Lucie is studying Economics and Central & Eastern European Studies at the University of Glasgow. She is particularly interested in Peace and Conflict studies and in European relations.
Lucie has spent two years at the United World College in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She is currently working at the Scottish Refugee Council and is the secretary of the Central & Eastern European Society.
Lucie is the Ambassador for OneEurope in Scotland.
As the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica approaches, Britain is drafting a U.N. resolution condemning the massacre and those who still deny it.
Pegida gets attention from all over the world, provoking debates on the preservation of European culture amid globalisation and on the threat of radical Islamism, especially after the Charlie Hebdo shooting. Integration and Islam have become topics that everyone feels concerned with: clearly, today Islam is part of Europe.
In 2010 German president Wulff said “Islam belongs to Germany” which was at that time widely debated and it might still be the case. But the spread of Pegida rallies and large counter-demonstrations around Europe shows: Islam is part of Europe.
During the last week before the Referendum on the 18th of September, the Scottish Independence debate was hotter than ever.
Following last month's protests, Bosnian citizens seem keen to take their country's democratization process and political future into their own hands.