Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them


Policy analysts and researchers at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) regularly publish publications on international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them. These include studies, reviews and bulletins on current affairs in Central and Eastern Europe. You are welcome to read and download the studies and reviews.

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Review Nov 24, 2022
Freedom to Speak: Promoting the Freedom of expression in Belarus

Following the disputed presidential election in August 2020 and the refusal by the Western states to recognize the incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the elected president of Belarus, several waves of political repressions swept across the country.

Review Nov 16, 2022
The US-Taiwan-Lithuania Triangle: Partners with a Common Vision for Security

In November 2021, Lithuania’s government agreed to establish a Taiwanese representative office in Vilnius; in August 2022, Nancy Pelosi, the US Speaker of the House, made a bold visit to Taiwan despite all the threatening rhetoric from the People’s Republic of China.

Marshall Reid Tomas Janeliūnas Raigirdas Boruta
Review Oct 24, 2022
China and Southeast Asia 2022/3

The report on human rights in Xinjiang, released at the last minute by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, was an unpleasant blow to China’s leadership, which had considered her last visit a success.

Raigirdas Boruta
Review Oct 17, 2022
Belarusian trends 2022-3

The Lukashenko regime continues to persecute those involved in the protests during the 2020 presidential elections, as well as those who speak out against Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Anton Achremov
Review Jul 25, 2022
China and South-East Asia 2022/02

While the COVID outbreak in Shanghai and Beijing is considered contained, considerable tensions and uncertainty remain in society due to the fact that severe restrictions can be reapplied at any time.

Raigirdas Boruta
Review Jul 07, 2022
Belarusian trends in 2022 Q2

It is estimated that the Belarusian economy could lose between €16-18 billion annually as a result of the sanctions. The country’s GDP is expected to fall by USD 1.2 billion in 2014 and by 4.1% in 2022.

Andrius Prochorenko Anton Achremov