Thea Restovin holds a Double Master’s degree in International Relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and LUISS Guido Carli University, and wrote her final thesis on “The role of EU and Russian Civil Society Organizations in the Global Governance.” She has previously concluded a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science during which she has participated in the Erasmus program in Maastricht. In the past, she has worked in the Department of Civil Liberties and Immigration of the Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs as an intern. Her research interests are the role of civil society in global governance, EU-Russia relations, Russian foreign policy, human rights, and migration issues. At the Budapest Centre she conducts research on mass atrocities prevention, migration issues, and European Foreign Policies.
The Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities wishes her good luck for the new internship experience.