Francesc Fàbregues y Oriol Farrés (coords.)
Eduard Soler i Lecha is a Senior Research Fellow at CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs). Between 2016 and 2019, he was scientific coordinator of MENARA, a European project on geopolitical shifts in the Middle East and North Africa. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Dr. Soler i Lecha is a political scientist and a part-time lecturer in International Relations at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals and at Ramon Llull-Blanquerna University. From 2013 to 2017 he lead the El Hiwar project on Euro-Arab diplomacy at the College of Europe (Bruges) and in 2010 he was seconded to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an advisor in the Direction General for the Mediterranean, the Maghreb and the Middle East. He has also advised in several occasions the Catalan government and the Barcelona local governments on Euro-Mediterranean affairs. His main areas of expertise are: Euro-Mediterranean relations, Turkey’s foreign and domestic politics, North African and Middle Eastern political dynamics, Spain's Mediterranean policy and security cooperation in the Mediterranean. He is a member of the Observatory of European Foreign Policy, FIMAM (the Spanish network of researchers working on Arab and Muslim studies), EuroMeSCo and the advisory boards of Mediterranean Politics and IEMed’s Mediterranean Yearbook.
Francesc Fàbregues y Oriol Farrés (coords.)
Moussa Bourekba (coord.), Ana Ballesteros, Pol Bargués, Carme Colomina and Eduard Soler i Lecha
Eduard Soler i Lecha, Senior Research Fellow, CIDOB and Martina Valls, Research Assistant, CIDOB.
Eduard Soler i Lecha, investigador sénior, CIDOB (ed.)
Haizam Amirah-Fernández, Carmen Descamps and Eduard Soler i Lecha (Eds.)
Eduard Soler i Lecha, Senior Research Fellow, CIDOB
Eduard Soler i Lecha, Senior Research Fellow, CIDOB and Daniela Huber, Head of the Mediterranean and Middle East Programme, IAI
The SAHWA Project is a FP-7 interdisciplinary collaborative research project led by the Barcelona Center for International Affairs (CIDOB) and co-financed by the European Commission as part of its Research Framework Programme.
The Sources of Tension in Afghanistan & Pakistan: Regional Perspectives policy research project (2011-2014*) explores the main sources of tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan and regional actors’ roles in relation to these.
El proyecto investigó cómo las fuerzas multilaterales pueden ayudar a la UE con sus objetivos, es decir, cómo la multilateral puede complementar l
The MENARA Project analyses the drivers of change for the regional order in the Middle East and North Africa and the implications of those geopolitical shifts for Europe.
CIDOB participates as a partner in a project that will analyse the Future of EU-Turkey relations
CIDOB participates as a partner in Med-Reset, a project that aims to re-invigorating the partnership between the two shores of the Mediterranean
VIADUCT’s promotes research, teaching and policy dialogue on EU-Turkey relations
This project studies the past, present and future of differentiated integration models in the European Union’s governance with the aim of facilitating policy-making, problem solving and policy implementation in the EU.
EU-LISTCO investigates under which conditions ALS/CO (Areas of Limited Statehood)/(Contested Orders) deteriorate into governance breakdown and violent conflict, turning risks into security threats for Europe.The project also looks into how the preparedness of the EU and its member states can be strengthened to anticipate, prevent, and respond to threats of governance breakdown and violent conflict and to foster resilience in ALS/CO.
El proyecto analiza las relaciones interregionales en la Cuenca Atlántica como un escenario central de la globalización y un microcosmos de tendencias globales clave.
This initiative presents alternative scenarios for Euro-Mediterranean relations and highlights the need to strengthen cooperative relations between the EU and its southern neighbours.
The project will analyse how intra-EU contestation, regional fragmentation and multipolar competition affect the capacity of the EU to set foreign and security policy objectives and generate and integrate diplomatic, military, economic and other sectorial capabilities to handle conflicts, crises and relations with external players