- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict and peace
- Peace and development
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is becoming an arena for wider security issues between major players in the region, including Russia, Turkey, Iran, the EU and the USA.
The South Caucasus have a long history of violence and militarization, which coule be made worse by the conflict in Syria.
With estimates that food demand will rise by 50% by 2050, the challenge in eradiciating world hunger (the second Sustainable Development Goal) is substantial.