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Policy Brief: Romanian Facilitation to Ukrainian Export in Wartimes

Ukrainian export in 2021 reached USD 68.1 billion and demonstrated constant growth (up to 40% compared to 2020). Of this amount, 12.4 billion were secured by cereals, yet 7 billion were animal or plant fats and oils. Much of this volume has been exported by sea. As Ukrainian seaports have been blocked by the Russian navy and military actions since February, so both government and business needed to search for […]

Press Release: The Romanian - Ukrainian Civil Society Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation. Third Edition

The Association of Experts for Security and Global Affairs (Bucharest), together with colleagues from the Strategic and Security Studies Group and Foreign Policy Council “Ukrainian PRISM” (Kyiv), organized on Thursday, July 28, 2022, the third edition of the civil society forum Romania-Ukraine, dedicated to the strategic partnership between our countries. Organized under the auspices of celebrating 30 years of diplomatic relations between Romania and Ukraine, the Forum brought together Romanian […]

Policy Brief: Ukraine - Romanian Perspectives of Maritime Cooperation

Ukraine and Romania have shared the vision of the Black Sea security, maritime development and the necessity to increase regional cooperation for quite a long time. Nevertheless, due to objective and subjective reasons, maritime cooperation has never been at a sufficient level. With the Russian blockade of the Black Sea and rapprochement in Ukraine-Romania and Ukraine-EU/NATO relations, there is a new window of opportunity to boost such cooperation, including long-term […]

Policy Brief: The Republic of Moldova in the Foreign Policies of Ukraine and Romania

The Republic of Moldova is the country landlocked by Ukraine and Romania who are the only country’s land-border neighbours. No doubt, the situation in Moldova matters for both Bucharest in Kyiv. Security risks, economic uncertainty, energy-supplies dependence and environmental challenges may have spillover effect and cross-border impact and affect Ukraine and Romania. The country also has strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties with Romania whereas Ukrainian minority in Moldova is […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Press-release: "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"

The Experts for Security and Global Affairs Association (Romania), and its partners, Promo-LEX Association (Republic of Moldova), European Initiative Liberal Academy Tbilisi (Georgia), and Ukrainian Institute for International Politics (Ukraine), has the honour to announce the launch of the project, “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 goal The project aims at […]