Our Central Asia Programme team distils 10 key issues that may shape Central Asia in 2023
Since the war in Ukraine began in February, Central Asia and the Caucasus have become attractive destinations for Russians.
The UNSC’s 11 May Bosnia and Herzegovina meeting saw the emergence of three key international positions relating to the international community’s approach towards resolving growing instability in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Russian assault against Ukraine is not only a manifest violation of the prohibition on the use of force, a cornerstone of the international legal order set up in the aftermath of World War II, but also a flagrant crime against peace that facilitates the commission of other international crimes, such as the perpetration of war crimes.
Proponents of nuclear weapons disarmament should use the Russian negotiations to further the humanitarian push for arms control, leading to a nuclear weapon free zone in eastern Europe.