Ukraine-NATO: Long Path to Effective Cooperation

Presentation of statement delivered by Maksym Khylko at the international conference “NATO-Belarus: Better Awareness for Confidence and Stability”, held by the Belarusian House Foundation with support of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (Warsaw, 15 February 2018). (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Threats to Security of Ukraine and other EaP Countries, and Possible Responses: Expert Survey

Summarized findings of the international expert survey “Threats to security of Ukraine and other countries of the Eastern Partnership region and possible responses.” 62 experts assessed the major threats to the EaP region and possible security options, expressed expectations from the EU, NATO, and the OSCE, as well as provided opinions on possible developments in the Donbas and Crimea. (PDF)

Threats to Security of Ukraine and Other EaP Countries / Загрози безпеці України та інших країн СхП

The round table “Threats to security of Ukraine and other countries of the Eastern Partnership region and possible responses” was held by East European Security Research Initiative Foundation on 16 January 2018, in Kyiv. “Круглий стіл“ на тему “Загрози безпеці України та інших країн регіону Східного партнерства й можливі відповіді на них“ був проведений БФ “Ініціатива з дослідження східноєвропейської безпеки” 16 січня 2018 р. в Києві.

How the theory of constructivism explains rural-urban migration trend in Azerbaijan

As a result of weak social interaction between urban population and newcomers, dissimilarity of values and lifestyles between them, vulnerability to economic challenges of city life, as well as being strongly tied to their families and relatives living in the regions weakens the position of internal migrants in large cities and affects their migration decisions. (PDF) Rashad Alakbarov

Security Challenges and Rule of Law: Ukraine’s Experience and Perspectives During the Italian OSCE Chairmanship

Food for thought paper presented on behalf of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation at the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference 2017 (Vienna, 5-6 December 2017) and disseminated within the margins of the OSCE Ministerial meeting (Vienna, 7-8 December 2017). (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk, Maksym Khylko  

Human Security and Security Sector Reform in Georgia: A Critical Reflection

Georgian governments have successfully incorporated the aspects of human security in their strategies of conflict resolution, however, their practical implementation remains limited in scope. Democratic oversight of military, security and police forces has also increased recently. Overall, however, the “humanization” of Georgia’s Security Sector remains a work in progress and social, economic, political and even physical security of country’s citizens remains under threat. (PDF) Bidzina Lebanidze