ReportNov 18, 2022
Conflict management models in the MENA region
By Karim Mezran, Chiara Lovotti, Alissa Pavia, Gerald M. Feierstein, Stefano Marcuzzi, Petr Tůma
The Atlantic Council North Africa Program and the Institute for International Political Studies is pleased to publish its latest dossier focusing on a selected number of conflict-case studies (Libya, Yemen, Mali and Russia).
ReportNov 18, 2022
Conflict management in the MENA: Different approaches for different actors
By Chiara Lovotti and Alissa Pavia
The region encompassing the Middle East, North Africa, and the Sahel is studded with complex and multi-layered conflicts in which local and international dynamics interact.
ReportOct 7, 2022
How the Ukraine war has affected the MENA region’s pursuit of governance reforms
By Alissa Pavia and Lorenzo Fruganti
The geopolitical transformations of the last decade, combined with knock-on effects of the war in Ukraine, are impacting Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries’ respective domestic efforts to implement socioeconomic reforms.
Alissa Pavia is the associate director for the North Africa Program within the Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council. She is responsible of providing research and analysis on a number of countries, including Libya, Tunisia and Israel, as well as exploring strategic partnerships to further the work of the North Africa Program.
Previously, Pavia worked for a Brussels-based think tank, where she developed expertise and knowledge on combating anti-Semitism, countering violent extremism, analyzing developments in the Middle East, and other related topics. Pavia was previously a research assistant at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. During her time in Brussels, she also worked for other important organizations, such as the United Nations and the American Jewish Committee. Pavia has conducted extensive field research in a number of countries, including Israel and Tunisia.
Pavia holds a Master Degree in Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a Bachelor Degree in European Studies from the University of Milan.