Словакия после выборов: ожидать ли изменений в отношениях с Украиной, Россией, ЕС, НАТО?

По предложению EESRI Foundation, словацкие эксперты прокомментировали возможные изменения во внешней политике Словакии, в частности, по отношению к Вышеградской группе, Восточному партнерству, Европейскому Союзу, НАТО, Украине и России. (PDF) Душан Фишер, Сюзана Новакова, Йозеф Улиан, Марек Ленч, Самюэль Года, Кристина Бокова

Slovakia’s Foreign Policy Priorities in 2016

Upon proposal of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation, a selection of Slovakian experts commented on the probable changes in Slovakia’s foreign policy, especially with respect to the Visegrad Group, Eastern Partnership, European Union, NATO, Ukraine, and Russia. (PDF) Dušan Fischer, Zuzana Novakova, Jozef Ulian, Marek Lenč, Kristina Bockova, Samuel Goda

The Dutch Referendum on the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine

The Dutch referendum about the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine leads to uncharted waters on several fronts. April 6, 2016 is the first time when an electorate of one EU member state gets a direct say on an external EU agreement. This brief provides an overview of the referendum’s (i) legal and political background, (ii) state-of-play, including the argumentation of its main proponents and (iii) future prospects as the situation opens a range of new questions for the Netherlands, the EU and Ukraine in an unprecedented context. (PDF) Zuzana Novakova

A New Strategy for Europe’s ‘Near Abroad’? Review of the ENP in Wider Context

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The renewal of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), published on 18 November, is analysed in wider context. It is stressed that while reaffirming commitment to the goals to foster stability, security and prosperity, the recent ENP review introduces a potential juncture point in terms of the pragmatic flexibility, re-prioritization and geographical scope. (PDF) Zuzana Novakova

Riga Summit: Implications for the Eastern Partnership

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The Riga Eastern Partnership summit was held against the backdrop of traditionally high expectations, and consequently – certain disappointments. This piece analyses the relevancy of the eastern neighbors’ expectations; the validity of skeptical estimations of the summit results; and the implications of summit outcomes for the future of the Eastern Partnership that faces a number of challenges. (PDF) Olena Khylko

Ризький саміт: наслідки для Східного партнерства

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Ризький саміт Східного партнерства відбувся на тлі традиційно високих очікувань і, як наслідок, певних розчарувань. Чи були виправданими надії східних сусідів ЄС, і чи такими вже слабкими є насправді результати саміту; якими будуть їх наслідки для майбутнього Східного партнерства, що постало перед низкою викликів – аналізу цих питань присвячений даний матеріал. (PDF)