- To analyse the development of governance and political structures in the light of the security-democracy nexus in the North and South Caucasus;
- To study democratisation processes (or the lack thereof) and future outlooks including institutional and legal reform and the respective public attitudes towards these processes;
- To map the development of, and cooperation between, civil society actors in the region;
- To spur debate between local practitioners and civil society as well as with European counterparts.
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