IBEI Opening Lecture 2016 by Raül Romeva
Raül Romeva Rueda has a degree in Economics and a PhD in International Relations from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has worked at the UNESCO Centre of Catalonia, UNESCO Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oxfam and at UAB’s School for a Culture of Peace, where he was also lecturer of International Relations between 1994 and 2002. He has been an electoral consultant for the OSCE and member of the European Parliament between 2004 and 2009. While representing ICV at the European Parliament, he took an active role in various commissions, including the commissions on Foreign Affairs, Political Affairs and Immigration, Women's Rights and Equality, Fisheries and Marine Affairs, Social Policy, Human Rights and Security and Defence. He also participated in the EUROMED and EUROLAT delegations, as well as the Mexico, Central America and ASEAN delegations, among others. He was Vice President of the Greens / EFA party for five years and took part of several Intergroups.
Romeva has also been a lecturer of European Politics and International Affairs at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and at Blanquerna-Ramon Llull University, among others.
He is the author of several books, including Bòsnia-Hercegovina, lliçons d’una guerra; Pau i seguretat a Europa, Desarmament i desenvolupament, claus per armar consciències; Construcció europea. Present i futur de la UE; and Som una nació Europea (i una carpeta incòmoda). Catalunya vista des d’Europa.
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