The Head of ELIAMEP’s SEE program, Prof. Ioannis Armakolas and the research fellow, Dr. Ana Krstinovska participated in the Methodology Workshop in the framework of the Horizon project Embracing Change: Overcoming obstacles and advancing democracy in the European Neighbourhood. The workshop which was hosted by the University of Konstanz aimed to lay down the methodological grounds and coordinate the research design across all the work packages in the project, ahead of the field work to be undertaken in a number of countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe, Southern Caucasus, North Africa and the Middle East. ELIAMEP is responsible for the Geopolitics of the EU Democracy Promotion, aiming to assess the interplay between the activities of the EU and those of other foreign powers present in the region.