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The state of civil society in Central Asia, 15 December 2021

This seminar was organized by the George Washington University Central Asia Program and EUCAM. During the online seminar Erica Marat, Begimai Bekbolotova and Jos Boonstra debate EUCAM's latest working...

Open seminar on ‘Energy Transition and Central Asia’, 17 January 2022

Despite Central Asia being one of the world’s most climatically vulnerable regions, there is a large literature gap related to energy transition and climate change impact and policy in...

Human security – cases from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

On 12 November 2019, EUCAM, together with the European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) and the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) organised a roundtable on ‘Human security – cases from Kyrgyzstan...

Fostering security in Central Asia. Options for Europe-Central Asia cooperation

On 5 June 2019, the Europe-Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM) programme of the Centre for European Security Studies (CESS) in Groningen, the Netherlands, the European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) in Brussels...
EUCAM roundtable in Brussels

Uzbekistan opening? Warming to democratic reform and neighbours

EUCAM together with the European Neighbourhood Council and the Open Society European Policy Institute held a roundtable on Uzbekistan’s democratic reform prospects. Keynote speaker EUSR Peter Burian and Eucam...

Central Asian ‘Jihad’: Home-grown Terror or Marginalised Migrants? The Impact on Counter-terrorism in Europe

Outline In April Europe was jolted by terror attacks in St. Petersburg and Stockholm that appear to have both been carried out by ethnic Uzbek migrants, one from Kyrgyzstan and...

Geopolitical changes in the neighbourhood: What impact on Central Asia?

The ongoing crisis between the EU and Russia over Ukraine is an example of the persistent differences that exist between Brussels and Moscow over several issues in their shared...

The maturing European Union Strategy for Central Asia: Results and Challenges

This roundtable, organised by FRIDE’s EUCAM programme, assessed the EU Strategy for Central Asia that celebrates its seventh year of implementation. Since the Strategy’s inception in June 2007 the...

The security and development challenge for Central Asia: What role for Europe?

On 28 May FRIDE’s EUCAM programme organised a roundtable in Madrid looking into ‘The security and development challenge for Central Asia. What role for Europe?  Fernando de la Serna,...

American and European Policies in Central Asia: Similarities and Divergences

The FRIDE/EUCAM-CAP seminar ‘American and European Policies in Central Asia: Similarities and Divergences’ gathered policy-makers and experts from both sides of Atlantic, including Central Asia. The central topic of...