New Strategy Center and Center for Army, Conversion and Disarmament Studies of Ukraine (CACDS) concluded a cooperation protocol, aiming to strengthen cooperation in spheres of common interest for Romania and Ukraine, taking into account the areas of expertise of the two think-tanks, such as foreign affairs, national security, the development of public policies, but not being limited to that. In a complex geopolitical context, marked by many similar challenges for both Ukraine and Romania, the representatives of the two think-tanks agreed on the exchange of expertise on topics of common interest, also in view of carrying out research projects on issues relevant to the security in the wider Black Sea region.