Eastern Europe – between democracy and conflict

On November 6, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in cooperation with the “3 DCFTAs” Project and the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum are organising an online-webinar “Eastern Europe – between democracy and conflict”.

All six Eastern Partnership states – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – now find themselves simultaneously at major turning points. The most dramatic and tragic is the ongoing renewed war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno Karabakh. Then the democratic uprising in Belarus remains unresolved after two months. The three states with Association Agreements with the EU – Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – all coincidentally face important elections in the days preceding the webinar, which will reveal tendencies in these countries’ strategic orientations.

This webinar, therefore, assembles experts from all six countries together for a unique regional overview.


  • Veronika Movchan, Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting, Ukraine
  • Denis Cenusa, Expert-Grup, Moldova
  • Ghia Nodia, Ilia State University, Georgia
  • Benyamin Poghosyan, Political Science Association of Armenia, Armenia
  • Shahla Ismayil, Women Association for Rational Development, Azerbaijan, Steering Committee EaP CSF
  • Andrei Yahorau, Centre for European Transformation, Belarus, EaP CSF


  • Steven Blockmans, Director of Research (ad interim), CEPS, Belgium
  • Welcome words by Olena Carbou, Co-founder and Executive Director, Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels, Belgium

Date: November 6, 2020

Time: 11:30-13:00 CET

Platform: ZOOM


This event is free and open to the public.

We kindly ask you to register in English by November 5, 2020.

The number of online participants is limited. However, the live stream of the event will be available on the Facebook pages of “3 DCFTAs” Project and UTTLOB.

Webinar Instructions:

Please connect to the event 5 minutes prior (11:25) to allow time for technical assistance and troubleshooting. Questions to the panelists should be addressed in Q&A chat.

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