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".
Sinophone organisierte vom 20. bis 21. März 2019 in der Tschechischen Republik die internationale Konferenz „Wirtschaftliche und strategische Auswirkungen der 'Belt and Road'-Initiative (BRI) für Mittelosteuropa, Zentral- und Südostasien“.
Three Seas Initiative – Mapping National Perspectives. Editors: Andris Sprūds, Mārtiņš Vargulis, Latvian Institute of International Affairs 2022.
Lívia Benko: The rapid reactions of the Central European countries to the war in Ukraine, AIES Fokus 3/2022
Velina Tchakarova, Livia Benko: The Three Seas Initiative as a Geopolitical Approach and Austria's role, AIES Fokus 11/2021
Lívia Benko: The battle for the compliance with the rule of law in the European Union is not over yet, AIES Fokus 5/2021
Velina Tchakarova, Michael Zinkanell, Livia Benko, Katrin Süss, Sofia Maria Satanakis, Christoph Schwarz: EU-Trends in 2021, AIES Fokus 1/2021
Lívia Benko: What would the possible change in the US leadership mean for the Central European countries? AIES Fokus 12/2020
Lívia Benková: Development Aid, Migration and Conditionality – The Case of the Marshall Plan with Africa, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies Policy Brief Analyses, May 2020
Lívia Benková: Hungary-Orbán's project towards "illiberal democracy", AIES Fokus 2/2019
Livia Benkova, Apolonija Rihtarić, Velina Tchakarova: Will the EU lose the East? AIES Studies 6 / May 2018.
Lívia Benková: The Rise of Russian Disinformation in Europe, AIES Fokus 3/2018
Lívia Benková: Europe's Response to the Migration Crisis, AIES Fokus 3/2017
Lívia Benková: The Dayton Agreement Then and Now, AIES Fokus 7/2016
Populist forces are on the rise and can significantly influence the EU elections. AIES Research Fellow JUDr. Lívia Benková M.A. talks about the possible implications of the populist victory on the EU in the upcoming elections.
By JUDr. Livia Benkova, M.A., Research Fellow