Publications of NEC Experts
30 December 2017, 10:10

Studies and policy briefs witten by the experts of the New Europe Center :

Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit

The objective of this project is to explore mutual interests of Ukraine and a number of strategically important states in order to develop recommendations for proactive foreign policy of Ukraine and become involved into development of revised foreign policy strategy for Ukraine.


Security in Transition. How to Counter Aggression with Limited Resources (read)

Report analyzes security options for Ukraine based on five models: cooperation with NATO, regional security pacts, armed neutrality, bilateral security instruments, and the asymmetrical model.Authors: Sergiy Solodkyy, Oleksiy Semeniy, Leonid Litra, Olena Betliy, Mykola Bielieskov, Olga Lymar, Yana Sayenko, Yaroslav Lytvynenko, Zachary A. Reeves.

(Sergiy Solodkiy, Olena Betlii, Leonid Litra, Olga Lymar)


Communicating Europe in a New Regional Security Environment

Publication produced in the framework of the project “V4 Supporting Communication Strategy of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine on Implementing AA and DCFTA led by the Foreign Policy Association of Moldova and supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

(Olena Betlii)


EU Membership Perspective for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine: Impossible, Forgotten or Hidden? (read)

(Leonid Litra, Ivane Chkhikvadze)


Conflict Settlement Practices around the World. Lessons for Ukraine (read)

IWP has studied the international experience in settling conflicts, and developed concrete recommendations to facilitate the implementation of the Minsk agreements.

(Daria Gaidai, Kateryna Zarembo, Leonid Litra, Olga Lymar, Yaroslav Lytvynenko, Ivan Medynskyi)


Monitoring and Evaluation of Association Agreements with the EU (read)

This paper aims to provide successful tools that were used in Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia, and advise on how to improve certain aspects that would lead to a more efficient implementation of the AAs, as well as to demonstrate possibilities for effective monitoring and evaluation with existing examples.

(Leonid Litra)

How Could the EU Accelerate Reforms in Ukraine? (read)

(Sergiy Solodkyy, Vitaliy Sharlay)


The Reform of the Peacekeeping Mission in Transnistria: a Premise for Conflict Settlement

The authors examined the role of the peacekeeping mission in Transnistria and its evolution over the 22 years. Experts also analyze several scenarios of reforming it in the context of events happening in Ukraine and their impact on Moldova.

(Corneliu Ciurea, Alyona Getmanchuk, Leonid Litra, Eduard Tugui)


Ukraine-Russia: Scenarios for the Development of Bilateral Relations (read)

Present document is a result of joint efforts of Ukrainian and Russian experts to elaborate common vision about future of Ukrainian-Russian relations and define scenarios of the development of bilateral relations.

(Daria Gaidai)


Ukraine-NATO: Diagnosing the Partnership (read)

(Alyona Getmanchuk)

Ukraine-NATO: a Hidden Integration or Undeclared Neutrality?


(Sergiy Solodkyy)
NATO and Ukrainians: Does Public Opinion Matter?


A Call for the EU — Time to Step in. Ukraine’s Expectations from the European Union

(Alyona Getmanchuk, Sergiy Solodkyy)


Research «How to Get Rid of Post-Sovietness?»

How does post-sovietness become apparent in politics and everyday life? How to minimize its harmful effect for development of european nation? By the post-sovietness we mean the form of the socio-political mutation, when the old soviet values and models of behavior combine with the Western equivalents.

(Alyona Getmanchuk, Sergiy Solodkyy)


Ukraine’s Soft Power in the region: The Tool for Effective Foreign Policy

Institute of World Policy estimated the potential of Ukraine’s soft power in six states, EU Member States Poland and Romania, Ukraine’s partners in European integration Moldova and Georgia, and the neighbours in the North, Belarus and Russia.

(Alyona Getmanchuk, Sergiy Solodkyy, Kateryna Zarembo)


Policy briefs

(Kateryna Zarembo)

EUAM’s First Year: Ambitions vs Reality (read)

Mission Accomplishable? The audit of the EU efforts to reform the civil security sector of Ukraine. (read)


(Leonid Litra)

The Approaches on the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict The attitudes of France, Italy and Spain (read)


(Daria Gaidai)

European Integration and the Regional State Administrations. How is the EU Promoted on the Regional Level? (read)

The Fight against Corruption in Georgian. Is there a chance in Ukraine?

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