Hana Brediková is a PhD student at the School of International Studied, University of Trento. She specializes in conflict management strategies, international mediation, and democratization processes. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relation and European Studies from Metropolitan University in Prague and was an exchange student at The Institut d'études politiques de Paris, SciencesPo, during her degree. She has worked for the Central European Journal for International and Security Studies and other research centres in Prague and Berlin. She is a native speaker of Slovak, is proficient in English, and has a good command of Russian.