Washington – ESI lecture on Global Caviar Diplomacy at Hudson Institute
ESI's reports describe "how an authoritarian regime in Baku has managed to sidestep its commitments, silence its critics and turn international election monitoring into political theater. It is a story of how Europe's oldest human rights organization has been neutered."
- ESI report: Caviar Diplomacy: How Azerbaijan silenced the Council of Europe (2012)
- ESI report: The European Swamp: Prosecutors, Corruption and the Council of Europe (2016)