Maria Pilar Lorenzo

Maria Pilar Lorenzo is an independent researcher and consultant currently based in Belgium. She obtained her Advanced Master in Cultures and Development Studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Master of Public Administration from the University of the Philippines. She is a Fellow of the Regional Academy on United Nations, an Affiliate of the Philippine Society for Public Administration and of the Asian Society for Public Administration. In May 2020, she has been selected and featured by the YSEALI Women’s Leadership Academy as one of the leading women in Southeast Asia.

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Amidst BBNJ Negotiations: The Philippine Diplomacy

With the increased footprint and growing anthropogenic pressures in the marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) that the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) started...


EU-ASEAN Defense Partnership: What Future Holds for Them?

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...

Nusantara’s Dream: Fusing Energy Security with Smart Defense

Authors: Ahmad Munawir Siregar and Akhmad Hanan* Indonesia is currently...

US-Iran Relations in the Aftermath of Raisi’s Demise

The unexpected death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in...