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  • 2016-01-14

    Phil C.W. Chan 陳政偉 Joins ISDP as Senior Fellow

    Dr. Phil C.W. Chan has joined ISDP as Senior Fellow. Dr. Chan is a law graduate of the University of Hong Kong, Durham, and the National University of Singapore where he obtained his Ph.D., and has previously served in substantive and visiting positions in Law, International Relations and Asian Studies at universities in Europe, Asia, […]

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  • 2016-01-12

    Open Internship Opportunities Spring 2017

    Looking for work experience in research, communications or editing? Join our international team in Stockholm for the spring of 2017! We have open internship opportunities within our Center for Transnational Threats or Publications Team. More information can be found here. If you have already applied, and are still interested in the position, please send an email to Lisa […]

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  • 2016-01-10

    A Summary of the Conference “Kazakhstan and Europe: Charting a Path to Progress”

    On December 14, 2015, the Institute for Security and Development Policy organized the conference “Kazakhstan and Europe: Charting a Path to Progress” at the Sheraton Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. The conference consisted of two panels examining the multiple vectors of Kazakhstan’s integration into regional and international organizations. As ISDP Director Dr. Svante Cornell stated in […]

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  • 2016-01-10

    Expert Interview – Niklas Swanström on North Korea’s Nuclear Test

    On January 6, North Korea announced that it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb. If confirmed, it would be the country’s fourth nuclear test since 2006. ISDP’s Director, Niklas Swanström, gives his take on the test and its implications. Has North Korea really detonated a hydrogen bomb? While it would appear that North Korea has […]

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  • 2015-12-24

    The ISDP Staff Wishes You Happy Holidays

    All of us at the Institute for Security and Development Policy would like to express our very best wishes to you during this Holiday Season. We are grateful for your partnership, support, and comments during 2015 and look forward to working closely with you in the next year. Happy Holidays! The ISDP Staff  

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  • 2015-12-22

    First Peace Education Training in Chin State, Myanmar

    One Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd December 2015, ISDP and the Myanmar Minerva Education Center (MMEC) supported the first ever peace education training to be held in Chin State, Myanmar. The training was organized by DAWN, which is one of the largest civil society organizations in Chin State. The workshop focused on political dialogue and […]

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  • 2015-12-22

    After the Enhanced PCA: Kazakhstan in Focus

    On December 21 in Astana, the EU and Kazakhstan signed an Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA). This agreement provides an important platform for European engagement with Kazakhstan and wider Central Asia. The first of its kind with a Central Asian country, it is recognition of Kazakhstan’s growing regional and international standing, and the fact […]

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  • 2015-12-17

    A Summary of the Seminar “Multiculturalism and Inter-religious Tolerance: The Experience of Azerbaijan and its Significance for Europe”

    On November 18, 2015, ISDP co-organized the seminar “Multiculturalism and Inter-religious Tolerance: The Experience of Azerbaijan and its Significance for Europe” together with the Baku International Multiculturalism Center and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Sweden. Listen to ISDP Director Svante Cornell’s opening speech here:   The seminar consisted of […]

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  • 2015-12-17

    Expert Interview – Johan Engvall on Kazakhstan’s Role in International Organizations

    Kazakhstan has developed a track record of being the most proactive and innovative former Soviet republic in international cooperation. What have been some of the most notable milestones for Kazakhstan in achieving its foreign policy objectives, and why has it been more successful than its Central Asian neighbors? What role does the “Russian pillar” play […]

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  • 2015-12-16

    Roundtable with Prof. Dai Yonghong and Prof. Wang Zhou from Sichuan University

    On Wednesday, December 16, 2015, ISDP hosted a roundtable with Professor Dai Yonghong and Professor Wang Zhou, two representatives from Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, with which ISDP in 2014 formalized cooperation. Professor Dai Yonghong is a former Guest Researcher at ISDP and he is currently Research Professor of International Relations and Director of the […]

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