The people’s revolution in Armenia last spring and the developments thereafter had a certain impact on the discussions about LGBTI rights. In the extremely active political process, this topic became one of the most speculated with themes.
Within the framework of the research grants, recipients have to prepare academic articles which will analyze the events of 1989 in Armenia and assess what does the year 1989 means from today’s perspective. The academic articles can be about the following topics:
The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation anannounces the competition for small research grants for applicants from Azerbaijan. The deadline for submitting the applications is January 14, 2019.
Russia has its strategic interests in South Caucasus and tries to have a dominant position in the region. Its neighborhood policy comprised both hard and soft power tools that aim to increase influence over the countries of South Caucasus.
Am 11. April 2018 wird Ilham Alijew als aserbaidschanischer Präsident wiedergewählt werden. Repressionen gegen Regimegegner und ein internationales Korruptionssystem bilden die Grundlage seiner Regentschaft.
Georgia and Armenia have strived to establish good neighborhood policy throughout centuries. There has been neighborly competition over certain issues but during the last two decades, governments of these countries have taken steps to develop joint initiatives in cultural, economic and political spheres.The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation supports the regional dialogue between these two countries.
In 2018, the organization World Experience for Georgia (WEG) with support of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation implements project "Energy Poverty - Guidance for Public Discourse and State Policy in the time of Reform". The main goal of the project is to provide the factual basis, logical framework and recommendations for state policy and public discourse on energy poverty issues.
In a post-industrial era where cities across the globe have taken an entrepreneurial approach to urban territorial management, mega-events have become a prominent part of urban policies (Harvey, 1989). The Olympics and the Formula 1 World Championship are examples of internationally-significant mega-events, typically with an abundance of visitors and global media audiences of billions.