Practitioner seminar series
Xavier Tiana (Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB))
During the course of the academic year 2022/23 IBEI hosts a series of lectures by practitioners in the field of international relations and development.
The practitioner seminar series is intended to give IBEI students and attendees an opportunity to engage with international professionals about their personal work experience, the organizations they represent, and to learn about possible career trajectories in international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Each lecture will allow ample room for questions and inputs from the audience.
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APRIL 14, 2023
Xavier Tiana, Head of the International Relations Service of the AMB
KEY TOPICS OF THE SEMINAR: Local governments and international relations, career and internship prospects
Xavier Tiana is an expert in EU funding for local governments (Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 and Next Generation EU), internationalisation of cities, community policies, management of transnational networks, lobbying, metropolitan governance and policies, Euro-Mediterranean relations and decentralised cooperation. Postgraduate degree in Local Administration from the University of Barcelona, Master in European Studies from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.