South East Europe and Black Sea Region

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Luke James

Programme Director

ilker-kalin

Ilker Kalin

Researcher, Funding Raising Officer

sophia

Sophia Zademack

Researcher, Editor

peter

Peter Chilvers

Senior Researcher

Alex Merrick

Researcher

Daria Grigorieva

Researcher

Nia Chigogidze

Peace and Security Researcher

joanis

Ioannis Alexandris

Researcher

strahinja-karanovic

Strahinja Karanovic

Researcher

maya-avci

Dr. Maya Avci

Legal Researcher

Events

18 August

19:00 CEST (GMT+2) online

War in Ukraine and Impact on Arms Trade and Militarism: South East Europe and the Black Sea Region

Join International Crisis Group’s Zaur Shiriyev, data and policy analyst Abdullah Sencer Gözübenli, independent researcher Esra Serim and moderator Luke James on Thursday 18 Aug at 19:00 CET for a webinar on “War in Ukraine and Impact on Arms Trade and Militarism: South East Europe and the Black Sea Region”.

This event, in a series exploring the impacts of war in Ukraine on arms trade and militarism more globally, examines the actions and dilemmas faced by countries in South East Europe and the Black Sea Region. This event, co-hosted by Platform for Peace and Humanity and the Forum on the Arms Trade’s Emerging Expert Program, seeks to bring perspectives from younger professionals into the conversation about the humanitarian, economic and other implications of arms transfers, security assistance, and weapons use.

Speakers:
Zaur Shiriyev, analyst for South Caucasus, International Crisis Group
Abdullah Sencer Gözübenli, Balkan Studies and Foreign Policy analyst, Åbo Akademi University
Esra Serim, independent researcher, member of Forum on the Arms Trade’s Emerging Expert program

Moderator:
Luke James, Director of the South East Europe and Black Sea Region Programme at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Webinar ID: 884 1927 4366
Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BTR_bGMeThCvxdq0Mbdenw

07 July

19:00 CEST (GMT+2) online

Revisiting Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Reflections and Outlook

Join us on 7 July for a webinar titled “Revisiting Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Reflections and Outlook”. We will be reflecting on the Court’s work so far, discussing why it was created and its impact on transitional justice and domestic politics in Kosovo. With prosecutions stalling, we will assess the short-mid term outlook of the Court.

Speakers:
Abit Hoxha, Lecturer of Journalism and Researcher at the University of Agder
Xhorxhina Bami, Kosovo Correspondent for Balkan Insight
Gregory W. Kehoe, Defence Counsel, Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Moderator:
Luke James, Director of the South East Europe and Black Sea Region Programme at Platform for Peace and Humanity

Zoom Webinar ID: 849 1004 4777
Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C38lLTj7SK2JvMRkzLigWw

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