International project "Jean Monnet project"Print
Jean Monnet Project “The role of the European Union in resolving modern international conflicts”
Project Reference Number: 611095-EPP-1-2019-1-RU-EPPJMO-PROJECT
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The project is carried out with the support of the European Union within the framework of Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Programme.
The project is aimed at the in-depth study of the changing role of the European Union in resolving modern international conflicts and promotion of European peacekeeping experience.
Project leader – Nina Shevchuk, Candidate of political science, associate professor, professional diplomat with the highest level of expertise in the field of conflict resolution.
Maria Bulanakova, Candidate of history, associate professor, head of the Department of International Relations (Faculty of International Relations and Politics);
Natalia Mikheeva, Candidate of political science, associate professor;
Dmitry Novik, Candidate of history, director of NWIM Centre for International Project Activities (CIPA), senior lecturer at the Faculty of International Relations and Politics.
Project technical coordinators:
Victoria Morozova, CIPA international coordinator;
Elizaveta Berezina, CIPA international coordinator.
October 23rd, 2019 – Introductory seminar.
October 30-31st, 2019 – Fall workshops module. Workshops: “Unity of positions? Interests and approaches of different EU members towards resolving modern international conflicts”; “The EU and De Facto States”; “EU and Russia: the role and degree of involvement in conflicts in the Caucasus”; “EU and Russia: the role and degree of involvement in conflicts in Moldova / Transdnistria”.
April 24th, 2020 – Round Table “Problems and prospects of cooperation between Russia and the European Union on settlement in the post-Soviet space”.
April 27-28th, 2020 – Panel discussion “The role of the European Union in resolving modern international conflicts”.
Dates are provisional!
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Problems and prospects of cooperation between Russia and the European Union on the settlement of conflicts in the post-Soviet space
24 April 2020
Faculty of International Relations and Politics of SZIU RANEPA
The Round Table opens with the Spring module of events under the project “The role of the European Union in resolving modern international conflicts”. The project is implemented by the research team of the Department of International Relations, Faculty of International Relations and Politics, North-West Institute of Management of RANEPA under the President of Russian Federation.
Researchers, civil servants, diplomats, representatives of the non-governmental sector, international journalists and young scientists are invited to the work of the Round Table. It is designed for multilateral scientific understanding of the problems of interaction between the EU and the Russian Federation in the post-Soviet space.
The Round Table is intended to provide an opportunity for a wide exchange of views at the expert level on issues of conflict resolution in the post-Soviet space, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the conflict resolution process, as well as identifying the main aspects of EU-Russian interaction.
Languages of the event – Russian, English (translation is provided).
Reports, videos and expert interviews on the results of the Round Table will be posted on the project website, in social networks. The materials of the Round Table will be published in the collection of articles and expert reports (RSCI).
Applications for participation in the Round Table are accepted at: firstname.lastname@example.org until 01/02/2020. Please indicate in the application: full name, place of work, position, academic degree, contact details, topic of speech and abstracts (up to 3000 characters).
30 - 31 OCTOBER 2019
WORKSHOP “THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION IN RESOLVING MODERN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTS”
By the end of October held a series of seminars within the Jean Monnet project "the Role of the European Union in the settlement of contemporary international conflicts" (611095-EPP-1-2019-1-RU-EPPJMO-PROJECT) aimed at in-depth study of the changing role of the European Union in the settlement of contemporary international conflicts and the promotion of European peacekeeping experience.
The first introductory seminar on "EU strategies in conflict resolution" was held on 23 October. The attention of the experts was focused on such issues as the institutional framework of the EU in the foreign policy context, as well as a review of conflicts in certain regions of the world, including the post-Soviet space, and a review of the tools used in modern conflicts by the international community.
Two seminars were held on October 30. During the first seminar "The EU and conflict resolution: the positions of different EU members "revealed the issues of participation, as well as the positions of individual States of the European Union in the resolution of conflict and disputed situations.
The second seminar " The EU and De Facto States " was aimed at research EU tools and tactics in relation to unrecognized States and conflicts existing around them. An important topic of the seminar was the involvement of representatives of the non-governmental sector in conflict resolution. The seminar covered a wide range of cases based on specific conflicts.
On October 31, two Case-seminars were held: "EU and Russia: role and degree of involvement in conflicts in the Caucasus" and "EU and Russia: role and degree of involvement in conflicts in Moldova/Transnistria". In the context of the project, specific cases of interaction between the EU and the Russian Federation in the settlement of conflicts in the post-Soviet space were considered.