Igor Lyubashenko is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. He obtained a PhD at the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin for his thesis about the European Neighbourhood Policy towards Eastern European states. Together with prof. Klaus Bachmann he co-edited a book “The Maidan Uprising, Separatism and Foreign Intervention. Ukraine’s complex transition” (published by Peter Lang, November 2014). He is also a member of the editorial team of the Polish New Eastern Europe magazine.
Associate Professor at the University of Social Science and Humanities (SWPS)
Content by Igor Lyubashenko
The deficit of trust in the Eastern neighbourhood: A challenge for the Riga summit
Igor Lyubashenko argues that the EU’s Eastern Partnership programme has failed to display a sense of purpose, resulting in a significant loss of trust in the EaP by those living in its target region. Only concerted reform will save the programme.