Shaping Strategy for Comprehensive and Effective Western Policy in Eastern Europe

This issue brief published by the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center examines the strategies that the West can employ to combat the Kremlin’s challenges to regional security and the rule of law in Eastern Europe. (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)

Загрози безпеці України та інших країн регіону Східного партнерства й можливі відповіді на них

Представлено узагальнені результати міжнародного експертного опитування «Загрози безпеці України та інших країн регіону Східного партнерства й можливі відповіді на них». 62 експерти оцінили найбільш актуальні загрози в регіоні, можливі опції посилення безпеки, висловили свої очікування від ЄС, НАТО й ОБСЄ, а також прогнози щодо перспектив розвитку ситуації на Донбасі та в Криму. (PDF)

EU-Armenia Agreement on Visas Issuance Facilitation: Third Monitoring Report

Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC) with support of the Open Society Foundations-Armenia published the 3rd National Monitoring Report of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia on the Facilitation of the Issuance of Visas. (PDF) Stepan Grigoryan, Nikolay Israyelyan

The EU and Conflict Mitigation in the European Neighborhood

There were six territorial disputes among the EU’s neighbors when the European Neighborhood Policy was launched 12 years ago. None of these has been resolved, and both the Eastern and the Southern neighbors are more unstable and insecure today than they were when the Policy was launched. This article analyses the ENP as a framework for EU involvement in conflict prevention, management and resolution. (PDF) Zuzana Novakova, Roman Petrov

Attitudes towards European Integration in EaP States: Significance of Elites’ Commitment

The paper examines how the cooperation with the EU has been influencing public sector, legal and economic reforms in EU’s Eastern neighbourhood by means of engaging the local political elites. The developments in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as the situation in Armenia, regarding the perspective for its further participation in the Eastern Partnership, are reviewed. (PDF) Armen Grigoryan