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Policy Brief: Ukraine-Romania Cooperation under NATO umbrella (in the context of Russian military expansion in Europe)

The general understanding of security and key threats in the neighborhood and in the Wider Black Sea region went through a process of significant evolution in Romania . The Russian aggression first against in Georgia in 2008 and then in Ukraine starting from 2014 and with a high point in 2022 have triggered the process of such evolution. Bucharest has put its stakes on Trans-Atlantic solidarity, strengthening its ties with […]

Policy Brief: The reaction of the Black Sea countries on Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine: analysis of the objections

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, was not only a violation of international humanitarian law and an encroachment on the sovereignty of an independent country. This move has put the security of all European countries at significant risk, as the Kremlin’s main focus of aggressive rhetoric in recent years has been on the West. Even before the massive offensive on Ukraine, Moscow used disinformation and lobbyists, energy […]

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 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 […]

Geneva, Brussels and Vienna - failed but necessary negotiations

Following the escalation of diplomatic aggression between the Russian Federation and Western partners, amid increasing Russian military presence on the border with Eastern Ukraine, several rounds of negotiations took place on January 10-14, 2022. Topics such as “NATO enlargement”, the conflict in Ukraine or areas of influence have been addressed to define those red lines that partners cannot accept. The first meeting took place on January 10, 2022, in Geneva, […]

Policy Brief: Cyber Security in the Context of Ukraine - NATO Cooperation

The formation of cybersecurity in Ukraine is considered in the context of modern challenges of information policy in a hybrid war. This paper analyses the evolution of cooperation in the field of cybersecurity between Ukraine and the NATO states and the diminishing vulnerability of Ukraine’s cyberspace. The main purpose of the analysis is to define the role of strengthening international cooperation for the investigation of cybercrime that ensures the security […]

Romania and the Russian Federation: Different Agendas on the Black Sea

Abstract The aim of this paper is to support the structuring policy perspectives of the national security, economic and energy security related relations between Romania and the Russian Federation in the context of Crimea war and intensification of the tensions in the Russia-EU-NATO connections. The Black Sea nexus is the main focus of this paper because this area is possessing a huge geopolitical and geostrategic potentialities to the end that […]

Rolul societăţii civile în procesul de luare a deciziilor de politică externă şi securitate. Studiu de caz: Republica Moldova

Acest articol a fost prezentat în cadrul conferinței internaționale “Viitorul Parteneriatului Republica Moldova – NATO în condițiile noilor provocări regionale” organizată de către CID NATO la Chișinău pe data de 3 iunie, 2015 Sursa: Centrul de Informare și Documentare privind NATO în Moldova Analiza şi abordarea interdisciplinară a proceselor politice nu este un fenomen nou în cadrul studiului ştiinţelor politice, iar conexiunea dintre politica externă şi securitatea naţională a unui stat […]