Lila Djait joined the Egmont Institute in February 2023 to work in the European Affairs Programme as a Junior Researcher. Her research interests include European migration policy and strategic foresight.
She previously conducted research for the ‘Supporters and Opposition to Migration’ project (ULB). Afterwards, Lila gained international experience as a trainee at the Permanent Mission of Belgium and the European Union Delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, and as a Diplomatic Assistant at the Embassy of Belgium in Australia.
Lila holds MAs in International Relations and in Conflict and Development Studies from the University of Ghent. In the context of studies, she conducted field research on legal migration and mobility in Morocco and Algeria.