ECFR Riga Series

ECFR Riga Series

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Ahead of the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga in May 2015, the European Council on Foreign Relations released a collection of essays and analyses examining the future of the Eastern Partnership, edited by Kadri Liik. The collection brings together voices from Eastern Partnership countries as well as experts on European foreign policy to discuss the Ukraine crisis, economic reforms, and much more.

View from EaP countries

Six experts from Eastern Partnership countries, from Armenia to Ukraine, give their views on the successes and shortcomings of EaP policies.


View from EU countries

Eight experts from countries that played a key role in shaping the Eastern Partnership in the EU discuss how the concepts and policies of EaP are viewed in their countries.


Russia, the European Union, and the Eastern Partnership

by Carl Bildt

What happens to Ukraine now will play a possibly decisive role in the future of the continent itself.


Eastern Partnership after Riga: rethink, reforms, resilience

by Jana Kobzova

The EU should stop rewarding its eastern neighbours’ promises and anchor its aid on reforms delivery.



Podcast: ECFR's director Mark Leonard speaks to Ian Bond, director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform, and ECFR Senior Policy Fellow’s Kadri Liik and Andrew Wilson about the Eastern Partnership summit.


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