MERETE BILDE

Policy advisor at the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the European Union - Brussels

“Societal security to me, means inclusive societies, whether here in Europe or abroad”

Merete Bilde is policy advisor at the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the European Union in Brussels. Prior to her current position, she worked in the Policy Unit of EU High Representative Javier Solana on issues related to political aspects of Islam and cross-cultural relations. Her expertise lies with issues at the cross section of religion and foreign policy.

“It’s very difficult to legislate tolerance and respect. It is something that has to come through culture, education etc.”

Publication Date: 
Sun, 26 Jul 2015
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