Amila holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and is currently studying for a Master of Science in European Affairs at Lund University, while also reading Russian language. Her interest in the European Union began in 2017 after completing the Euroscola program at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The interest grew exponentially over the years, especially for the geopolitical dynamics between the EU and China in the Western Balkans. This in turn resulted in her writing a Bachelor’s dissertation on the very same topic. During a study trip to Minsk in 2019 and whilst working on a project on youth empowerment and democratic activism in Palestine in 2020, Amila was afforded the opportunity to experience how parts of the EU’s Neighbourhood Policy can be implemented into practice. Amila brings great experience to the Young European Ambassadors’ initiative.
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