Young Regional Ambassador of the Month (8)
Meet Aida Amir Aslani, The Young Regional Ambassador of the Catania region in Sicily, Italy
Aida Amir Aslani is among one of our most enthusiastic, motivated and kind Young Regional Ambassadors, currently representing and living in the region of Catania, in Sicily, Italy.
She loves the island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea because she has a passion for the very rich culture, history, heritage and traditions. She also believes that the island geopolitically is very important as Sicily is located between three continents.
Furthermore, Aida states that: ‘‘Despite the fact that there is a considerable gap between Northern and Southern parts of Italy socially and economically, this region in the recent years has striven to benefit more from its potentials and resources to bridge this gap than ever before!’’. But next to all that that she just highly appreciates the climate!
Meet Rodrigo Ferreira do Amaral, The Young Local Representative of the Porto region in Portugal
Rodrigo is a young MA student in Development & International Cooperation, and currently works for the Portuguese Platform for Defence Industries as a Project Manager Assistant at the Ministry of Defence. He has also obtained a Bachelor in Political Science & International Relations, and is currently a Young Regional Ambassador of his region in Porto, Portugal.
Meet Katarzyna Borowska, The Young Regional Ambassador of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie region
Katarzyna Borowska is one of our best motivated, enthusiastic and kind Young Regional Ambassador to the Kujawsko-Pomorskie region. Aged 29, from Brodnica Poland, she has finished her master degree in European Studies and works for the newly opened House of European History in Brussels.
Her first and biggest passion is to travel around Europe. Katarzyna loves hiking, especially in the mountainous areas. She is also very into bicycle trips, going from town to town with her luggage strapped to her bike. She believes that traveling around ‘enables you to perceive the world around you from a totally different perspective’.
Meet Fancesco Foglia, The Young Regional Ambassador in San Giovanni in Fiore (Calabria)
Francesco Foglia is a young Italian EU Affairs Journalist and is an active Former Young Regional Ambassador in the city of San Giovanni in Fiore, in the Calabria region of Italy. Aged 25, Francesco is currently doing his master’s degree in Business Administration and has finished a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Before he became an EU Affairs Journalist, he worked as a young economist for the regional think thank: ‘Opencalabria’.
Meet Tiago Filipe Tavares Costa, Young Regional Ambassador in Azores (Portugal)
Tiago is 30 years old and is from Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Azores.
He has a Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon and a MBA from the University of the Azores. He is currently taking a Post-Graduation course in Digital Marketing at the IPAM – The Marketing School.
Ștefan Căliman is 28 years old and he is the YRA of Neamt.
He has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Sciences and a Master's Degree in European Studies. He also own a Master in European Project Management.
Currently, he is working as Assistant Project Manager at the Department of Economy (Roma Tre University).
His hobbies include reading, trekking and politics.
Salvatore Celi is 25 years old from Palmi and is the YRA of Calabria (Italy).
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Public Administration and is currently attending a High-Formation class in Euro-project Management for Public Administrations. He is also working with Rende City Hall on an European Project Work about Local Public Transport.
His hobbies include Politics, Soccer and... PlayStation!