Experts & Staff


Francisco de Borja Lasheras

Head of ECFR Madrid Office & Policy Fellow

Languages: Spanish, English, French, German, conversational Serbo-Croat & basic Russian
Areas of Expertise: Multilateral diplomacy, European foreign and security policy, Spanish foreign policy, EU enlargement in the Western Balkans, Ukraine, nation-building

Francisco de Borja Lasheras joined the European Council on Foreign Relations in September 2013 as Associate Director of the Madrid Office and Policy Fellow. Between 2007 and 2009 he worked for the Fundación Alternativas´ Observatory of Spanish Foreign Policy (Opex), as Coordinator on Security and Defence Policy, and taught comparative European politics at the George Washington University Madrid Study Center. After serving at the Spanish Permanent Representation to the OSCE, Borja spent several years in the Western Balkans, as Seconded National Expert to the OSCE Missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the field, as human rights officer, and Albania, with the Head of Mission.

Borja graduated summa cum laude at the Deusto University´s Faculty of Law and holds a Master’s Degree at Harvard University, where he studied international relations and politics. He has published on multilateral diplomacy, the Western Balkans, institution-building, enlargement, security policy, the crisis of Ukraine and strategy.


Latest from Francisco de Borja Lasheras

  • France 24

    07th October, 2017

    La cadena France 24 entrevista a Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre la situación en Cataluña y la posible declaración de independencia. 

    Monocle

    05th October, 2017

    Monocle vuelve a recoger las impresiones de Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre los acontecimientos en Cataluña.  

    BBC World Service

    05th October, 2017

    La BBC vuelve a entrevistar a Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre la negatividad de un compromiso con Cataluña. 

    BBC World Service

    05th October, 2017

    La BBC entrevista a Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre la negativa de Madrid de mediar en Cataluña. 

    Monocle

    04th October, 2017

    Monocle realiza un entrevista radiofónica a Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre las implicaciones de la situación en Cataluña. ​

    Carnegie Europe

    04th October, 2017

    Francisco de Borja Lasheras responde a la pregunta "Can Spain Keep Together?" en #JudyAsks de Carnegie Europe. 

    BBC

    02nd October, 2017

    Francisco de Borja Lasheras, director de la oficina de ECFR Madrid, es entrevistado en BBC World sobre la situación en Cataluña. 

    TRT

    01st October, 2017

    TRT entrevista a Francisco de Borja Lasheras sobre el referéndum en Cataluña. 

    El Confidencial

    25th July, 2017

    Francisco de Borja Lasheras es citado en El Confidencial sobre Malorossiya y la situación en Ucrania.

    El Mundo

    06th July, 2017

    Francisco de Borja Lasheras, publica en "El Mundo" una tribuna sobre la frivolidad de la actual era política.

Contact

Email: borja.lasheras@ecfr.eu
Tel: +34 91 523 48 18
Twitter@LasherasBorja

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