What benefits does the customs union of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia bring for Kazakhstan’s foreign trade?
The EU wishes to export its ‘soft power’ via border management programmes—including those implemented by UNDP in Europe and Central Asia. But what exactly does this entail?
Topics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Border management, Borders, Caucasus, Central Asia, Conflict, Economic development, Ethnic minorities, EU accession, European Neighbourhood Policy, European Union, Frozen conflicts, Georgia, Infrastructure, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Security, Security sector reform, Tajikistan, Trade, Transnistria, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
What can be learned from the conduct of cohesion policy in the new and old member states that could be useful for the countries along the EU’s southern and eastern borders?
Topics: Absorption capacity, Borders, Capacity development, Central and Eastern Europe, Decentralization, Economic crisis, Economic development, EU accession, European Commission, European Union, Eurozone, Implementation capacities, Macroenomic policy, New EU member states, Regional disparity, State reform