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Carlo Palleschi

Associate Researcher

Carlo Palleschi is a Consultant at the World Bank, with a primary focus on a wide range of African development and environmental issues. Prior to this, Carlo worked at the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Center for Economic and International Studies of the University of Tor Vergata, the Center for International Studies, and the European Union Institute for Security Studies. In these roles, he actively engaged in numerous projects and publications centered around Africa. He also contributed to the African section of the “2023 Armed Conflict Survey” by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. During the academic year 2021-2022, he served as a contract Professor of Urban Economics at Roma Tre University. Carlo holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Development Economics, both earned from La Sapienza University of Rome.

Selected bibliography

P. Montalbano and C. Palleschi, “Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Hype or Hope?” in “Biodiversity Laws, Policies and Science”, Springer, forthcoming.

C. Palleschi, “African Conflictivity: How Connectivity Can Affect Conflict Dynamics in Africa”, Policy Brief, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), 28 March 2023, https://www.iss.europa.eu/sites/default/files/EUISSFiles/Brief_6_African%20Conflictivity.pdf

C. Palleschi, “Energy Security in a Decarbonized World: EU-Africa Cooperation for a Clean Resilient Future” in “Innovative Technologies and Renewed Policies for Achieving a Greener Defence”, (edited by G. Iacovino and M. Wigell), NATO Science for Peace and Security Series Programme, Springer, Dordrecht, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-94-024-2186-6_6.

E. Gebremariam, F. Kell, K. Mustasilta, L. Narbone, C: Palleschi, P. Pawlak, L. Raineri, J. Ramier, N. Sempijja, A. Vines, S. Woolfrey, “African Spaces: The New Geopolitical Frontlines” (edited by Giovanni Faleg), Chaillot Paper, no. 173, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), March 2022, https://www.iss.europa.eu/sites/default/files/EUISSFiles/CP_173_0.pdf.

G. Faleg and C. Palleschi, “Europe’s Pivot to Africa: National Strategies and the Challenge of Coherence” in “Europe and Africa. The Long Search for Common Ground”, (edited by G. Carbone), Report, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI), 2021, https://www.ispionline.it/it/pubblicazione/europe-and-africa-long-search-common-ground-32235.

P. M. Bisca, E. K. Brown, E. Calandro, J. Cilliers, M. Gebremichael, J. Isacsson, F. Kell, O. Lavinal, K. M., L. Narbone, C. Palleschi, C. Papa, P. Pawlak, C. Portela, M. Robinson, N. Sartori, F. Tassinari, B. Venturi, A. Vines and S. Woolfrey, “African Futures 2030. Free Trade, Peace and Prosperity”, (edited by Giovanni Faleg), Chaillot Paper, no. 164, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), February 2021, https://www.iss.europa.eu/sites/default/files/EUISSFiles/CP_164.pdf.

G. Faleg and C. Palleschi, “African Strategies. European and Global Approaches towards sub-Saharan Africa”, Chaillot Paper, no. 158, European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), June 2020, https://www.iss.europa.eu/sites/default/files/EUISSFiles/CP_158.pdf