Bernardo Venturi 

Bernardo Venturi  is a researcher at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), where he focuses on EU civilian crisis management, CFSP/CSDP, peacebuilding, development and African affairs. He holds a Ph.D. at the University of Bologna and he worked for different think-tanks, universities and NGOs. Among his jobs, he is a co-founder of the Agency for Peacebuilding (AP), he was Director of Centro Studi Difesa Civile (CSDC) and an elected member of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) steering committee. Periods of research led him to the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to the Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) and to the Moldova State University.