Aleksandra Palkova is a junior researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs. She analyzes the political and institutional processes of the European Union, produces scientific publications, and organizes conferences and conducts projects. A. Palkova is an International Relations Master's student and a senior laboratory assistant at Riga Stradins University, where she studies climate policy. Former exchange student at Western University in the Netherlands. In her previous professional experience, she organized more than 20 international conferences, commented on current events on radio and television. She speaks six languages at a working level.