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Remarks by Michael Emerson at the Ninth Ordinary Session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Ninth Ordinary Session, 20 April 2021  

Study presentation. In search of a New Momentum for EU policy with its close neighbours: comparing the Western Balkans and three Eastern European associated states

Both the enlargement and neighbourhood policies are at best stagnating. The perceived incentives for reforms in line with European norms and values are too weak or uncertain. In this respect, there is a need for a new momentum for the European integration…

Op-eds

The Georgian Crisis and its Lessons

The Georgian political crisis, that started after the October 2020 parliamentary elections with all the opposition parties that cleared the one percent threshold refusing to accept the results, is effectively pronounced over. The ruling…

Early elections in Moldova: why, when and how?

A glimpse of hope that Moldova can exit the ongoing political crisis emerged out of the recent decision of the Constitutional Court that validated the early elections. On 15 April, the majority of the constitutional judges ruled that…

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With Russia threatening Ukraine with war, what should the EU do?

Russia’s threat of war with Ukraine, whether for real, for show, or for some undetermined mix of the two, demands a powerful response. While the military-strategic aspect has to be left to the US/NATO, the EU can respond on the basis of its own…

Remarks by Michael Emerson at the Ninth Ordinary Session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Ninth Ordinary Session, 20 April 2021  

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Towards de-facto annexation? Current developments in the “People’s Republics” of eastern Ukraine 2020/2021

Biden's G-moment should not be interpreted as a shift in US policy towards the South Caucasus

A way ahead for Georgia

"Sputnik V" at the EU border and Russia's targets in Moldova

Opinion: Armenia’s endgame in the aftermath of the 2020 Karabakh war needs to be clarified

Opinion: Snap parliamentary elections are unlikely to resolve Armenia’s political gridlock