New Visiting Fellow
Let us introduce Michael Eric Lambert, the new Think Visegrad Visiting Fellow who will stay with us from 1 September!
Michael Eric Lambert received a Ph.D. in History of Europe & International Relations from Sorbonne University (France). He is in charge of the Black Sea Institute (former-Caucasus Initiative), a new independent and unaligned European Policy Center with the mission to analyze contemporary issues related to de facto states and the Black Sea area. Prior to that, Michael conducted some research on EU's soft power at the French Ministry of Defence (IRSEM) and at the University of Ottawa (Canada).
Think Visegrad – V4 Think Tank Platform is a network for structured dialog on issues of strategic regional importance. The network analyzes key issues for the Visegrad Group (V4), and provides recommendations to the governments of V4 countries, the annual presidencies of the group, and the International Visegrad Fund. Think Visegrad covers thematic priorities of V4 including energy security, V4’s internal cohesion, EU institutions and politics, the Western Balkans, relations with Eastern Partnership countries, development assistance, hard security, environmental protection, Roma-related issues, migration, transport, etc.