Kazakhstan-EU relations entering a new stage

By |januar 17th, 2020|Central Asia, democratisation, EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, EU-Kazakhstan relations, human rights, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev|

This New Year marks the start of a fresh chapter in the relationship between the European Union and Kazakhstan and on 20 January, the EU-Kazakhstan Cooperation Council will discuss the state of play, writes Mukhtar Tileuberdi.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan-EU relations entering a new stage

Political reform in Kazakhstan is also an answer to a global problem

By |januar 6th, 2020|democratisation, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, reform|

The recent reforms introducing more democracy in Kazakhstan are also an answer to a global problem – how to respond to the lack of public confidence in leadership around the world, writes Shavkat Sabirov.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Political reform in Kazakhstan is also an answer to a global problem

Kazakhstan’s leadership opens up to ‘alternative opinion’

By |december 24th, 2019|death penalty, democratisation, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News|

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered a major agenda-setting speech on Friday (20 December), outlining measures to improve the economy and social standards, but also introducing several democratic reforms.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan’s leadership opens up to ‘alternative opinion’

Uzbekistan holds first legislative polls under pro-reform leader

By |december 20th, 2019|Central Asia, democratisation, elections, News, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan|

Uzbekistan votes Sunday (22 December) in the former Soviet republic's first parliamentary elections since a new leader ushered in an era of reform after years of isolation and stagnation, yet voters' choices remain highly restricted.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Uzbekistan holds first legislative polls under pro-reform leader

Uzbekistan holds first legislative polls under pro-reform leader

By |december 20th, 2019|Central Asia, democratisation, elections, News, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan|

Uzbekistan votes Sunday (22 December) in the former Soviet republic's first parliamentary elections since a new leader ushered in an era of reform after years of isolation and stagnation, yet voters' choices remain highly restricted.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Uzbekistan holds first legislative polls under pro-reform leader

Azerbaijan: Snap elections are coming – and a new generation of politicians

By |december 4th, 2019|Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan elections, democratisation, Ilham Aliyev, modernisation, News|

The expected snap parliamentary elections will likely launch a new democratic era in Azerbaijan, giving the voters a further possibility to advance the reform process, writes Dr. Ceyhun Osmanli.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Azerbaijan: Snap elections are coming – and a new generation of politicians

Kazakhstan’s new president vows to pursue controlled democratisation

By |september 3rd, 2019|Belt and Road Initiative, China, democratisation, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, reform|

Kazakhstan’s new President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered on Monday (2 September) his first major speech following his election last June, defining his policies in all fields of the economy and society.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan’s new president vows to pursue controlled democratisation

EU, Cuba build ties in face of US pressure

By |maj 16th, 2018|Climate Change, Cuba, democratisation, Donald Trump, EU-Cuba, human rights, News, Paris Agreement, Renewable Energy, Venezuela|

The EU and Cuba signed a renewable energy deal on Tuesday (15 May), a step towards normalising relations in defiance of Washington's continuing hardline stance on Havana.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU, Cuba build ties in face of US pressure

Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

By |februar 16th, 2018|democratisation, economic growth, Ethiopia, ethnic tensions, human rights abuses, News|

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn suddenly resigned yesterday (15 February) in what he described as a bid to smooth reforms, following years of violent unrest that threatened the ruling party’s hold on Africa’s second most populous nation.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

‘Central Asia Spring’ hailed after Uzbekistan changed leadership

By |november 29th, 2017|Central Asia, democratisation, Iveta Grigule, News, Uzbekistan|

A leading MEP said on Tuesday (28 November) that regional cooperation in Central Asia was benefitting from “a new beginning” thanks to democratisation in Uzbekistan flowing the death of its first leader Islam Karimov in 2016.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Central Asia Spring’ hailed after Uzbekistan changed leadership