Andrea Rocio Limon
President & Director
Prior to co-founding IDRN, Andrea worked for Inova Consultancy as an international project assistant, helping develop multiple EU-funded projects. She has work experience in non-profit organisations, business development, and communications. Her particular areas of research are in international security, with particular emphasis on organised crime, cyber warfare, and energy security.
Andrea completed her Bachelor’s in International and Comparative Politics at The American University of Paris, before continuing her studies with a Master’s in International Relations at The University of Sheffield.
In her leisure time, Andrea enjoys analogue photography, learning new languages, and swimming.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Chinese Mandarin
The Kremlin, ‘Kernenergie’, and the Invasion of Kyiv
An update on the Gazprom, Eastern Europe and the Energy Security Crisis research paper written in November 2020 analysing the political uncertainty and warning of a potential security crisis, seen today in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, due to the progression of Nord Stream Pipeline 2 and the involvement of Russian state-owned company, Gazprom.
Making the EU Go Round with Circularity
The circular economy enables EU citizens to participate in, and benefit from, positive aspects from tackling the environmental problems by changing consumption and production and favouring the sustainable counterpart.
‘Plan on the Ban’: The EU’s Plastic Strategy
The European Parliament must prioritise the restriction of SUP waste by limiting its use and informing the consumers of its effects on the environment in order to prevent it from entering and polluting the ecosystem and to protect our environment.
Security Cooperation, Coca Cultivation and Citizen Security
The EU and LAC share threats of common interests and must prioritise their 2015 Security Cooperation Action Plan. Peace-building and conflict resolution in the LAC region is essential to ensuring the security of citizens in Europe and Latin America.
France’s Article 24: Civilian journalists and the fight against police brutality
France’s Loi à la Sécurité Globale, Global Security law is seeking to ban the filming and photographing of police officers and their dissemination online to avoid confrontation in their private lives. What does this mean for the press and private citizens and the fight against police brutality?
Latin America and the EU: The importance of transatlantic relations
This is the first instalment of the series on Latin American and European Union relations. There are three insight pieces planned for this series followed by a summary article with both potential problems and solutions to the issues discussed.
Gazprom, Eastern Europe and the Energy Security Crisis
Eastern European states are facing political uncertainty and a potential security crisis due to the progression of Nord Stream Pipeline 2, especially because of the involvement of the Russian state-owned company, Gazprom.
Postal votes, postponement and pandemics: Democracy in the era of Covid-19
Honouring democracy and the democratic right to vote without putting your health at risk is an important task that the state must comply with and arrange to ensure it is following EU election standards.
Does France’s ‘Stop Covid’ phone application infringe on our Right to Privacy?
What impact does Covid-19 have on privacy laws? IDRN explores if France’s ‘Stop Covid’ phone application infringes on our right to privacy.