From 29 March to 1 April 2000 several Humanitarian Non- Governmental Organizations, based in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) and calling themselves the Caucasus Forum, met to discuss humanitarian issues in the northern Caucasus. The goal of their conference was to define the issues facing the region and to develop.
Ciobanu, Valeria and Bowers, Stephen R., "Perspectives on Caucasus Issues" (2000). Faculty Publications and Presentations. Paper 26.