Anna Bardolet Dilmé graduated Cum Laude in International Affairs in Vesalius College Brussels, after which she received a Master of Science degree on Violence, Conflict and Development in the School of Oriental and African Studies in the University of London and a Master on Citizenship and Human Rights in the University of Barcelona. Currently she is a researcher in the area of migrations at CIDOB where she has collaborated on various research projects including topics such as immigration in Catalonia, Spanish emigration, intra-EU mobility, the EU Visa Code, and the European Parliament Elections. At the moment she is working in the research project ‘Differentiation in the Naturalisation of Immigrants in Spain’, as well as in the administration and updating of the Spanish profile of the European Web Site on Integration.
Moussa Bourekba is researcher and project manager for SAHWA at CIDOB. He is associate professor in International Relations at Blanquerna – Ramon Llul University (Barcelona). He graduated from Sciences Po Grenoble in International Relations, specializing in “Integration and Transformations in the Mediterranean and Middle East”. Prior to joining CIDOB, he was a Junior Research Fellow at the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed, Barcelona). He also worked as a consultant for the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI, Brussels). He currently focuses on SAHWA, an EU-funded project that aims at analysing youth conditions and expectations in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region. His main areas of interest are: International Relations in the Middle East, Authoritarianism in the Arab world, political transformation processes within the MENA region and Islam in the Western countries. He speaks French, English, Spanish and Arabic.
Graduated in Humanities from the Pompeu Fabra University, she holds a Master´s in International Relations from the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). Specializing in peace and international security, she currently acts as Project Manager of the Atlantic Future’s Project – a project funded by the EU’s 7th Framework Programme. She previously served as Assistant Project Manager of the initiative “The Northern Africa Security Continuum: The Dynamics of Instability and the Search for Effective Responses” co-directed by the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and the Stimson Centre of Washington, DC. Her work experience includes acting as an assistant analyst on political and security issues at Spain’s Ministry of Defence, in the Division of Strategic and Security Issues, where she was also a Ministry representative at the European Union project about Open-Sources Intelligence (OSINT). She has collaborated with the European Council on Foreign Relations in Madrid in the publication of the “European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2014”. She has also worked in the production of a documentary for the public television in Colombia, “Jaime Garzón, Especial”, which has been awarded the India Catalina awards 2015 in Colombia for the best journalistic production of 2014. Recently she has been named a 2015-2016 Marshall Memorial Fellow by The German Marshall Fund of the United States. Her professional areas of focus include foreign policy analysis, international security and transatlantic relations.
She has a degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and a graduate from the University Ramon Llull (URL) on systemic social intervention. After several years in private business, she entered the field of socio-economic studies as a Project Manager on the third sector in the Observatori del Tercer Sector. She was later on a consultant on social services at Impuls al Benestar and a Project Manager at CIREM Foundation and UAB, where she specialized in European and international projects, with a special focus on research project funded by the European Commission (7th Framework Programme).
Graduate in Philosophy from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Master's in International Relations from CIDOB; his dissertation focused on human rights in the agreements between the EU and Turkey, his main areas of interest are: Spain's foreign relations, Euro-Mediterranean relations and Turkey's progress toward becoming an EU member, analysis of international conflicts and the United Nations system. He has participated in international missions as an electoral observer, and has acted as adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. He is the coordinator of the CIDOB International Yearbook and the Immigration in Spain Yearbook.
Graduate in Political Science, specializing in International Relations (Autonomous University of Barcelona), he has taught East Asia Studies at the Open University of Catalonia. He has been a research assistant on CIDOB's Asia Program since 2009. His main areas of interest are: comparative politics and conflict analysis, with particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. In 2014 obtained a Degree in Data Visualization from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He is member of the team involved in the Atlantic Future Project (EU funded project under the FP7 Framework). He is co-coordinator of CIDOB’s International Yearbook. Between 2004 and 2013 he was coordinator of the Asia Pacific Yearbook, a book coedited by CIDOB, Casa Asia and the Royal Elcano Institute.