JUDr. Lívia Benko, M.A.

AIES Research Fellow

JUDr. Lívia Benko, M.A. obtained her master's degree in Law at the Paneuropean University in Bratislava, where she further continued with her doctoral studies. In 2016, Mrs. Benko finished her Doctorate in Criminal law focusing on the topic: "The Right to a Fair Trial in Criminal Proceedings". Simultaneously, she finished the Master´s Programme of European Studies-Management of EU Projects at the University of Eisenstadt.

Mrs. Benko successfully completed diverse internships, at the United Nations Development Programme in Bratislava and at the Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management- National Defence Academy in Vienna.

Mrs. Benko has been working as a Research Fellow at AIES since 2016. Her areas of interest are foreign policy in Central Europe (in particular in the Visegrad countries), migration and NATO.

Mrs. Benko is the author of several publications focusing on the aforementioned fields of expertise. She co-authored in regard to an article published by the Martens Centre-European View volume titled: "The impact of demographic developments in Africa on Europe".