Balazs Ujvari is a Research Fellow jointly contributing to the Europe in the World programme at the Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations and the European Policy Centre (EPC) since 2016. His area of research concentrates on global governance and economic diplomacy. Recently, he has primarily worked on the China-led transformation of the international system, newly-created multilateral bodies (e.g. AIIB and NDB), and the role of the European Investment Bank in backing EU external action. His former contributions in this field include The European Union and the China-led Transformation of Global Economic Governance (Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations, 2016) and L’Union européenne face aux BRICS dans la gouvernance mondiale : Une réponse efficace ? (College of Europe / United Nations University, 2014).
Mr Ujvari holds an MA in International Studies from Arhus University as well as an MA in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe. Parallel to his studies, he had worked at the United Nations University on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament as well as the Spokesperson’s Service of the European Commission. Before joining Egmont, Balazs had spent a year at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris as a Junior Analyst. He had also participated in the European China Talent Programme of the Mercator Institute for China Studies in 2017.
Balazs speaks English, French and Hungarian, has a limited working proficiency in German and an elementary knowledge of Danish and Chinese (mandarin).
- How Europe can use the AIIB to influence China Commentaries
- New multilateral structures: The rise of an alternative order or more of the same? Other publications
- European Economic Diplomacy: what role for the EIB? Security Policy Briefs
- The European Investment Bank: an overlooked (f)actor in EU external action? Egmont papers
- The EU in the AIIB: taming China’s influence from within Security Policy Briefs
- EU-China co-operation in global governance: going beyond the conceptual gap Egmont papers
- Green diplomacy. India and the new dynamics in global climate talks Other publications
- The changing global governance landscape: China’s multipronged approach and the EU’s response Other publications
- The Hangzhou G20 summit – what is at stake? Commentaries
- Brexit and future of Europe – A new multilateral agenda? Commentaries
- The EU Global Strategy: from effective multilateralism to global governance that works? Security Policy Briefs
- A new agenda? Other publications
- The EU Global Strategy: going beyond effective multilateralism? Other publications
- The European Union and the China-led transformation of global economic governance Egmont papers
- The BRICS’ New Development Bank and the EU’s options Other publications
- The Global Strategy – reinvigorating the EU’s multilateral agenda? Security Policy Briefs
- Green Diplomacy Network – what is in a name? Commentaries
- New Development Bank in the making Commentaries