2013

2013.09.26
EESC analyst Dr Laurynas Kasčiūnas delivered a lecture at Odessa National University
EESC analyst Dr Laurynas Kasčiūnas was visiting I. I. Mechnikov Odessa National University, Ukraine, this week, where he met with local students and delivered a lecture on „Ukraine between Two Integration Spaces: Eurasian Union and EU Eastern Neighbourhood“. He also met with members of “Svoboda”, “Batkivshchyna” and “UDAR” political parties to discuss the architecture of EU security system.
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2013.09.24
New Issue of the Belarus Info Letter The Bell

EESC presents a new issue of The Bell devoted to the analysis of the upcoming Vilnius Eastern Partnership Summit. The issue includes articles by Valeria Kostyugova, Political Analyst from the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, and Aliaksandr Shpakouski, Director of the Institution for Information and Education "Topical Conception".

Please find The Bell No. 7 (37) here.

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2013.09.06
EESC analyst Dr Laurynas Kasčiūnas speech at the Inter-parliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy
On 6 September, Dr Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Head of Policy Analysis and Research Division, EESC, participated at the Inter-parliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy held at the Lithuanian Parliament and delivered a speech on the Eastern Partnership and it’s Strategic Importance to the European Union.  
During the speech, L. Kasčiūnas emphasised, that the Eastern Partnership countries cannot continue maneuvering between the EU and Russia, as an emerging alternative of the Eurasian Union forces them to choose one of the two integration spaces.
Dr L. Kasčiūnas speech can be accessed here.
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2013.08.12
Two EESC analysts' articles published in the Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review journal
The first article, Five Approaches to Development Cooperation: An Analysis of the Lithuanian Case by Anastasija Panasevič provides five different approaches to development cooperation and indicates the internal motives influencing the shape of the content of Lithuanian development cooperation policy. The second article, The Creation of the Eurasian Union and its Implications for the European Neighbourhood Policy by Dr Laurynas Kasčiūnas and Dovilė Šukytė analyses an international project that is intended to compete with the EU. The authors seek to evaluate the possible impact of the emerging Eurasian Union and to provide recommendations for EU policy with respect to the Eurasian Union.
Articles can be access at the Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review website.
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2013.08.01
New Issue of Belarus Info Letter The Bell
EESC is delighted to present you yet another issue of the electronic newsletter The Bell devoted to the analysis of upcoming Vilnius Eastern Partnership Summit.
Please read The Bell No. 6 (36) here.
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