Languages: Polish, English, French, German, Russian, basic Ukrainian Areas of Expertise: Europe’s eastern neighbourhood, Ukraine, Poland
Joanna Hosa is the programme manager of the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
Prior to joining ECFR, Hosa worked on democratisation, conflict prevention, human rights and peacebuilding policies for EU institutions, think tanks and civil society organisations in Brussels and Paris. She held a range of positions at the European Commission, the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), the Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI), the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO) and the International Federation on Human Rights (FIDH). Her regional focus has been on Eastern Europe, Turkey, Western Balkans and Central Asia. Joanna is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and the College of Europe.
Her main areas of interest currently include European security, conflict resolution, Ukrainian foreign policy, Russian foreign policy, and the Arctic.