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,…

Experts from Armenia and Azerbaijan discussed ways to take forward work on confidence-building in meetings in Vienna facilitated by LINKS (DAR)

Experts from think tanks and civil society groups in Armenia and Azerbaijan met in Vienna on Thursday (29 June) to discuss issues related to confidence-building measures (CBMs) and how they can contribute to a lasting and peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Participants discussed the framework in which CBMs can be implemented, as well as…

Dennis Sammut discusses globalisation and the clash of civilisations at the New Georgia University in Poti (video)

On 8-9 May 2017, LINKS Director, Dr Dennis Sammut visited the Georgian city of Poti on the Black Sea coast as guest of the New Georgia University, an education institution established under the patronage of the Georgian Orthodox Church. On 9 May Dennis Sammut gave a lecture on globalisation, and its impact on the South…

Since it was established in 1997 LINKS has sought to contribute to peace, good governance and prosperity in Europe’s neighbourhood to the East and to the South through meetings, publications and initiatives, and through interaction with governments, parliaments, civil society, media and political forces. Most of our work has been in the countries of the…

GARSI – Gulf and Red Sea Initiative

LINKS (DAR) has launched a new initiative within the framework of its programme Europe and the Islamic World. GARSI – Gulf and Red Sea Initiative seeks to provide timely information and analysis on the countries of the Gulf and Red Sea and their immediate neighbourhood, and a space for dialogue between Europe and the region