Experts & Staff

Mattia Toaldo

ECFR Alumni · Senior Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Libya, Middle East Peace process, Israeli and Palestinian politics, Migrations, EU policy in the southern Mediterranean


English, French, Italian


Mattia used to work for ECFR as senior policy fellow until January 2018.

La Russia in Libia: guerra o pace?

L’Europa deve usare la propria influenza diplomatica per assicurarsi che la crescente influenza russa non implichi un’ulteriore destabilizzazione del confine europeo meridionale

La Russie en Libye : guerre ou paix?

L’Europe doit utiliser son levier diplomatique pour s’assurer qu’une plus grande implication russe ne se fasse pas au prix d’une plus grande déstabilisation à sa frontière méridionale


European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2016

The sixth ECFR Foreign Policy Scorecard highlights the EU's diminishing ability to influence its neighbours, and the neighbourhood's growing impact on the EU





Yemen – what next?

Mattia Toaldo, ECFR Policy Fellow, Adam Baron, Visiting Fellow at ECFR, Iona Craig, a British-Irish freelance journalist, and Nawal al-Maghafi, award-winning Yemeni-British journalist and…

In the media

Mattia Toaldo is quoted about Italy's approach to migration and Minniti's deal to keep migrants in Libya.

Mattia Toaldo tells Politico that Libya's Haftar recognises that migration is the key to international legitimacy.

Mattia Toaldo is quoted by "The Guardian" on the return of Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan dictator, to Libyan politics as he is released from detention.

Mattia Toaldo speaks to RFI about the Libyan Prime Minister's meeting with President Trump and his wish to lift the arms embargo.

Mattia Toaldo quoted on La Croix about migrants sold as slaves in Libya.