Policy brief #20: Black Sea Dilemmas

Can the creation of a Black
Sea ‘Region’ help push
democracy, development
and europeanization to the
East? The Black Sea
Forum, held this week in
Bucharest, invites reflection
on the opportunities and
challenges of the attempt
to gather the countries
surrounding the Black Sea
in one region, encouraging
them to speak with one
political voice. This brief
reviews the dilemmas
raised by this approach.