Online discussion Friday, 09. October 2020

Escalation in the War on Nagorno-Karabakh

Date, Time
Fri, 09. Oct 2020,
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Save in my calendar
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Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung im Stiftungsverbund

The war over Nagorno-Karabakh broke out again. On September 27, 2020 clashes in the region re-erupted, but on the largest scale since the ceasefire in 1994. It was followed by state of war declarations from Azerbaijan and Armenia. This time, Turkey seems to be much more involved, more than ever before. After one weak hundreds of people have suffered injuries or died, but a de-escalation seems to be far away. This war has the potential to spill over into a much bigger conflict, with negative consequences beyond the South Caucasus. Why did the war break out now? What are the possible scenarios?  What role do Turkey and Russia play?


  • Dr. Stefan Meister, Head of office, South Caucasus Office, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Tbilisi
  • Dr. Laurence Broers, Caucasus Programme Director at Conciliation Resources, London
  • Ayça Ergun, Associate Professor, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Chaired by: Walter Kaufmann, Head of department Eastern and South Eastern Europe, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin

The discussion is held in English language. Please register above. 

Katja Giebel


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