Wir, nichteuropäische Europäer

Für Georgien war der Gastlandauftritt auf der diesjährigen Frankfurter Buchmesse, der größten der Welt, vor allem ein politischer Erfolg.

By Giorgi Maisuradze



Zur Ergänzung und Unterstützung unseres Teams, suchen wir ab 21.01.2019 bis zum 30.04.2019 bzw. 31.05.2019 eine/n Praktikant/in für das Regionalbüro Südkaukasus der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Tbilissi, Georgien.

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Why Armenians Call for a Velvet Revolution

For almost a week now, huge rallies have shaken the Armenian capital of Yerevan, where Nikol Pashinyan, one of the leaders of the movement, called for a “velvet revolution”. But will the protesters this time successfully press for democratic accountability?

By Sonja Schiffers

Conflict Transformation

Why LGBT People Emigrate from Armenia: Three Stories


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
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The State of Armenia-Turkey Relations

2018 is shaping up to be a consequential year for Turkey and Armenia. Both countries have been experiencing fundamental transformation of their social and political fabric. This short review discusses the influence of these changes on Armenia-Turkey relations. հայերեն

By Philip Gamaghelyan, Pinar Sayan
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Europe and South Caucasus

Armenian-Georgian Neighborhood: same directions or diverging paths?

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.

Armenian Unfinished Revolution

Ishkanian's article "Armenian Unfinished Revolution" is discussing how Pashinyan with a small group of supporters, was able to mobilize a movement that brought about Sargsyan’s resignation. Read in Armenian

By Armine Ishkanian
more on "Europe and South Caucasus"

Ecology, Sustainable Develoment

Energy Poverty - Guidance for Public Discourse and State Policy in the time of Reform

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.

The Eventful Turn: Baku and Mega-Event Led Urban Changes

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.

By David Gogishvili
more on "Ecology and Sustainable Development"

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