Silvia Colombo

Position: 
Head of the Italy's foreign policy Programme
Expertise: 
GCC
Gulf countries
Middle East
Mediterranean
North Africa
EU external relations

Silvia Colombo is Head of the Italy's foreign policy Programme at IAI and Senior Fellow in the Mediterranean and Middle East programme. 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.

The EU Neighbourhood and Comparative Modernisation

Lubica Debnárová, Vera Rihácková, Silvia Colombo [...]
Edinburgh, MICROCON - University of Edinburgh, January 2012, 52 p. (MERCURY E-paper ; 17)
In: Other papers/articles

Morocco's Uncertain Transition

Silvia Colombo
Barcelona, EuroMesco, 7 December 2011, 4 p. (EuroMeSCo Briefs ; 26)
In: Other papers/articles

The Challenges of State Sustainability in the Mediterranean

Silvia Colombo, Nathalie Tocci,
Roma, Nuova Cultura, September 2011, 285 p.
In: IAI Research Papers

Charting the Future Trajectory of the Muslim Brotherhood

Silvia Colombo
p. 145-148
In: The International Spectator

Syria and Lebanon: Diverging Paths of State Unsustainability

Silvia Colombo
Brussels, MedPro and Centre for European Policy Studies, June 2011, 18 p. (MEDPRO Technical Paper ; 6)
In: Other papers/articles

L'Africa mediterranea

Karim Mezran, Silvia Colombo, Saskia van Genugten,
Roma, Donzelli, 2011, xiv, 222 p. (Interventi)
In: Other papers/articles

La politica estera dell'Italia 2011

Gianni Bonvicini, Alessandro Colombo,
Bologna, Il Mulino, April 2011, 224 p.
In: La politica estera dell'Italia

Morocco at the Crossroads

Silvia Colombo
Brussels, MedPro and Centre for European Policy Studies, April 2011, 17 p. (MEDPRO Technical Paper ; 2)
In: Other papers/articles

The European Union, Civil Society and Conflict

Nathalie Tocci,
London and New York, Routledge, March 2011 (Routledge/UACES contemporary European studies ; 19)
In: Books

The Tunisian Revolution

Rym Ayadi, Silvia Colombo, Maria Cristina Paciello [...]
Brussels, MedPro and Centre for European Policy Studies, 24 January 2011, 3 p. (MEDPRO Commentary ; 1)
In: Other papers/articles