Pavel Havlicek is Research Fellow at the Association for International Affairs (AMO). His research focus is on Eastern Europe, especially Ukraine and Russia, and the Eastern Partnership. He also deals with questions of security, disinformation and strategic communication as well as democratisation and civil society support in the CEE and post-Soviet space.
Pavel Havlíček is a graduate of the two-year-long Erasmus Mundus International Master in Russian, Central and East European Studies hosted by the University of Glasgow and the EU Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.
In 2013, he spent his Erasmus study exchange at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. In 2014, he did a study internship at the Faculty of International Relations of St Petersburg State University in Russia. He had internships in several European and national institutions, including the European Parliament, Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or People in Need NGO and the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) in Brussels. In 2019-20, he was the Rethink.CEE Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States working on a research project “The EU’s Lessons for Supporting Civil Society in Member States”. During 2020-21, he was the James S. Denton Transatlantic Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) in the US. In 2021/22, he cooperated with Visegrad Insight as their Marcin Król Fellow. In May 2022, he was re-elected to serve a two-year-long-term as the Board member of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. Since August 2020, he has been serving as a Russia research coordinator and advocacy coordinator within the MapInfluenCE project. Since January 2023, he has been cooperating with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the Czech Republic as their Central European Fellow for Security Policy.
Pavel Havlicek has been cooperating with AMO since May 2016.
Since 1 May 2023, Pavel Havlicek has been externally cooperating and advising the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic on implementation of the digital agenda and digital regulation of social media platforms.
Since December 2019, he has been a member of TOP Team Central Bohemia chapter, a youth organization affiliated with the TOP 09. On 8 February 2022, he became a member of TOP 09, centre-right Czech political party.
Pavel Havíček is running for the European Parliament in 2024 as a Spolu Coalition candidate in the 16th place.