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

EU hesitates to recognise Kazakhstan as European

By |november 6th, 2017|Council of Europe, democratisation, Eastern Partnership, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, News|

Kazakhstan is searching for a post-Soviet identity somewhere between its traditional Kazakh and Turkish cultures, Europe and multiculturalism, diplomats have told EURACTIV. But Europe has been slow to forge closer ties with the young country, despite i...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU hesitates to recognise Kazakhstan as European