Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) | Moldova
A research, education and outreach organization which activates in the field of economic analysis, governance, law, political sciences, strategic and organizational science. IDIS is also a common platform that brings together young intellectuals who are concerned with the success of transition towards the free market and the open society. IDIS helps them to contribute with their energies, values and virtues, providing its logistic, moral and intellectual support and advises them regarding their future projects and initiatives. Consistent with this mission, IDIS has forged several linkages between the academic and policy-making environments, generating policy analysis and recommendations for various areas of public interest, creating and disseminating of the best practices, good governance, and economic analysis.
Caucasus Institute | Armenia
The Caucasus Institute is a policy think-tank based in Yerevan, Armenia. Its goal is to promote inclusive policy-making in Armenia through conducting research, producing and advocating policy documents and encouraging a pluralistic and informed public policy debate. The Institute attains this goal through education, think-tanking and networking. Think-tanking includes debates, research (themes), consultancy and publications. The debates focus on issues of importance to society. Research fills the gap between information and understanding of the region and its development. Publications, disseminated throughout the Caucasus and former USSR, provide an insight into the problems of our region. The audiences, researchers and speakers come from various backgrounds – journalism, research, education, development, government and civil society.
Regional Studies Center (RSC) | Armenia
The Regional Studies Center (RSC) is an independent, nonprofit think tank offering a wide range of strategic analysis and objective research, and implementing a number of educational and policy-related projects. As a leading think tank based in Armenia, the RSC conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives aimed at bolstering political and economic reform and conflict resolution in the broader South Caucasus region. The RSC strives to elevate political discourse and deepen civic activism while broadening engagement in the public policy process. In this way, the RSC partners with various actors and decision makers, including civil society, international organizations, the private sector, academia and state institutions.
Media Initiatives Center | Armenia
Media Initiatives Center (MIC) is the new name of Internews Media Support NGO. MIC promotes freedom of expression and open media. Towards this end, MIC organizes training courses for established and emerging journalists, promotes media literacy, advocates for improved media legislation and protects journalists' rights. The NGO develops media production on human rights, European integration, civic conflict, migration, elections, national minorities, gender and many other issues for a wide range of target audiences. The Media Initiatives Center has been working in Armenia since December 1995. The Media Support Internews NGO was registered in 1996. The organization is a founder and member of Internews International Association.
Caucasian House | Georgia
"Caucasian House" is a cultural, educational and peace building organization, pursuing the goal of creating an ideological and intellectual basis for peaceful development of Georgia and the Caucasus. For a long time "Caucasian House" has been working on projects that promote integration of the peoples of Caucasus and regional development. The fundamental strategy is peaceful stabilization of the conflicts and endorsement of the minority integration policies through the public diplomacy and cultural-educational programs in the region. Caucasian House has been engaged in peace-building on a regional scale. It has been playing an important role in confidence-building between Georgians, on the one hand, and Abkhaz, Ossetians, Russians, Armenians, Azerbaijanis and North Caucasian peoples, on the other. In September 2014, Caucasian House started to implement the project Ukraine – out of the Crisis through a Dialogue, supported by the British embassy Kiev.
Institute of World Policy | Ukraine
The mission of the Institute of World Policy (IWP) is to develop analytical research and implement project activities in order to promote European standards and practices inside Ukraine, as well as to increase support of the foreign opinion leaders, EU and NATO officials for the European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Ukraine. The IWP’s vision is that Ukraine should be integrated into the EU and NATO - not merely as a formalized membership but as adopting the best standards and practices which means joining actually the Euro-Atlantic space of values.