Lívia Pavelka holds a degree in International Relations from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. She is a junior researcher and coordinator in the Center for European Studies at Mathias Corvinus Collegium, in Budapest. Her main research field covers development policy and foreign aid. She wrote her master’s thesis on France’s development assistance regarding Ivory Coast in 2021. Beside her publications, she also actively partakes in the organisation of the Center’s events. She is fluent in French and also has a good knowledge of English.