CESD POLICY PAPER: ENERGY SECURITY AND ENERGY UNION PERSPECTIVES FOR AZERBAIJAN

CESD POLICY PAPER: ENERGY SECURITY AND ENERGY UNION PERSPECTIVES FOR AZERBAIJAN Azerbaijan is a reliable partner in the energy security issue for the oil importer countries. Country has sufficiently traditional energy resources which already invested on this energy sector. However, country geographical location gives opportunity in order to use the alternative and renewable energy resources which helps to keep the balance of the utilization of energy... Read More

Assessment of Trade Sustainability impact of DCFTA between Azerbaijan and EU: Will the domestic economy gain from the agreement in the long run?

Assessment of Trade Sustainability impact of DCFTA between Azerbaijan and EU: Will the domestic economy gain from the agreement in the long run? CESD- Center for Economic and Social Development started drafting a paper titled as “Assessment of Trade Sustainability impact of DCFTA between Azerbaijan and EU: Will the domestic economy gain from the agreement in the long run?”. The contend and research methodology have already developed and it is... Read More

Economic realities of the Russian-Ukraine conflict

Economic realities of the Russian-Ukraine conflict Getting into the Crimea, Russia did settle not only “va-bank” in the geopolitical relations with The West but also tried to create new game rules on the economic plane in the region. Of course, Moscow was warned beforehand it would face economic and as well as political sanctions. Though the West repeatedly informed Russia about such issues before the conflict even started Moscow initiated such... Read More

EU-Azerbaijan: Implementation of the ENP in Azerbaijan Progress in 2013

EU-Azerbaijan: Implementation of the ENP in Azerbaijan Progress in 2013 The EU-Azerbaijan political dialogue in 2013 was intense. Commissioner Štefan Füle visited Baku in May and visits were made to Brussels by President Ilham Aliyev in June, by the Deputy Foreign Minister in April and December, by the Speaker of Parliament in June and by the Minister of Economic Development in August. The EU Special Representative (EUSR) for the South Caucasus... Read More

EU-EaP Visa Liberalisation Summary of recent developments

EU-EaP Visa Liberalisation Summary of recent developments The Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index has recently been updated with the latest version covering the period October 2013 – January 2014. Many developments took place in the period October 2013 – January 2014 under examination. These were linked to the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius, held at the end of November 2013. Although assessment of the Summit was dominated by... Read More

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... Read More

EU Eastern Partners: Comparative Report 2013

EU Eastern Partners: Comparative Report 2013 The Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership publishes its third Comparative Report about public administration in the EU Eastern Partners. The report examines the progress of public administration reforms towards the European principles of public administration – reliability and predictability, openness and transparency, accountability, and efficiency and effectiveness. The focus is correspondingly laid... Read More

Some take advantage of war, some just want peace

Some take advantage of war, some just want peace There was said a lot about the fact that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is going on. Because of this conflict, the development of the entire region has been hindered, and apparently, this conflict is profitable for someone. However, the economic side of the issue has been discussed but a little since the conflict. The question of what Armenia, Azerbaijan, and the entire South Caucasus have lost due to... Read More

EU will facilitate Visa Regime with Azerbaijan in 2013

EU will facilitate Visa Regime with Azerbaijan in 2013 The outcomes of the last round of talks on easing visa regime between EU and Azerbaijan give the grounds to expect the signing of the relevant agreement in 2013. Th statement came from Ambassador Roland Kobia, the head of the EU delegation in Baku. “We only need to coordinate some insignificant issues. However, there are already grounds to suppose that the agreement on easing visa regime... Read More

EU-Azerbaijan relations progress report

EU-Azerbaijan relations progress report In 2012, the macro-economic fundamentals of the Azerbaijani economy remained largely positive but the country is invited to implement comprehensive measures to tackle corruption and to improve the business and investment climate, according to a progress report released by the European Commission as part of the 2013 ENP package, which takes stock of the progress of EU-Azerbaijan relations. Download Full Report... Read More

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