Economic development

The movement of goods across the inner borders of the EurasEC countries requires no customs clearance or declarations. ©Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

What does the EurasEC customs union give us?

What benefits does the customs union of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia bring for Kazakhstan’s foreign trade?

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Border management is not only about security but also about freer trade and transit. © OSCE

Border management, the EU, and UNDP

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?

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Drawing a lesson from EU experience? A boat patrolling the border between Ukraine and Moldova. © OSCE

EU cohesion policy: lessons for wider Europe?

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?

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