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The LGBTI rights and the Revolution

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.

By Arthur Minasyan
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1989: History Competition

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.

Aserbaidschan: Vor der Wahl ist nach der Wahl

Am 11. April 2018 wird Ilham Alijew als aserbaidschanischer Präsident wiedergewählt werden. Repressionen gegen Regimegegner und ein  internationales Korruptionssystem bilden die Grundlage seiner Regentschaft.

By Nino Lejava, Thomas Rabensteiner

Democratic Political Culture

Why the Post-Communist Grey Zone Is Still Grey: Causes and Future Scenarios

There are five potential solutions to the problem of Ukraine's, Georgia's, Moldova's and Azerbaijan's current location in a security-political nowhere-land. They include a Western-Russian grand bargain, NATO accession, EU membership, US security guarantees, and the Intermarium. Yet, none of these models has so far materialized. Why is that the case?

Public Lecture by Thomas De Waal

Taking the Long View: Georgia’s Conflicts in an International Context is a Public Lecture by Thomas De Waal, that took place on January 10, 2019, at HBS Tbilisi Office - South Caucasus Region.

By Thomas de Waal
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Feminism and Gender Democracy

Why LGBT People Emigrate from Armenia: Three Stories

Portraits

Between 2011 and 2013 alone 5,891 LGBT people left Armenia. This article will tell the first-hand story of lesbian, bisexual and transgender Armenian citizens who have moved to different EU countries.

By Arthur Minasyan

The LGBTI Solidarity Network Wraps Up Its Active Phase in Armenia

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On September 28, 2017, the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office, together with its partners PINK and SWV organised a Wrap-up Stakeholder Meeting of the EU-funded Project “Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia”, which was being implemented since early 2015 in Aremnia and Georgia. հայերեն

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Rethinking the Soviet Past

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