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Peacebuilding in the South Caucasus

Date & Time

Feb. 8, 2024
12:00pm – 1:00pm ET


Online Only


Since Azerbaijan’s September 19-20, 2023 military offensive in Nagorno-Karabakh, which resulted in the region’s de facto government surrendering to Azerbaijan, many observers have declared the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict to be over. However, tensions remain high on both sides. Verbally committed to achieving lasting peace, Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders have expressed optimism that a peace agreement will be reached in early 2024. A peace agreement, however, is different from lasting peace on the ground. This moderated panel discussion examined peacebuilding in the South Caucasus from both an academic and a practitioner perspective.   

This event is a part of the Kennan Institute’s spotlight on the Caucasus & Central Asia.


Image: Laurence Broers

Laurence Broers

Associate Fellow, Russia & Eurasia Programme, Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House
Photo of Ann Phillips

Ann Phillips

Fellow, Center for Peacemaking Practice Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University

Marina Nagai

Caucasus Director, International Alert

Hosted By

Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more

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