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Georgi Gotev is a Bulgaria-born journalist based in Brussels, covering EU affairs since 1998, and contributing to as Senior Editor since 2008. He works in tandem with journalist Krassen Nikolov in Sofia, who contributes to the website Mediapool since 2005. Both were the frontmen of the journalistic project monitoring the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU (first half of 2018). 

Aline Robert is a french journalist working on EU affairs and environment related issues. She is currently editor in chief of after 12 years working for the daily La Tribune. With some other EU journalists she uncovered a massive fraud on carbon market and wrote the first book on the issue, Carbone connexion, in 2012. She likes working as a team on complicated issues.

Piotr M. Kaczynski is a Warsaw-based blogger on EU affairs; previously based in Brussels and Maastricht. An expert on EU affairs he has worked as a researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS, 2007-12) and as a trainer/lecturer at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA, 2014-). Former political advisor at the European Parliament (2012-14). Public speaker on EU affairs in Poland as a member of Team Europe-Warsaw.

Dan Alexe is a Belgian-Romanian journalist, writer, filmmaker and linguist. A lifetime collaborator with the US-funded Radio Free Europe, he has published several novels in Romanian and made documentary films in Afghanistan, the Caucasus and the Balkans. About his film Cabal in Kabul, (France, 2007) on the rivalry between the last two Jews of Afghanistan, the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, where he publishes occasionally, wrote: — “Finally a film where the Afghans make us laugh.” 
Cabal in Kabul won the Jean Rouch Grand Prize at the Musée de l’Homme Documentary Film Festival in Paris.

Emanuele Bonini is Italian-European journalist typing about the EU affairs between Brussels, Rome, Strasbourg, Luxembourg and wherever needed. Born newswire reporter, after some years spent in his native country he started his full-time European career  in 2011, year of his first landing in Brussels. Two years as ASCA correspondent, then a freelance activity for several Italian media. Currently contributing for Eunews, LaStampa, and for EuropaToday’s TV news.


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