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Andrea Frontini
Andrea Frontini
Policy Analyst
Tel:  +32 (0)2 286.11.93
Twitter: @AndFrontini

Andrea Frontini is a Policy Analyst in the Europe in the World Programme since April 2015. He joined the EPC as Programme Assistant in February 2012.

Prior to joining, he worked in the (former) Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry at the European Commission in Brussels (2011-2012), at the Secretariat General of the Italian Atlantic Committee in Rome (2010-2011), at the Italian Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Brussels (2010), as well as at the Marketing and Commercial Affairs Division of Finmeccanica Spa in Rome (2007).

Andrea holds both a BA and an MA in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the University of Trieste (Gorizia Campus), an International Exchange Certificate from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po) as well as a Postgraduate Degree in International Relations and International Protection of Human Rights from the Italian Society for the International Organisation (SIOI) in Rome.

Internal Responsibilities

Coordination or support for several projects in the Europe in the World Programme.

Area of expertise

The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP); the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP); Elements of EU Relations with the Middle East and North Africa; Elements of EU Relations with Asia.


English, Italian and French.

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Media appearances

Radio France Internationale (RFI) – English Edition (France)
23 June 2017
Macron arrives at first EU summit with proposals on Eurozone, defence

Anadolu Agency (Turkey)
16 June 2017
AB savunmaya odaklanıyor

Radio 107 Komma (Luxembourg)
9 June 2017
EU-Budget soll Europäesche Verdeegeungs-Fonds speisen

Policy Review (UK)
8 June 2017
The ‘Macron effect’ on European defence: En Marche, at last?

Radio France Internationale (RFI) English Edition
7 June 2017
EU endorses Franco-German defence integration plans

Matisak's Blog
6 April 2017
Brexit: Britain-EU security and defense cooperation will (somehow) continue

EUnews (Italy)
4 April 2017
Europa e radicalizzazione jihadista: Opportunità e sfide ad un anno dagli attacchi di Bruxelles

Estonian Public Broadcasting
24 March 2017
Londoni terrorist oli sündinud Ühendkuningriigis, vastutuse võttis ISIS

ERR TV (Estonia)
23 March 2017

Sputnik (UK)
13 January 2017
No Guarantee of US Support: Calls for 'Pragmatic Empowerment' of EU Defense

Reuters (US)
9 January 2017
Unclear whether truck attack in Israel inspired by Islamic State

EU News (Italy)
28 November 2016
La difesa europea: dai ministri Ue progressi incoraggianti, ma ancora nessuna svolta

Euranet Plus (Belgium)
17 November 2016
EU ministers agree to boost collective defence

DW (Germany)
14 October 2016
'Security Union': The greatest threat to the EU comes from within

Uudised (Estonia)
20 September 2016
ERR Brüsselis: ekspertide sõnul Euroopa kaitseliit NATO-ga ei konkureeriks

eunews (Italy)
20 September 2016
'Eppur si muove'? La difesa europea tra Strategia Globale e Vertice di Bratislava

Sputnik (Russia)
19 September 2016
What next for US-Cuba Relations? | Egypt Crackdown on Human Rights

Bloguri (Romania)
16 September 2016
Bratislava: planul franco-german si apărarea europeană

RFI (France)
16 September 2016
French and German defence proposals sensible

Izvestia (Russia)
13 September 2016
В Брюсселе создают альтернативу НАТО

Matisak’s Blog
13 September 2016
Bratislava summit: Security as the lowest common denominator for the EU?

