July 13, 2020

Historical and Intellectual Basis of International Student Mobility

Traveling abroad for education and training purposes is the result of the internationalization of education, in other words, the spread of international educational activities. Even though the history of the internationalization of education within the scope of edification and missionary activities dates back to ancient times, from the methodological standpoint, […]
July 6, 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on Uzbekistan’s Tourism Industry

The novel coronavirus outbreak affects almost every area of life in many parts of the world. With the arrival of summer, the tourism industry was expected to revive. However, this tourist season is far from the previous years’ activity due to the pandemic. Because of the highly contagious virus, businesses […]
June 29, 2020

Far-Right Parties Rising in the Western End of Eurasia: The Case of Estonia

The past 10 years have been marked by many events such as global economic crises, migration flows, epidemic diseases and their consequences. In many countries, we are witnessing the effects of the series of negative situations on economic, political, and even social life. In a few years after the 2008-2009 […]
June 22, 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on the Kyrgyz Economy

The coronavirus outbreak affected almost the entire world, causing one of the largest economic crises since the Second World War. The leaders of almost all countries of the world, including Kyrgyzstan, are trying to find a balance between protecting public health and maintaining the normal operation of the economy with […]
June 15, 2020

Uzbekistan’s Path to Enhanced Partnership with the European Union

In accordance with the 2019 European Union (EU) Strategy on Central Asia, the European Council initiated negotiations on the new-generation bilateral Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreements (EPCAs) with the Central Asian states. The EPCA, aimed to be a cornerstone of the EU’s engagement with the region, will be the major […]
June 8, 2020

Shinzo Abe’s Pyrrhic victory over Coronavirus

In November 2019, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made history having become the nation’s longest-serving prime minister: he surpassed Taro Katsura, Japan’s prime minister in the early twentieth century. Abe had big plans for 2020 since the country was supposed to host the Summer Olympic Games, and the prime minister […]
June 1, 2020

Vaccine Hesitancy Issues in Kazakhstan

As the novel coronavirus ravages through the world, reaching more than 6 million cases in total, people all over the globe wonder if the pandemic and its subsequent implications are to end anytime soon. Unfortunately, there is a consensus among experts that it is impossible to talk about the end […]
May 25, 2020

Future of Globalization

Globalization remains one of the frequently discussed issues among economists. There are proponents of this process, arguing for free trade, mobility of capital, people, technologies and ideas with a stronger role of international institutions such as the World Trade Organization.  
May 18, 2020

Moldova’s Difficult Choice: European or Eurasian Integration

Moldova is one of the members of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) officially launched on May 7, 2009 and consisting of six post-Soviet states (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). The EaP is meant to serve as the framework for discussions between the European Union (EU) and its Eastern European […]
May 11, 2020

Gender and Disarmament: Increasing Women’s Engagement

On October 31, 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted a landmark resolution that established the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Among other things, Resolution 1325 (2000) reaffirmed the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peacebuilding, stressing the importance of their equal participation […]