Spyros Blavoukos is Associate Professor at the Department of International and European Economic Studies, at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and a Research Fellow at ELIAMEP. He is the Director of the Jean Monnet Network on EU-UN Relations (EUN-NET) and a Senior Researcher of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on the Multilateral Diplomacy of the European Union. He is also the Director of the interdisciplinary MSc. in International Negotiations, organized at AUEB. His research and publications focus on the EU foreign and security policy and more specifically on the EU international interactions with other international and regional organizations, most notably the UN.