Biomethane is an important element on the path to climate neutrality — thus the demand is great in Germany. This paper describes the potential that lies in the German-Ukrainian biomethane cooperation — and how existing hurdles can be overcome.
Policy Paper Wojciech Konończuk 08. November 2023
Policy Paper Leonid Litra 03. November 2023
It is remarkable that Ukraine is making progress in implementing 7 EU Commission priorities despite Russia’s ongoing war of aggression. In his policy brief, Leonid Litra emphasises why the EU enlargement and deepening process should take place simultaneously and argues why the EU should start accession negotiations with Ukraine this year.
Policy Paper Ivane Chkhikvadze
On the 8th of November the European Commission will for the first time ever present an enlargement report with recommendations on Georgia. A few weeks later, the European Council will take a political decision on whether Georgia will be granted candidate status or will have to wait until autumn 2024. In his policy brief, Ivane Chkhikvadze analyses the current state of EU reforms and makes concrete recommendations for action.
Policy Paper Denis Cenusa
The Moldovan expert, Denis Cenusa, analyses in his polcy brief that the Republic of Moldova has made progress in implementing the 9 priorities of the EU Commission, but also points out the obstacles and shortcomings, especially in the area of the judiciary and the fight against corruption. Nevertheless, he recommends that, given the geopolitical and strategic reasons, the EU should start accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova as well as with Georgia in December 2023.
02. November 2023
Policy Paper 23. October 2023
What opportunities, problems and solutions do Ukrainian energy experts see for the sustainable reconstruction of their country’s energy system? The policy paper “Ukraine’s Path Towards a Sustainable Energy Sector” summarises the results of our survey study and describes policy recommendations.
Policy Paper Dan Fried 27. September 2023
Policy Paper Oleksii Romanov 27. June 2023
In response to the Russian invasion and the attacks on the energy infrastructure, Ukraine’s government has prioritised energy decentralisation as one of the directions for improving energy security and resilience. The author of the brief, Oleksii Romanov, covers the current state of the industry and the stimulation system, analyses the plans for reforming this system, drafts the principles to guide future policy and the potential areas of German-Ukrainian cooperation for the decentralisation of Ukraine’s energy system.
Policy Paper Oleksii Romanov 03. May 2023
This policy brief gives an overview of the current state of the Ukrainian energy system and the challenges that emerged because of the war, but also the chances for the sustainable reconstruction of the energy sector. In order to modernise the economy on a sustainable basis Ukraine needs significant private investments. At the same time, the large-scale reconstruction of the energy sector offers opportunities for German and EU companies to participate in the “green” development of the Ukrainian economy.
Policy Paper 10. April 2023
Policy Paper 16. February 2023
Policy Paper Laure Delcour, Kataryna Wolczuk 31. January 2023
Policy Paper Maria Domanska 26. January 2023
The war in Ukraine is putting the future of Russia more and more in our hands. A decisive victory of Ukraine makes an end to the Putin regime more likely. The West needs to prepare for this moment because it may offer a short opportunity to encourage the country to embark on a more democratic and law-abinding path, writes Maria Domanska.
Policy Paper Vladimir Milov 10. January 2023
Policy Paper Yana Zabanova 14. December 2022
Russia’s shocking invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has changed the geopolitical realities in Europe, spelling the end to Russia’s position as Europe’s most important energy supplier. As a result, today Russia has the dubious distinction of being the most sanctioned nation in the world’s history.
Policy Paper Marie Mendras 01. December 2022
Policy Paper Ulrich Speck 24. October 2022
Policy Paper Khatia Kikalishvili 27. September 2021
Policy Paper 22. March 2021
Policy Paper Khatia Kikalishvili 03. July 2020
Policy Paper Gustav C. Gressel 22. June 2020