Katharina Botel-Azzinnaro is communications officer at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She regularly produces podcasts and videos, creates info and motion graphics, and assists in updating and developing the website and social media platforms. Prior to joining ECFR in 2014 she worked as a broadcast journalist and news producer for Celebro Media and regularly presented TV news bulletins. She has vast experience in audio and video editing, and has written scripts, recorded voice-overs and produced packages for broadcasters such as BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, Global Radio, Reading 107, Westside Radio and the German Public Broadcast Service NDR. From 2012 to 2015 she also regularly read the news for a local radio station in Derbyshire.
Botel-Azzinnaro holds an undergraduate degree in Journalism and a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, and an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London. She is currently a candidate for Harvard University's Data Science programme.
ECFR speaks to humanitarian expert and former UNHCR representative Kilian Kleinschmidt about how EU countries can actively help solve the refugee crisis and how migration should be dealt with in the future.
ECFR policy fellows Mattia Toaldo and Hugh Lovatt, authors of the policy brief "EU differentiation and Israeli settlements", believe that the EU needs to act faster and further in ensuring that Israeli settlements in no way benefit from EU-Israel bilateral relations. In the interview they explain the benefits of a differentiation policy.