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…

In Borjomi, participants – mainly young scholars and professionals, from seventeen countries from Europe, Eurasia and the MENA regions – discuss global challenges and innovative solutions

On 7-9 July 2017, in the renowned Georgian resort town of Borjomi, in the heart of the Caucasus region, LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and Research) convened a workshop on the theme “Global challenges, shifting regional parameters, and the need for innovative responses”. Forty-six participants, mainly young scholars and professionals, came from seventeen countries from Europe, Eurasia…

Lord Purvis of Tweed makes keynote address at LINKS workshop focusing on need for innovative responses to global challenges

Over forty participants from 17 countries attended the workshop organised by LINKS (DAR) on the theme “Global challenges, shifting regional parameters, and the need for innovative responses” held in Borjomi, Georgia from 7-9 July 2017. British parliamentarian, Lord Purvis of Tweed, made the keynote address in which he outlined the rapid changes ongoing in the world,…