the further integration of peacebuilding into EU development policy, programmes and approaches. He also coordinates EPLO’s work on EU – Africa relations and the Academic Friends of EPLO network.
Prior to joining EPLO, he worked as a Research Fellow for the Fund for Scientific Research – FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS), focusing on the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy as well as on EU policies and initiatives involving the linking of security and development objectives.
Lorenzo has a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), where he is also completing a PhD thesis on the EU’s external action and comprehensive/integrated approach.
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