Video: Actions and Reactions: Political Crisis in Belarus as Seen from Brussels and Moscow

Panelists: · MAGDA STUMVOLL, Research Fellow and project coordinator at the the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe; Board member at Ponto · MARYLIA HUSHCHA, Research assistant at the IIP; Board member at Ponto Discussant: · BENNO ZOGG, Senior Researcher, Center for Security Studies (CSS), ETH Zurich / Co-Head, Peace & Security Programme, Foraus –…
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Policy Paper #2: Actions and Reactions: Political Crisis in Belarus as Seen From Brussels and Moscow

Policy Paper #2: Actions and Reactions: Political Crisis in Belarus as Seen From Brussels and Moscow Marylia Hushcha & Magda Stumvoll Abstract: Belarusians have taken to the streets of their cities and towns for over five months now, demanding free and fair elections after the presidential vote in August had been blatantly rigged. The longer…
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Introducing the Purple Age: Crowdsourced recommendations for a Feminist Foreign Policy

This report presents the output of a transnational participatory process – Policy Kitchen – organized and implemented by the Open Think Tank Network and dedicated to the question: What should a feminist foreign policy look like in the 2020s? This bottom-up process with over 200 participants from five continents has generated a wealth of relevant…
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Klima und Flucht

Die Veranstaltung hat am 9. November 2020 stattgefunden. Was bedeutet es ein “Klimaflüchtling” zu sein? Welche Bedeutung hat dies auf rechtlicher und praktischer Ebene? Welche Möglichkeiten haben Menschen, die schon gegenwärtig vom Klimawandel betroffen sind und internationalen Schutz suchen, wie auch für zukünftige „Klimaflüchtlinge“ und -migrant*innen? Mit besonderem Blick auf mögliche Policy-Forderungen wurden diese und weitere…
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Russianization of Turkish Foreign Policy? The Bigger Question Behind Nagorno-Karabakh

Best Frenemies? Russian President Putin and Turkish President Erdoğan Erdoğan’s increasingly assertive foreign policy seems to align more and more with Putin’s grand strategy. So far, the two internationally dissatisfied powers did not face each other directly with diametrical interests. Nagorno-Karabakh could become the game changer. Huntington Revisited “The most obvious and prototypical torn country…
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Sudan: The Potential Price of Peace

  Der Grosse Soukh in Omdurman © Jan Pospisil   Fifteen months after the revolution that ousted long-term dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, it becomes increasingly evident that Sudan’s two parallel transitional processes of democratisation and peacemaking contradict one another and follow different political logics. The second year after the removal of the Bashir-regime…
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