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“Security Passport of Ukraine 2019: Results and Recommendations”

The project “Security Passport of Ukraine 2019: National and Regional Dimensions” was implemented with the aim of studying security situation in different regions of Ukraine, creating a risk map for each of them based upon information received, and developing recommendations for an adequate response to current threats.

In 2019, the research was conducted in Mykolaiv, Volyn, Sumy, Chernivtsi, Donetsk and Luhansk regions (in the latter two cases, a re-study of the situation was made to compare with the results of 2017 and 2018).

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«Ukrainian Frontier: challenges for Transcarpathia and Black Sea Coast region»

Project “Ukrainian Frontier: сhallenges for Transcarpathia and the Black Sea Coast region” is an initiative of the NGO Center for International Security (CIS) and the National Institute for Strategic Studies, implemented with the assistance of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Ukraine (Kyiv) in partnership with the Ministry for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine.

The aim of the project is to identify imminent threats and challenges in multicultural, multinational Ukrainian Black Sea Coast region and Transcarpathia, where are risks of increasing conflictogenicity due to internal and external factors; developing recommendations for reducing the identified destructive impacts and ensuring good governance at the level of districts (communities), local and central authorities.

During April-May 2019, representatives of the Centre for International Security and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Ukraine studied the problems of the regional centres of Transcarpathia (Mukachevo, Berehove, Khust), Mykolaiv oblast (Pervomaisk, Yuzhnoukrainsk, Ochakiv), and Odesa oblast (Podilsk, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Bolhrad).

“Security Passport of Ukraine 2018: National and Regional Dimensions”

The project “Security Passport of Ukraine 2018: National and Regional Dimensions” is a continuation of the initiative launched in 2017 by the international organization “Centre for International Security” and the National Institute for Strategic Studies with the support of the NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine in a partnership with the Ministry for Veterans Affairs, Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine. The aim of the project is studying security situation in different regions of Ukraine, creating a risk map for each of them based upon information received, and developing recommendations for an adequate response to current threats.

In 2018, the research was conducted in Odesa, Rivne, Chernihiv, Kropyvnytskyi, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia regions.

“Security Passport of Ukraine 2017: Results and Recommendations”

Research “Security Passport of Ukraine: National and Regional Dimensions” was implemented by NGO “Centre for International Security” in October-December 2017 with the support of the NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine in partnerships with the National Institute for Strategic Studies and the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs.

The study was conducted in six regional centers of Ukraine: Vinnytsia – October 5-6, Uzhhorod – October 12-13, Kramatorsk – October 19-20, Dnipro – October 26-27, Kharkiv – November 1-2, Kherson – November 9-10. The field stage included quantitative and qualitative research (questionnaires and focus groups).

“Analysis of Key Influence Groups in Government-Controlled Territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk Regions on European Integration of Ukraine”

The study is based on the results of 12 roundtables, which took place from 19 to 26 January 2017 in Mariupol, Kramatorsk and Sievierodonetsk with the participation of representatives of local authorities, academicians, public activists and business circles. The project was implemented in cooperation with the National Institute for Strategic Studies with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation.

As a result of the study, recommendations were developed for central and local authorities concerned European integration issues, as well as for international foundations and diplomatic missions in European countries. The recommendations relate to information policy, education, business, economy and investment, civil society, local government effectiveness and donor assistance to the region.

Euro-Atlantic Donechyna

Periodic scientific and informational publication of the Centre for International Security and Euro-Atlantic Cooperation of Donetsk National University, which was published in 2006-2013 (32 issues in total).

Leading expert publication of the region, containing scientific works of experts on Euro-Atlantic integration, students and researchers of the issue. Topics of publications include NATO-Ukraine relations, Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration issues, current international processes, international security issues and NATO’s role in its resolving.

The publication consists of several sections, including: “Scientific Page”, “Recommendations for Teachers and Students”, “Materials of Conferences and Seminars”, “Information Page”, “Monitoring of Regional Media”.

Handbook “Secure World”

The handbook “Secure World” is a unique publication of the Centre for International Security experts.

The handbook outlines the thematic plan and basic materials of the optional course “Secure World” for pupils of secondary school, the purpose of which is the formation of scientifically grounded views of students on urgent problems of international security and the process of Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, approval of pragmatic approaches to Ukraine’s geopolitical prospects.

The textbook is translated into Russian and Ukrainian.

The handbook is prepared within the framework of the 2008 NATO-Ukraine Target Plan with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. It is recommended by the Collegium of Education and Science Administration of Donetsk Regional State Administration. The handbook was revised in 2010 with the assistance of the International Renaissance Foundation.

Handbook “Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine and International Relations”

The handbook “Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine and International Relations” is devoted to the analysis of global security problems in the world as a whole, in Europe and Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration issues. It is intended to be used as material for studying the following courses: International and European Security, Transformation of Global Security Structures, International Systems and Global Development, Foreign Policy of Ukraine.

The purpose of the handbook is a forming a systematic view of students on the security policy issues in global world.

The publication is prepared within the framework of the 2008 NATO-Ukraine Annual Target Plan with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Handbook “Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine”

The handbook for students “Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine” contains in-depth information about the processes of Ukraine’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

The textbook outlines the thematic plan and main materials of the lecture course “Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine” for students specializing in political science and international relations.

The aim of the course is to reveal the peculiarities of the integration processes of the present and to determine Ukraine’s place in them, to show the benefits of Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration vector, taking into account social challenges and geopolitical risks.

The handbook was prepared within the framework of the 2008 NATO-Ukraine Annual Target Plan with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Handbook “Ukraine on the Road to NATO”

The handbook “Ukraine on the Road to NATO” is devoted to the study of an important and topical issue.

The course covers the history of Ukraine’s relations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from the first independent steps in the international arena to the present day and is designed for students of specialties “History”, “Political Science”, “Journalism” and “International Relations”.  This handbook provides a course syllabus, preparation materials for tests, as well as a list of recommended sources and literature.

The handbook was prepared within the framework of the 2008 NATO-Ukraine Annual Target Plan with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Course manual “Secure World”

Course manual for teachers of general-education schools, which is designed to provide the teaching of an optional course on international security and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, is based on the handbook “Secure World”. The optional course “Secure World” for 10-11th grade pupils analyses contemporary international relations in the context of establishing a global security system.

The aim of the course is to reveal the peculiarities of international security and to determine Ukraine’s place in the contemporary integration processes, to prove the benefits of Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration vector, taking into account the social challenges and geopolitical risks of Ukraine’s national security.

The manual was prepared in the framework of the 2008 NATO-Ukraine Annual Target Plan with the assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.