Author archives: ESGA

Policy Brief: The Prospects of Cooperation between Ukraine and Romania within 3 Seas Initiative

The Three Seas Initiative (3SI) was launched in 2015 by Polish President Andrzej Duda and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. The Initiative went through a significant process of evolution and institutionalization. Now the format includes Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. The idea behind the Initiative was to fill the gap between the Western and Central and Eastern Europe developed in the latter […]

Policy Brief: The Associated Trio and Romania: in Search of Cooperation Dimensions

Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia represent a more advanced track of cooperation with the EU within the Eastern Partnership policy. Having signed the Association agreement (AA) bilaterally with the European Union, these three partner states embraced the reforms track and rapprochement with the European norm and standards. Although, each of the partners has elaborated its own implementation plan in terms of commitments and timeline, more or less similar structure of the […]

Policy Brief: Romania - US Political and Security Relations in the Wider Context of the Black Sea Region

In recent years, since the inauguration of President Donald Trump and continuing this trend all the way to the presidency of Joseph R. Biden, the United States has begun to pay more and more attention to Romania in the context of its own interests in Central and Eastern Europe. This interest was primarily due to Romania’s significant role in the security system of NATO’s eastern flank and Romania’s importance to […]

Newsletter May 2022: The unresolved Conflicts from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Dear colleagues, As part of the “The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. A common EaP and EU vision for reconciliation and confidence-building across the region” project, we are delighted to present you our third Newsletter. See the full version at the link. The content of the Newsletter is the sole responsibility of the ESGA Association and does not necessarily reflect its partners’ views. “The project benefits from support through the […]

Online Workshop: Perspectives and Levels of the Conflict Analysis, Analytical Framework

The Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs (Romania) and its partners, Promo-LEX Association (Moldova), European Initiative Liberal Academy Tbilisi (Georgia) and Ukrainian Institute for International Politics (Ukraine), organised on May 13, 2022, the first meeting of the experts involved in the activities dedicated to the implementation of the conflict analysis methodology in the Black Sea region, as well as the strengthening and deepening of cooperation between the project […]

Newsletter March 2022: The unresolved Conflicts from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Dear colleagues, As part of the “The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. A common EaP and EU vision for reconciliation and confidence-building across the region” project, we are delighted to present you our second Newsletter. See the full version at the link. The content of the Newsletter is the sole responsibility of the ESGA Association and does not necessarily reflect its partners’ views. “The project benefits from support through the […]

RO/EN: Poziționarea politică a statelor din Asia Centrală față de agresiunea militară a Rusiei împotriva Ucrainei

Notă analitică [RO] Poziționarea politică a statelor din Asia Centrală față de agresiunea militară a Rusiei împotriva Ucrainei Statele din Asia Centrală s-au numărat printre statele care nu au condamnat agresiunea militară a Rusiei împotriva Ucrainei la votul rezoluției Adunării Generale ONU din 2 martie. Astfel, Kazahstan, Kârgâzstan și Tadjikistan s-au abținut de la vot, în timp ce reprezentanții Turkmenistanului și Uzbekistanului nu au fost prezenți. Situația nu este întru […]

Policy Paper: The hybrid war dynamics and mechanisms: Why does the internal needs-assessment matter?

For an audience familiar with the internal realities of Azerbaijan’s politics and economy, its country profile will highlight its potential to influence regional projects and energy policies. But, it will also entirely explain accelerated military sector investment1, argued by the extended war from the Nagorno Karabakh region. An in-depth analysis will also show that Azerbaijan is developing in a dynamic environment, conditioned by the evolution of foreign policy and national […]

Policy Brief: Romanian-Ukrainian Interuniversity Cooperation – One of the Most Effective European Neighborhood Partnership Instrument

This article is dedicated to the analysis of cross-border cooperation in the educational field between the universities in Romania and Ukraine and analyzes the prospects of the Romanian-Ukrainian partnership in higher education, their preconditions, and the factors that should be paid attention to and elaborated for the continuation of the successful collaboration. The extension of the contacts in the consolidation of the interuniversity partnership plays a crucial role in the […]

Newsletter January 2022: The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Dear colleagues, As part of the “The unresolved conflicts from Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. A common EaP and EU vision for reconciliation and confidence-building across the region” project, we are delighted to present you our first Newsletter. See the full version at the link. The content of the Newsletter is the sole responsibility of the ESGA Association and does not necessarily reflect its partners’ views.   “The project benefits from […]