Post-Soviet Space

Dispute Settlement Mechanisms and Peace Agreements

Mechanisms to settle disputes arising in the implementation and operation of a political agreement can take various forms, depending on the specific purpose for which they are established.

Assessing Regional and International Organizations’ Interventions in Civil Wars: Capabilities and Context

This special issue of Civil Wars on “Assessing Regional and International Organisations’ Interventions in Civil Wars: Capabilities and Context” includes a range of case studies on the United Nations, NATO, the European Union, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, the African Union, and the Organisation of American States. Each case study features a presentation and analysis of empirical data in two dimensions: the organization’s general capabilities to carry out intervention in civil wars and, specific to one particular intervention, the conflict context in which it happened.

Ethnic Minorities in Europe

This report, prepared for the European Centre for Minority Issues, in Flensburg, Germany, provides an overview of ethnic minorities in Europe, including details on the size of different minority groups, their origins, and the nature of claims and disputes they are...

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The Ethnopolitical Encyclopaedia of Europe

This volume, published in 2004, presents a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of ethnopolitics in Europe, detailing the dynamics of the political mobilisation of ethnic groups across the continent and its consequences for domestic and international politics. Written...

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