New discussion paper: “Nagorno-Karabakh: Is it time to bring peacekeeping and confidence-building back on the agenda?”

The “four-day war”, fought between the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces from 1-5 April 2016, has forced the international community to take a fresh look at the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Although the fighting ended with a truce reached under Russia’s auspices, it showed the threat for further escalation and violence to be very real, raising the…

Policy Dialogue on Georgia held at the European Parliament on 27 September 2016

More than one hundred members of the European parliament, representatives from the European Commission, NATO, the European External Action Service, representatives of missions of the member states to the EU, and representatives from civil society and the business community, on Tuesday (27 September) discussed Georgia during a Policy Dialogue held at the European parliament. The…

Happy Europe Day

9 May is celebrated annually as Europe Day. It marks the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration that was proposed by French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman in 1950 and that was to be the foundation for the establishment of what later became the European Union. The Schuman Declaration proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel…

Brussels Conference will contribute to dialogue between Europe and the Islamic World

The Conference “Europe and the Islamic World: there is more that unites us than divides us” will be held in Brussels, on Tuesday 14 April from 09.00-14.30.  It is being organised by LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and Research) and the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Co-operation (ICYF-DC) under the auspices of the United Nations…