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Juuso Järviniemi is an undergraduate student in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. In 2018/19, he is doing his Erasmus year at Sciences Po Paris. He is one of EST’s two Ambassadors in Paris.

Alongside his other pursuits, Juuso has gained writing and editorial experience from Young European Federalists’ online magazine The New Federalist, as well as organisational experience from being the President of Young European Movement UK in 2017/18.

Juuso’s academic interests include the democratic structures of the European Union, European identity and the UK’s relationship to the European project. A Finnish native speaker, he has studied English, French, Swedish and Spanish, and can read German.

 

Anna is currently a master student in political science at Uppsala University with development studies as her main subject. She has previously obtained a bachelor’s degree in social analysis and communication with a major in political science.

Anna has a wide interest of global development and are particularly interested in studies of poverty reduction and sustainability. Topics that lies close to her heart are mainly gender equality and human rights of minorities in Europe, such as rights on persons with disabilities. She is also interested in political psychology and the understanding of political behavior is something that she gladly enjoys to deepen in when getting the opportunity.

Anna’s aim is that young Europeans will engage and see the value of getting involved in European Union policy-making processes to increase the understanding of EU and be more conversant in how they can make their voices heard to affect the future of EU.