Bernardo Venturi

Position: 
Associate fellow
Expertise: 
Africa
Crisis management
Peacebuilding
CSDP
EU external relations
Sustainable development

Bernardo Venturi is Associate Fellow at IAI, where he focuses on Africa, civilian crisis management, EU external relations, peacebuilding and development. He is also Director and Co-Founder of the Agency for Peacebuilding (AP). He has 15 years of experience as a scholar and a practitioner, publishing extensively on peacebuilding, security, Africa affairs and European Union foreign policy. He consults for international organisations and NGOs and he lectures in several MA courses and international training programmes.
Bernardo obtained his PhD in 2009 from the University of Bologna, where he also held a post-doctoral research fellowship. Periods of study and research led him to the Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, to the Moldova State University, to the Oslo’s Peace Research Institute (PRIO) in Norway, to the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) and to the Sussex University in the UK. Among his past positions, he also contributed to the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) serving as Steering Committee member and he was a Lecturer for five years at the Marist College, Florence Branch Campus.

Lake Chad: Another Protracted Crisis in the Sahel or a Regional Exception?

Bernardo Venturi, Luca Barana
Rome, IAI, March 2021, 18 p.
In: IAI Papers

African Futures 2030. Free trade, peace and prosperity

Bernardo Venturi
(with Paul M. Bisca et al. ; Giovanni Faleg, ed.), Paris, European Union Institute for Security Studies, February 2021, 108 p. (Chaillot Paper ; 164)
In: Other papers/articles

Rethinking EU Leadership in the "Neighbourhood": Limits and Ambitions

Bernardo Venturi, Silvia Colombo
Rome, IAI, January 2021, 6 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

Introduction to Part III: Issues in EU-Africa Relations

Nicoletta Pirozzi, Bernardo Venturi
in Toni Haastrup, Luís Mah, Niall Duggan (eds), The Routledge Handbook of EU-Africa Relations, Abingdon/New York, Routledge, 2021, p. 133-143 (Routledge International Handbooks)
In: Other papers/articles

The Great Illusion: Security Sector Reform in the Sahel

Bernardo Venturi, Nana Alassane Toure
The International Spectator, Vol. 55, No. 4, December 2020, p. 54-68
In: The International Spectator

A New Lifeline for the G20? The Role of African and European Actors in Enhancing Its Legitimacy and Effectiveness

Luca Barana, Daniele Fattibene, Bernardo Venturi
(with Christine Hackenesch, Elizabeth Sidiropoulos) in T20 Saudi Arabia Policy Briefs, October 2020, 12 p.
In: Other papers/articles

Differentiation in ASEAN, ECOWAS and MERCOSUR: A Comparative Analysis

Bart Gaens, Bernardo Venturi, Anna Ayuso
Rome, IAI, August 2020, 18 p.
In: EU IDEA Papers

Out of the Security Deadlock: Challenges and Choices in the Sahel

Bernardo Venturi, Nana Alassane Toure
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Rome, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), June 2020, 38 p.
In: Other papers/articles

An Agenda for Europe in the World

Luca Barana, Daniele Fattibene, Asli Selin Okyay [...]
ETTG Publications, September 2019, 10 p.
In: Other papers/articles

The EU Budget for the future: views from Italy

Daniele Fattibene, Bernardo Venturi
ETTG Publications, July 2019, 6 p.
In: Other papers/articles