Julia Soldatiuk-Westerveld

Research Fellow


  • Europe in the World
  • Europe's East
  • Russia & Eastern Europe


  • Europe
  • Russia & Central Asia

Julia Soldatiuk-Westerveld is a Research Fellow at the EU & Global Affairs Unit of the Clingendael Institute. Her research is focused on contemporary politics, economic and security issues in Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on post-war reconstruction and security sector reforms in Ukraine and Ukraine’s EU-integration process. 

Julia holds MA in International Relations and Global Governance from the University of Groningen and MSc in Physical and Economic Geography from the T. Shevchenko University. Prior to joining Clingendael Julia worked for VNG International and PAX, advising national and local governments in Eastern Partnership countries (Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia), Egypt, Turkey and Kosovo on topics ranging from support of the EU accession and decentralization reforms to post-conflict recovery, peace building, IDP management and strengthening civil society.

My work




Uitdagingen bij een langdurige oorlog

03 November 2023 - 16:10
Security and Justice

Ukraine’s State-Civil Partnership to Reform the Security Sector

27 September 2023 - 14:03

In gespannen afwachting van het lente-offensief

15 May 2023 - 15:11


Russia & Eastern Europe

1 jaar oorlog in Oekraïne: Q&A met Clingendael-experts

24 February 2023 - 13:00