LINKS Director addresses European security issues in keynote speech at NATO PA Baku Seminar.

LINKS Executive Director, Dennis Sammut was the keynote speaker at the 86th Rose-Roth Seminar organised by  the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in the Azerbaijani capital Baku from 16-18 June 2014. in his speech Dennis Sammut addressed key issues in European security and particularly the impact of the crisis in Ukraine on European security, and more specifically…

LINKS Director in Kiev

LINKS Executive Director, Dennis Sammut, visited Kiev from 16-19 March 2014 to familiarise himself with the situation in Ukraine  following the recent political changes and in the aftermath of Russian military intervention in Crimea. In Kiev Dennis Sammut met with a number of Ukrainian politicians, officials and activists representing different elements of the political spectrum.…

LINKS representative addresses the 2012 Caspian Forum in Istanbul with a call to the region’s leaders to put people at the heart of policies.

The first Caspian Forum, a gathering of politicians, officials, representatives of the business community, and representatives of NGOs and think tanks, focusing on issues related to the wider Caspian Region, was held in Istanbul on Thursday 6 December. LINKS was represented by its Director, Dennis Sammut, who was a speaker on the third panel of the…

LINKS suggests practical measures for improving OSCE elections monitoring mechanism.

LINKS used the opportunity provided by the special Human Dimension Meeting of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to propose some practical recommendations for improving the work of the organisation in the field of elections and election monitoring. The meeting was convened by the Irish Chairmanship of the OSCE, together with its Office…

Graphic pictures from the “Arab Spring” greet NATO MPs at their meeting in Marseille

Members of Parliament and experts from NATO countries and partner states in the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe started a three-day meeting in the French Mediterranean City of Marseille today, during which they will consider ways to engage with changes that have been happening in the Arab region since January of last year. Graphic pictures from events in…