Nikkei (Japan)
21 July 2016
Brexit and European Security

La Croix (France)
20 July 2016
Pour sa fête nationale, la Belgique refuse d’avoir peur

The Mainichi (Japan)
10 July 2016
The implications of Brexit for the EU and NATO

Sputnik News (Russia)
22 June 2016
Brexit 'Only Way' to Preserve UK Defense Capabilities

European Jewish Press
19 June 2016
EU Foreign Ministers expected to welcome French initiative to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, waiting for Quartet report

Defence Matters
29 May 2016
Brexit: What are the Security Risks for the EU and NATO

Gulf Digital News
24 May 2016
Call for stronger GCC-EU relations

Pravda (Slovakia)
18 May 2016
Bezpečný Brexit? Bláznovstvo

Research Europe
7 April 2016
Summit makes bid to revitalise EU relations with India

Defence Matters (EU)
13 February 2016
NATO’s “Aegean Pivot”

EU Observer
12 February 2016
Japan is back: Is Europe ready?

Matisak's Blog (Slovakia)
11 February 2016
Refugee crisis: What can NATO do and may solve

POLITICO Brussels Playbook
4 December 2015
The most popular climate-related reports this week

Affarinternazionali (Italy)
9 September 2015
Ue: sfide allargamento ai Balcani occidentali

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (Italy)
30 July 2015
Allargamento UE, il ruolo degli stati membri

Affar Internazionali (Italy)
17 July 2015
Ue-Israele: Riavvicinamento, ‘missione possibile’

Press TV (Iran)
11 July 2015
EU ministers warn of possible ISIL attacks in Europe

Il Velino (Itlay)
1 July 2015
Propaganda Isis on line, Wallace: twitter non collabora con le istituzioni

25 June 2015
EU leaders urged to ‘find deliverables’ for common defence policy

21 May 2015
Mogherini's to-do list in Israel

China Daily
8 May 2015
China, EU celebrate 40 years of diplomatic ties in Brussels

The Brussels Times Magazine
10 April 2015
Towards a common European army – can it become a reality?

Yahoo News (Europe)
27 March 2015
EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks

The Washington Post (US)
27 March 2015
EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks

The Times of Israel (Israel)
27 March 2015
France: Talks within days on UN resolution on Palestinians

The Financial Express (India)
23 March 2015
Common European army: Political strategy or federal rhetoric?

Eunews (Italy)
12 March 2015
'Da Juncker su esercito retorica federalista o tattiche politiche?'

Politiken (Denmark)
10 March 2015
EU-chef bruger frygten for Rusland til at genoplive dromme om Europa-haer

eunews (Italy)
20 February 2015
La nomina di Barnier a consigliere per la Difesa Ue e le differenze col ruolo di Mogherini

World Commerce Review Vol. 8 Issue 3
24 September 2014
Securing the future of the European defence industry: a 'mission possible' for the EU?

ARD (Germany)
24 September 2014
EU Verteidigungsministertreffen

Policy Review
7 July 2014
Towards European Union ‘sea power’?

Perspectives Internationales
16 June 2014
The Future of EU Defence

People’s Daily
23 May 2014
Xi's keynote speech at CICA summit receives high praises

20 December 2013
Spoločná obrana? EÚ je skôr rozpačitá

Radio Free Europe
19 December 2013
News Analysis: If You Need To Talk To Europe, Call Ashton

19 December 2013
Manglende forsvarskoordinering koster Europa milliarder

Matisak's Blog
19 December 2013
EUCO on CSDP: No big deal?

19 December 2013
Primul summit UE dedicat apărării în ultimii cinci ani nu va aduce 'o lovitură de teatru', anticipează analiştii

Europe online Magazine
18 December 2013
EU leaders to discuss defence policy

18 December 2013
EU summit live: defence, growth and jobs

Napi Gazdaság
16 December 2013
A decemberi EU-csúcs és az európai hadiipar

ISPI Online
22 February 2013
Between Méthode and Realpolitik: the EU and the ‘Big Three’

Panorama 2013
7 February 2013
European defence industry

Public Service Europe
6 February 2013
EU can capitalise on political change in Israel

Public Service Europe
19 December 2012
Time to 'get serious' about EU defence

CCTV - Prospects for a European Defence Policy
24 September 2012