Experts & Staff

Joanna Hosa

Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Euro-Atlantic security, Ukraine, the Arctic

Languages

Polish, English, French, German, Russian, basic Ukrainian

Biography

Joanna Hosa is a policy fellow with the Wider Europe programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Before moving to Montreal, she worked as the deputy director of the programme.

Her main areas of interest currently include security, conflict resolution, the Arctic, Russian foreign policy, and Ukrainian foreign policy.

Prior to joining ECFR, Joanna 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, the Open Society European Policy Institute, the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, and the International Federation on Human Rights. She is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and the College of Europe.

No quiet on the eastern front: The migration crisis engineered by Belarus

The EU should show the Lukashenka regime that it will no longer tolerate the weaponisation of migration. As with any form of blackmail, it would be senseless and dangerous to make concessions – because the aggressor will only demand more.

Scotland’s Arctic dream of independence

The Scottish government is developing a foreign policy, and its Arctic vision is one of its most ambitious efforts yet. Should independence come, close friends in the north could be a vital support.

Pandemic trends: Serbia looks east, Ukraine looks west

Public attitudes in Ukraine and Serbia raise pressing questions about EU enlargement. If member states are to sustain this process, they will need to base it on a shared sense of belonging

West wishes: Turkey’s growing relationship with Ukraine

As the Turkish president continues his delicate balancing act between the US and Russia, the crisis in Ukraine presents new opportunities for Ankara’s transatlantic credentials

Publications

Articles

No quiet on the eastern front: The migration crisis engineered by Belarus

The EU should show the Lukashenka regime that it will no longer tolerate the weaponisation of migration. As with any form of blackmail, it would be senseless and dangerous to make concessions – because the aggressor will only demand more.

Scotland’s Arctic dream of independence

The Scottish government is developing a foreign policy, and its Arctic vision is one of its most ambitious efforts yet. Should independence come, close friends in the north could be a vital support.

Pandemic trends: Serbia looks east, Ukraine looks west

Public attitudes in Ukraine and Serbia raise pressing questions about EU enlargement. If member states are to sustain this process, they will need to base it on a shared sense of belonging

West wishes: Turkey’s growing relationship with Ukraine

As the Turkish president continues his delicate balancing act between the US and Russia, the crisis in Ukraine presents new opportunities for Ankara’s transatlantic credentials

Podcasts

Events

In the media