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Watch the full report and read the risks at eurasiagroup.net/toprisks2018 In the 20 years since we started Eurasia Group, the global environment has had its ups and downs. But if we had to pick one year for a big unexpected crisis—the geopolitical equivalent of the 2008 financial meltdown—it feels like 2018. Sorry.
2017 History Institute "What is Eurasia? And Why Does It Matter?" Stephen Kotkin, Birkeland Professor in History and International Affairs, Director of Institute of International and Regional Studies, and co-Director of Program in the History and Practice of Diplomacy, Princeton University presenting "What is Eurasia? " Is Eurasia a coherent region? What shared features - political, religious, social, economic -- have knit together the region that stretches from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean. What factors have divided the region?
Democracy Defended and Challenged -A Seminar in the President's Seminar series, part of the “Rethinking Open Society” project- May 31, 2017 Remarks by Robert D. Kaplan, author / Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group CEU's Rethinking Open Society project brings leading thinkers to CEU to examine open society, its history, its achievements and failures and its future prospects in a world where its ideals are under threat.
#MyEurasia Let's take a tour of our new campus with our very own Innocent from Nigeria in this exciting clip featuring the people and places around EURASIA Institute Germany. Many thanks to all EURASIA students and to the TH Wildau EM2/14 students (Mario, Amber, Erik, Jesko, Stephen, Vincent) and project supervisor Prof. Haas! Video Credits: Oliver - Eurasia Institute Africa
In the fourteenth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from three Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Izvestia, and Parlamentskaya Gazeta. He evaluates the correctness of predictions and prophecies made about 2016, the Russian military’s rebuke of the CIA, the preparation for the Syrian peace talks in Astana, Putin’s 2016 international travel itinerary, and the significance of the rising pro-Russian political forces in Eastern Europe for the stability and economic well-being of the region. Show Notes http://bit.ly/2iS99K2 Join the Newsbud Community http://bit.ly/2gbO5ii Visit our website http://bit.ly/2gl9jbd Follow Newsbud on Twitter http://bit.ly/29d5XFD
Traveling to the Soviet Union for the first time in 1986, EGF Board President Ian Bremmer experienced firsthand the warmth of the country’s people and the beauty of its culture. Looking back, it’s hard to believe that relations would deteriorate to where they are today. But the US and Russia can rebuild, he says, by forging deeper connections between their citizens.
Is the trend to restrict civil society, visible in Russia and neighboring countries, getting worse? In some of the countries of the former communist world, it has become more difficult for civil society to operate freely, while in others, civil society plays a strong role promoting reform and responding to regional challenges. These are just some of the divergent trends identified in USAID’s 2015 Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI*), which assesses the health of the civil society sector against key indicators in 24 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. Practitioners and scholars will discuss these trends, what it means for civil society leaders and activists in these countries, and what can be done to put civil society in Central and Eastern Europe a...
Andrew Barnes, Kent State University Natalie Koch, Syracuse University and Anar Valiyev, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku Eric McGlinchey, George Mason University Georgi Derluguian, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Chair: Theodore Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison PONARS Eurasia Annual Conference (Sept. 23-24, 2016)
The Eurasia Foundation Network promotes stability and prosperity throughout the Eurasia region by supporting institutions that advance open, pluralistic and entrepreneurial societies. Our programs harness the energy and aspirations of ordinary citizens seeking to improve the schools, businesses and government in the communities where our partners live and work. We encourage cooperation across sectors and borders to address problems of mutual concern. As a network of five partner foundations rooted in local communities yet linked to international donors and experts, Eurasia Foundation channels resources and expertise to the region and connects its citizens to the wider world.
Subscribe and visit our web-page: http://www.us-television.tv/ ! The modern day Republic of Kazakhstan has sprung from an ancient and varied history, spanning a time of early nomadic tribes to a Khan occupation, becoming a Soviet State and later declaring independence following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in nineteen ninety-one – when President Nursultan Nazarbayev became leader of the nation and remains so today. Kazakhstan is categorised as the world’s largest landlocked country by land area, and the ninth largest country in the world. Bordering China, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, it is a bridge between Europe to Asia and amasses an area almost four times that of Texas. It is home to an estimated seventeen million people and the official languages are Kazakh...
A lecture summary from Robert Strayers Ways of the World. Intended for use with my AP World History course. Society and Inequality in Eurasia vesves North Africa, 500 B.C.E.–500 C.E. All rights are reserved to respectful creator/owner of the powerpoint. ---- Please like, comment, and subscribe to my channel. ---- Biz: email@example.com . A lecture summary from Robert Strayers Ways of the World. Intended for use with my AP World History course. 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Additional edits provided by Daniel Toyama.
The Independent | 26 May 2018
The Independent | 26 May 2018