Bernardo is finishing his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations. During his studies, he developed an interest in the EU, security, and Eastern Europe. His Erasmus+ experience at Leuven University deepened his passion for these topics. He is also a member of BETA Portugal and BETA Europe, NGOs that simulate the European decision-making process.
This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.