Eleonora Frasca is pursuing a PhD in European migration law at UCLouvain. She investigates the legal implications of the use of soft law instruments in the context of EU cooperation with African countries and reviews legal strategies to counter this trend. Her research is part of the interdisciplinary project GLOBMIG. She holds a law degree from the Sapienza University of Rome and an MSc from Maastricht University and the United Nations University. She is a member of EDEM (Équipe droits européens et migrations).