Members of LINKS working group discuss confidence-building measures with representatives of EU, UN and OSCE

Members of the LINKS working group on confidence-building measures in the Nagorno-Karabakh context discussed the work that the group is currently undertaking with representatives of international organisations, at a workshop held in Oxford on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. The working group was established in June 2017 to develop and promote ideas related to confidence-building measures…

LINKS hosts 3rd Conference on contemporary South Caucasus issues at Oxford University

The 3rd Oxford Conference on contemporary South Caucasus issues, jointly organised by LINKS (DAR) and Oxford University was held at St Antony’s College, on Monday, 12 November 2018.  The theme of this year’s conference was “Regional Co-operation in the South Caucasus: elusive but necessary”.  Representatives of the  EU, UN and OSCE joined dozens of experts and…

Young Armenians, Azerbaijanis and Georgians mark 100th anniversary of modern South Caucasus States at a joint event in Tbilisi

Young Armenians, Azerbaijanis and Georgians participated in a highly symbolic event in Tbilisi on Friday, 11 May to jointly mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the modern republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in 1918. The event, organised by LINKS and the Borjomi Innovators Network (BIN)  was held in the framework of a…

War or peace in Karabakh? In Brussels experts discuss 2016 escalation, and future scenarios

Risks of further violence in and around Karabakh remain high, but experts also see some opportunities for peace in the domestic and international context The second anniversary of the April 2016 escalation of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh was marked by an expert dialogue meeting organised by the European Policy Centre (EPC) and LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and…

LINKS hosts Vienna meeting on confidence-building measures in the Karabakh context

“Security arrangements and confidence-building measures in the Karabakh context: mapping out future steps and scenarios” was the theme of a round table meeting organised by LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and Research) in Vienna on 28-29 November. The event was organised with the support of the Austrian Chairmanship of the OSCE, and attended by representatives of a…

LINKS (DAR) Director calls for an end to fighting in Yemen so that humanitarian crisis can be addressed, and the process of dialogue and reconciliation can start

LINKS (DAR) Executive Director, Dr Dennis Sammut highlighted the humanitarian cost of the war in Yemen and called for urgent dialogue between all concerned parties to end hostilities, so that the long process of reconciliation and reconstruction in Yemen could start. He was speaking at an event held at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)…