Natalia is Project Officer at Crisis Management Initiative (CMI), a non-profit organisation that works to prevent and resolve conflicts through informal dialogue and mediation. Natalia has 12 years of diverse professional experience working in different international organisations in the sensitive political environment of the Transdniestrian conflict and Gagauzia Autonomy. She has a Masters degree in English Philology and a degree in Economic Studies from the Free International University of Moldova.
Natalia’s action plan contributes to effective governance in Moldova in the case of the Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia through the reduction of legislative contradictions and clarification of the division of competences in political, economic and administrative arrangements governing centre-autonomy relationships. She will explore UK devolution models, while also looking at the role of civil society in the decision-making process.