EU candidate status eludes Bosnia and Herzegovina as anti-corruption and judicial reforms have failed to take root, writes Aleksandra Samonek. The European Commission points the finger at a lack of political commitment from Bosnian political leaders. They, meanwhile, are calling on the Commission to do more to facilitate accession
Researcher, Jagiellonian University Kraków and Université catholique de Louvain
Aleksandra holds an MA in Law from Jagiellonian University.
Her doctoral thesis in political science concerns the impact of mass surveillance on human rights and democratic principles.
In her research, she focuses on media freedom, the relationship between technology and civil society, and the effects of conflicts, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South-East Asia.