Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them


Review Dec 27, 2022
Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review

The Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review is an analytical journal focusing on global issues and analyzing their impact on Lithuania. It is published annually in cooperation with the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2018, the partners have included Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the US Embassy in Lithuania.

Rytų Europos studijų centras
Review Dec 21, 2022
Belarusian trends in 2022 Q4

In the first ten months of 2022, the GDP of Belarus decreased 4.7%, but the overall contraction of the economy is slowing down and it is gradually adjusting to the new sanctions. The annual inflation in Belarus has exceeded 15%, and the country has officially imposed price caps.

Andrius Prochorenko Anton Achremov
Research Dec 12, 2022
Democratic Sustainability Barometer 2022

The survey presents the Democratic Sustainability Barometer, an index comprising four intermediary indexes. They measure different dimensions of public perception of democracy, namely the perception of elements of liberal democracy, the support for the active defense of democracy by means of protests, satisfaction with democracy in Lithuania and trust in Lithuania’s state institutions.

Mažvydas Jastramskis
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NATO 2023

Events Feb 22, 2023
Discussion “What does Zeitenwende mean for NATO’s Eastern Flank?”

The Eastern Europe Studies Centre, in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, hosted the discussion “What does Zeitenwende mean for NATO's Eastern Flank?”, which mainly focused on the changes in Germany's foreign and security policy since 24 February 2022.

Events Feb 20, 2023
Munich Security Conference Debrief

Our Centre’s Director, “Munich Young Leaders 2023” member Linas Kojala today shared his insights on the main topics of the Munich Security Conference, which took place on 17-19 February, as well as on global security trends.  

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Media library

Video recording Mar 06, 2023
Is Europe ready to Face Hardships in Support of Ukraine?

The Eastern Europe Studies Centre, in cooperation with the Chatham House Russia and Eurasia Programme and Lithuanian Embassy in London, hosted the discussion ’Is Europe ready to face hardships in support of Ukraine?’. The panel discussion focused on the place for Ukraine in the European security framework and Europe’s preparedness to continue supporting Ukraine in a prolonged war. During the event, insights were shared by Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, Speaker of the Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament); James Nixey, Director, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House; Tomas Janeliūnas, Chief Research Programme Officer, EESC; Žygimantas Pavilionis, Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee, Lithuanian Parliament; Alicia Kearns MP, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, UK Parliament; Joanna Szostek, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House; and many others.

Research programmes of the Eastern Europe Studies Centre

The aim of the research programmes is to analyse the most important processes in international politics, security and economics, to understand their impact on Lithuania, to make recommendations to decision-makers and to inform the general public. The content of the programmes includes the preparation of analytical studies and publications, the organisation of conferences, and the production of visual material. Analytical work is carried out by leading Lithuanian and foreign experts.