Project core team

Jeff Lovitt (Editor in Chief)
New Diplomacy
Iryna Solonenko
researcher at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
Martin Brusis
Associate Professor, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Expert team leaders

Gubad Ibadoglu
Economic Research Center
Manana Kochladze
Green Alternative
Sergiy Solodkiy
New Europe Center
Anna Golubovska-Onisimova
UNENGO "MAMA-86"
Denis Cenușă
Expert-Grup
Kateryna Zarembo
New Europe Center
Tamar Khidasheli
independent expert and human rights lawyer

Project experts

Armenia

Boris Navasardian
Yerevan Press Club, Armenia
Abraham Artashesyan
Community Financial Officers Association
Arevhat Grigoryan
Yerevan Press Club
Haykuhi Harutyunyan
Protection of Rights Without Borders
Mikayel Zolyan
Regional Studies Center
Nazeli Ghazaryan
American Councils for International Education
Varuzhan Hoktanyan
Transparency International Anticorruption Center
Ara Ghazaryan
“Arni Consult” law firm
Karine Danielyan
Association “For Sustainable Human Development”

Azerbaijan

Gubad Ibadoglu
Economic Research Center
Arzu Abdullayeva
Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly
Aytakin Askarova
Expert on climate change & SDGs
Mehman Aliyev
“Turan” İnformation Agency
Rovshan Guliev
Institute for Economic Studies, UNEC
Mammad Mammadzdeh
Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Center
3 anonymous experts

Belarus

Andrei Yahorau
Centre for European Transformation
Alena Zuikova
Centre for European Transformation
Andrei Paratnikau
Belarus Security Blog
Nastassia Bekish
Association “Green Network”
Sviatlana Matskevich
Agency for Humanitarian Technologies
Dzmitry Kruk
Belarusian Economic Research and Education Centre (BEROC)
Olga Smolianko
Legal Transformation Center (Lawtrend)

Georgia

Manana Kochladze
Green Alternative
David Chipashvili
CEE Bankwatch Network
Mariam Gabedava
independent expert
Tamar Khidasheli
independent expert and human rights lawyer
Tamara Pataraia
Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development
Kakha Gogolashvili
Georgian Foundation for Security and International Studies (GFSIS)
one anonymous expert

Moldova

Elena Prohnitchi
Association for Participatory Democracy
Alexandru Postica
Promo-Lex
Iulian Rusu
Institute for European Policies and Reforms
Ion Guzun
Legal Resources Centre
Tatiana Savva
Expert-Grup
Iurie Pintea
Institute for Public Policy
Denis Cenușă
Expert-Grup
Georgeta Mincu
Center for Development and Management
Ion Gumene
Expert-Grup
Iulian Groza
Institute for European Policies and Reforms
Iuliana Cantaragiu
National Environmental Center
Ruslan Surugiu
Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewables “Pro-Energy”
Vadim Vieru
Promo-Lex
Victor Gotișan
independent researcher

Ukraine

Sergiy Solodkiy
New Europe Center
Sergiy Gerasymchuk
Strategic and Security Studies Group
Vadym Miskyi
Reanimation Package of Reforms
Volodymyr Kupriy
Creative Centre Counterpart
Anna Golubovska-Onisimova
UNENGO "MAMA-86"
Kateryna Zarembo
New Europe Center
Veronika Movchan
Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting
Iryna Sushko
"Europe without Barriers" Initiative
Iryna Fedorovych
Coalition on combating discrimination in Ukraine
Yuriy Rashkevych
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Denis Kovryzhenko
independent expert
Roman Kuybida
Centre of Policy and Legal Reforms
Roman Nitsovych
"DiXi Group" think-tank
Maria Symonova
Youth Policy Expert, Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. Member of the Coordination Board of the Civic Synergy Project (European Commission)

Acknowledgements

Peer reviewers (for Index 2015-2016):
Vytis Jurkonis
Leila Alieva
Irakli Porchkhidze
Valentina Gevorgyan
Mihai Popșoi
Iryna Solonenko
 
Many experts and colleagues contributed to different stages of the Eastern Partnership Index 2015-2016 (referred to as the Index throughout this publication). We are very grateful to all the experts listed at the end of this publication, who worked side by side with us on this edition of the Index. We also benefited greatly from thoughtful comments and recommendations made by Věra Řiháčková and the support of Natalia Yerashevich.
 
Many colleagues and friends contributed to different stages of the EaP Index development throughout 2011-2013. Apart from the experts listed above who worked side-by-side with us on this Index, we benefited a great deal from insightful comments and ideas by Jacqueline Hale, Joanna Hosa, Marta Martinelli, Inna Pidluska, Tetiana Kukharenko, Dmytro Shulga, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Daniela Morari, Maciej Stadejek, Douglas Carpenter, Isabelle Combes, Kamran Musayev, Oksana Popruga, Dimitri Gorchakov, David Stulik, Stefanie Harter, Darius Žeruolis, Oleksandr Sushko, Philipp Fluri, Ruth Krcmar, Pavel Bucek, Erwan Lanon, Oleh Martynenko, Oleksii Melnyk, Vladyslav Galushko, Maryana Kuzio, Richard Youngs, Natalia Shapovalova, Norman Spengler, Helmut Anheier, Jeff Lovitt, Fabiola di Clemente, Richard Jones, Volodymyr Kondrachuk, Andriy Spivak, Kataryna Wolczuk, Katarzyna Pelczynska-Nalecz, Kristi Raik, Oleksandr Duleba, Laure Delcour, Irene Hahn, Andreas Umland, Olga Sauliak, Susann Worschech, Olena Pavlenko, Volodymyr Kuzka, Alex Gor and many others.