Azerbaijan, EU replace Association Agreement with new strategic partnership

Azerbaijan, EU replace Association Agreement with new strategic partnership The EU and Azerbaijan are currently discussing the possibility of signing an agreement on Strategic Modernisation Partnership, head of the EU delegation in Azerbaijan Malena Mard has told reporters. “This is a volumetric agreement covering cooperation in various spheres of the economy and the rule of law,” she said. According to Mard, the Association Agreement and the Strategic Modernisation... Read More

CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Caucasus

CESD was ranked as the top think tank in Central Asia and Caucasus The University of Pennsylvania’s (UPenn) Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program announced rankings of the leading public policy research organizations in the world in their annual Global “Go-To Think Tanks” report. The report’s publication is the culmination of an eight-month process involving the support of think tanks and experts from every region of the world. Despite the scope of the project, the... Read More

Index of Economic Freedom 2014

Index of Economic Freedom 2014 In 2014, the principles of economic freedom that have fueled this monumental progress are once again measured in the Index of Economic Freedom, an annual guide published by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation, Washington’s No. 1 think tank. Azerbaijan’s economic freedom score is 61.3, making its economy the 81st freest in the 2014 Index. Its overall score is 1.6 points higher than last year, reflecting improved scores in the... Read More