"Former Soviet Bloc"
Assessing the Development Gap
Author: Irina Sinitsina, Alexander Chubrik, Irina Denisova, Vladimir Dubrovskiy, Marina Kartseva, Irina Makenbaeva, Magdalena Rokicka, Michael Tomazishvili
Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE)
This report identifies major existing gaps in the four socio-economic dimensions (economic, human, environmental and institutional) and reveals those gaps which could potentially hinder social and economic integration of neighbor states with the EU. More on «Assessing the Development Gap»
Borders and Security Governance
Author: Marina Caparini, Otwin Marenin, Alice Hills, Rey Koslowski, Virginie Guiraudon, Daphné Gogou, Monika Sie Dhian Ho, Kurt Schelter, Peter Hobbing, Jörg Monar, Eberhard Bort, Sandra Lavenex, Louise I Shelley, Martha Cottam, Edgardo Buscaglia, Samuel González-Ruíz
Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)
This book is based on the conference 'Managing International and Inter-Agency Cooperation at the Border' held in Geneva on 13-15 March 2003. More on «Borders and Security Governance»
Conflict in Kyrgyzstan?
Author: Michele E. Commercio
Kennan Institute /
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS)
The author of this paper argues that various phenomena within certain Soviet successor states emphasize the need to reevaluate the definition of conflict, shifting the focus from process to outcome. More on «Conflict in Kyrgyzstan?»