Rebecca Wagner

Rebecca Wagner

Doctoral Researcher
Research Department:
Intrastate Conflict

Contact

E-Mail: wagner@hsfk.de
Twitter: @rebewagner

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CV

since 2021Associate Research Fellowship at OSCE Academy in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
since 2019International Election Observer for OSCE / ODIHR
since 2019Doctoral Researcher at PRIF
2011–2018Employee at the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation in Brussels and Berlin
2011–2017Member of the Steering Committees of the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP), 2015 - 2017 Treasurer
2011Trainee European Parliament, Directorate General for External Policies, EU Enlargement and European Economic Area, Robert Schuman Scholarship
2010Project Assistant Heinrich-Boell-Foundation European Union
2009–2010Master (MSc) Public Administration and European Governance, University of Leiden/the Netherlands
2006–2010Scholarship of the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation
2006–2007Intern at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kingston/Jamaica and the German Federal Youth Council in Berlin
2006–2007Studies in Political Science and International Relations at Bogazici University, Istanbul /Turkey (ERASMUS-Scholarship)
2005–2008Bachelor (B.A.) Politics and Administration, University of Konstanz

Expertise

Rebecca Wagner is working on the following issues:

  • Shrinking and closing spaces
  • Democracy Support
  • Elections and Election Observation

Publications

Defending Civic Space: Successful Resistance Against NGO Laws in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan | 2021

Berger-Kern, Nora/Hetz, Fabian/Wagner, Rebecca/Wolff, Jonas (2021): Defending Civic Space: Successful Resistance Against NGO Laws in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan, in: Global Policy, Special Issue, Restricting NGOs: From Pushback to Accommodation, 84–94, DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12976.

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At a crossroads | 2021

Wagner, Rebecca (2021): At a crossroads. Kyrgyzstan after the recent elections, PRIF Spotlight 1/2021, Frankfurt/M.

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Breaking the vicious circle | 2020

Polianskii, Mikhail/Wagner, Rebecca (2020): Breaking the vicious circle. Can the new Moldovan president Sandu succeed in balancing relations with the EU and Russia?, PRIF Spotlight 19/2020, Frankfurt/M.

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Kyrgyzstan before the presidential elections | 2020

Wagner, Rebecca (2020): Kyrgyzstan before the presidential elections, PRIF Blog, 17.12.2020.

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Responding to COVID-19 with 100 per cent Postal Voting: Local Elections in Bavaria, Germany | 2020

Wagner, Rebecca (2020): Responding to COVID-19 with 100 per cent Postal Voting: Local Elections in Bavaria, Germany, in: James, Toby S./Clark, Alistair/Asplund, Erik (eds), Electoral Management Network and International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, www.idea.int/(...).

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Internal Threats to EU’s External Democracy Support in Times of a Pandemic | 2020

Wagner, Rebecca (2020): Internal Threats to EU’s External Democracy Support in Times of a Pandemic. Can the New EU Council Conclusions on Democracy still Kick-off?, PRIF Blog, 16.4.2020.

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#Fridays4Future und die Europawahlen | 2019

Wagner, Rebecca (2019): #Fridays4Future und die Europawahlen. Politikverdrossenheit sieht anders aus, PRIF BLOG, 9.5.2019.

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Still a Long Breath Needed Towards a Democratic Country | 2017

Wagner, Rebecca (2017): Still a Long Breath Needed Towards a Democratic Country. Analysis of the Parliamentary Elections in Armenia, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union, 18.4.2017.

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The CSO’s Shrinking and Closing Space Tendency – How the EU Institutions Can Support CSOs Worldwide | 2016

Wagner, Rebecca/Dankova, Julia (2016): The CSO’s Shrinking and Closing Space Tendency – How the EU Institutions Can Support CSOs Worldwide, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union, 7.4.2016.

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EU Applauds on Human Rights but Where is its Democracy Support? | 2015

Wagner, Rebecca (2015): EU Applauds on Human Rights but Where is its Democracy Support? Analysis of the EU Action Plan for Human Rights and Democracy, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union, 28.9.2015.

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Building Bridges between Civil Society and Party-Political Actors in the Western Balkans | 2015

Wagner, Rebecca/ENoP, Working Group Democracy Support (2015): Building Bridges between Civil Society and Party-Political Actors in the Western Balkans. The Perspective of Political Foundations, ENoP Policy Paper, 1.4.2015.

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EU-Support for Political Parties – Why Does it Matter and How Can it Be Enhanced? | 2014

Wagner, Rebecca/ENoP, Working Group Democracy Support (2014): EU-Support for Political Parties – Why Does it Matter and How Can it Be Enhanced?, ENoP Policy Paper, 1.10.2014.

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Supporting Political Parties for Democracy – Food for Thought for European Actors | 2013

Wagner, Rebecca/ENoP, Working Group Democracy Support (2013): Supporting Political Parties for Democracy – Food for Thought for European Actors, ENoP Policy Paper, 1.6.2013.

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