Silvia Colombo

Position: 
Senior fellow
Expertise: 
GCC
Gulf countries
Middle East
Mediterranean
North Africa
EU external relations

Silvia Colombo is Senior Fellow in the Mediterranean and Middle East programme at IAI. She is an expert on Middle Eastern politics and in this capacity she is working on Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, transatlantic relations in the Mediterranean and domestic and regional politics in the Arab World. Among her research interests there are also the relations between the European Union and the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). She completed a traineeship at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in London where she worked mainly on Syria and Iraq. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa (Florence Branch) and a Master's Degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She speaks Arabic fluently and has travelled extensively in the Middle Eastern region.

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

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

Italia ed Europa di fronte alla crisi libica

Silvia Colombo,
Rome, Nuova Cultura, December 2020, 105 p.
In: Books

Fostering a New Security Architecture in the Middle East

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì,
Brussels, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and Rome, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), November 2020, 310 p.
In: Books

Gli italiani e l'Unione europea

Laboratorio Analisi Politiche e Sociali (LAPS), Davide Angelucci, Pierangelo Isernia [...]
Rome, IAI, November 2020, 9 p.
In: Other papers/articles

Gli italiani e l'immigrazione

Laboratorio Analisi Politiche e Sociali (LAPS), Gianluca Piccolino, Pierangelo Isernia [...]
Rome, IAI, November 2020, 8 p.
In: Other papers/articles

Collective Security and Multilateral Engagement in the Middle East: Pathways for EU Policy

Silvia Colombo, Andrea Dessì
Rome, IAI, November 2020, 22 p.
In: IAI Papers

Multipolarismo competitivo, problemi economici e dinamiche interne: Tunisia e Algeria tra resilienza e fragilità

Dario Cristiani,
Rome, Nuova Cultura, October 2020, 47 p.
In: Quaderni IAI

Infrastructures and Power in the Middle East and North Africa

Silvia Colombo, Eduard Soler i Lecha,
Barcelona, European Institute of the Mediterranean, September 2020, 101 p. (EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study ; 17)
In: Other papers/articles

Il Libano alla prova dei fatti

Marina Calculli, Silvia Colombo
Rome, Chamber of Deputies, July 2020, 17 p.
In: Reports for Parliament

Gli italiani e la politica estera 2020

Laboratorio Analisi Politiche e Sociali (LAPS), Gianluca Piccolino, Davide Angelucci [...]
Rome, IAI, June 2020, 44 p.
In: Other papers/articles