Thu, May 28, 2020

Zelenskyy at home: One year of domestic reform?

Since his election last year, President Zelenskyy and his government have pledged to transform and energize Ukraine’s economy. Those pledges have not been realized. Why, and what should the government do this year to live up to those promises?

UkraineAlert by Adrian Hoefer

Economy & Business Political Reform

Fri, May 22, 2020

Hudson quoted in the Middle East Eye on Sudan and the United States reaching a preliminary settlement over 1998 embassy bombings

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Tue, May 19, 2020

Hudson joins the World to discuss recent US Supreme Court ruling on Sudan and compensation for victims of the 1998 embassy bombings

In the News by Atlantic Council

Africa Democratic Transitions

Fri, May 15, 2020

Why I’m optimistic Georgia’s reforms can change Ukraine

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili explains why he believes his experience reforming Georgia can help Ukraine accomplish its own post-Soviet transition towards European prosperity.

UkraineAlert by Mikheil Saakashvili

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Fri, May 15, 2020

Kashmiris in the Age of Detention: What Changes for the Kashmiris Pre and Post-Pandemic?

On May 5th, 2020, the South Asia Center's Nonresident Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research, University of Lahore, organized a webinar to discuss the affects of COVID-19 pandemic on Kashmiris.

Event Recap by Atlantic Council

Conflict Coronavirus

Wed, May 13, 2020

Ukraine approves crucial anti-oligarch banking law

Ukrainian MPs have adopted legislation to prevent former owners regaining banks nationalized during recent reforms. The move is a blow to Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoiskiy and paves the way for a new IMF program.

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Corruption Economy & Business

Tue, May 12, 2020

Can Saakashvili rescue Ukraine’s reform agenda?

President Zelenskyy has appointed former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili to lead Ukraine's National Reform Council. What might this appointment mean for the country's stuttering reform agenda?

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Democratic Transitions Political Reform

Tue, May 12, 2020

Zelenskyy’s spring 2020 purge targets reformers

Ukraine's President Zelenskyy won election one year ago by promising to end decades of government corruption, but a spring 2020 purge of leading Ukrainian reformers raises grave doubts over the country's future direction.

UkraineAlert by Victor Tregubov

Democratic Transitions Rule of Law

Mon, May 11, 2020

Enough already

There are other troubling signs on the horizon. Reformers in Kyiv worry that a revanche is underway and civil service, medical, anti-corruption, and fiscal reforms are all under attack.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Political Reform Rule of Law

Mon, May 11, 2020

Nooruddin as a panelist at The Asian Leaders Council at UVA: Citizenship Amendment Bill Webinar

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights India


Tue, Jun 9, 2020

Why Ukraine can’t keep waiting for justice

ONLINE EVENT – Judicial reform is an essential step on Ukraine's path to progress. So why does the issue keep stalling in Kyiv?