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Amanda manages the work of Friends of Europe’s Migration and Integration programme and Asia programme. Prior to joining Friends of Europe, she worked in the Research Unit of International Crisis Group in Brussels - tracking conflicts across Africa and Asia - and as a teacher in South Korea. Amanda holds a Master of Advanced International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, where she focused her studies on conflict and crisis analysis, and a BA in linguistics from the University of Florida. In addition to her native English, she speaks German and Swahili and has also studied Spanish, Latin and Arabic. She is currently learning French.

German, English, Swahili
Programme Manager
Friends of Europe
Think Tanks
African Studies, Asian Studies, Integration, Migration, Refugees
Social Media
Projects & Publications

"EU-China investments: Europe's strategic interest" 13 November 2018 -
"Labour mobility is a boon for all: let's make it easier!" 8 October 2018 -
Panel contributions
"International Migrants Day: promoting diversity in regions" Roundtable Debate, 18 December 2018 -
"Chinese investments in Europe: comparing perceptions across Western and Central Europe" Panel Discussion, 3 October 2018 -
Key projects
"Real people, true stories: refugees for more inclusive societies" Discussion Paper, 24 October 2018 -
"My ASEM Wishlist: how Asia and Europe should really be working together" Discussion Paper, 8 October 2018 -
"Global flows: migration and security" Discussion paper, 18 December 2017 -

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