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

The Case for Providing Lethal Military Aid to Ukraine

The Trump administration’s recent signals about revisiting President Obama’s decision not to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine should be considered in the context of a renewed system of U.S.-Russia relations. This “reconfiguration” is being played in and around Ukraine, and it includes a combination of intimidation and threats, as well as barter proposals tabled by both parties. (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Security Options for the Eastern Europe

Presentation of statement delivered by Dr. Olena Khylko, Associate Professor, the Institute of International Relations, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, at the Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress, discussion panel “Grey security zone in Eastern Europe”, held on September 25, 2017, in Lublin, Poland. (PDF) Olena Khylko