As well as examined the implications of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the regional security dynamics across the Eurasian continent, the relations between Russia and the West, the foreign policies of regional powers and the latest geopolitical trends in the South Caucasus and Central Asia. In her keynote address US Ambassador to Georgia, H.E. Kelly Degnan stressed that common goal of European integration is as close as never before for Georgia: “In order to achieve this goal, international community must and will support the country, especially in light of Russia’s ongoing attempts to divide and weaken Georgia.”
The conference brought together participants from the United States, the EU, the South Caucasus, Central Asia, and the Middle East. Strategic supporters of the Rondeli Security Conference are the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST), a project of the German Marshall Fund and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in the South Caucasus.