Current interns and volunteers at ECMI Flensburg

Gunash Shafiyeva (Azerbaijan)

Gunash obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in European Studies and International Relations at the Azerbaijan University of Languages. Before joining the ECMI, she conducted internships at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan and at the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She also has experience working in different organizations dealing with minorities (i.e. Azerbaijani Diaspora).

In September 2018 she started her Master’s Degree in European Studies at Europa Universität Flensburg. At the ECMI, Gunash supports Viktoria Martovskaya on the Teach-D project.

Rahimullah Kakar (Afghanistan)

Rahimullah has a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Relations and a Master’s degree in Politics and Security from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. In his Master thesis, he examined the influence of Russia, China, Central Asia and the direct neighbouring countries of Afghanistan to Afghanistan’s regional security and political situation.

In Flensburg, he is pursuing his second Master’s degree in European Studies at the European University of Flensburg. Before joining the ECMI, Rahimullah worked for the government of Afghanistan. At the ECMI, he supports Senior Researcher Dr. Sergiusz Bober.

Rahimullah is fluent in Pashto, Dari/Persian, English, Urdu and speaks Arabic at an intermediate level.

Nina Henke (Germany)

Nina Henke holds a double Bachelor’s degree in the field of International Information Management and Translation Science from the University of Hildesheim (Germany) and the State University of Veliky Novgorod (Russia). Since October 2018, she has been enrolled in the Master’s programme Security and Peace Studies at the Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik (IFSH) at the University of Hamburg. Nina is fluent in German, English and Russian.

At the ECMI, she is working with the Culture & Diversity Cluster and supporting the Ukraine programme. As part of her internship and consistent with her activities at the ECMI, she will write her Master thesis on the current political situation in Ukraine.

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