About us

About The THRI

About the institute

About the institute: The Hague Research Institute is an independent non-profit think-tank. Our goal is to provide both local and international audiences with clear policy analysis, opinion articles, and research about Europe’s connections with the South Caucasus and Central Asia. We focus on political, economic, security, and energy relationships. Our platform encourages diverse views and opinions to foster insightful discussions. The institute engages in collaboration with a wide array of experts who specialize in fields such as energy, politics, and security, as well as those with a keen interest in Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

Our Mission and Vision


Our mission is to create a knowledge platform for societal use, which encompasses research related to investigating Europe’s engagements with the Caucasus and Central Asia. We aim to deliver well-structured policy assessments, insightful opinion pieces, and extensive research to both local and global audiences, including media, practitioners, professionals, NGOs as well as individuals without specialized expertise. We foster an inclusive environment that fosters diverse perspectives, establishing a nexus for informed dialogues on political, economic, security, and energy dynamics.


Our vision is to become a leading global hub where knowledge thrives and bridges the gap between complex geopolitical insights and wider society. We envision nuanced and diverse views from different perspectives, striving to empower individuals and organizations with comprehensive research that navigates the intricate intersections of Europe’s engagements with the Caucasus and Central Asia. Through our inclusive environment, we aspire to foster a collective effort in shaping informed discourse on critical political, economic, security, and energy dynamics.


Research Excellence: Invest in rigorous research methodologies to ensure the production of high-quality and relevant content that addresses the intricate connections between Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

Content Diversity: Curate a multifaceted range of content, including policy assessments, opinion pieces, and research papers, catering to various learning preferences and audience segments.

Local and Global Accessibility: Utilize technology to ensure our platform is accessible to both local and global audiences, breaking down geographical barriers for engagement.

Expert Collaboration: Forge partnerships with domain experts, academics, and practitioners to infuse our content with insights from diverse perspectives.

Engagement Channels: Foster vibrant discussions through interactive elements such as forums, webinars, and Q&A sessions, promoting dialogue and knowledge sharing.

Outreach and Partnerships: Collaborate with media outlets, institutions, and NGOs to expand the reach and impact of our platform, positioning it as a trusted resource.

Inclusivity: Actively encourage contributions from individuals without specialized expertise, making the platform a space for diverse voices to be heard.

Continuous Improvement: Regularly assess user feedback, platform analytics, and emerging trends to refine our content and features, keeping the platform relevant and user-friendly.

By strategically aligning our actions with our mission and vision, we will cultivate an environment where knowledge not only thrives but serves as a catalyst for informed decision-making and societal progress.