CRPM report: Online citizen portal needs more government attentionCRPM report: Online citizen portal needs more government attention

The Macedonian government needs to better publicize and track the use of an online portal intended to make the process of lawmaking more transparent, according to a Center for Public Policy Research analysis conducted as part of a PASOS project to support open government.

IDM poll: Most Albanians expect government to be transparentIDM poll: Most Albanians expect government to be transparent

A strong majority of Albanians hold an expectation that their government should conduct its work in an open and transparent manner, according to the results of an Institute for Democracy and Mediation poll conducted as part of a PASOS project.

Institut Alternativa calls on Montenegrin parliament to livestream proceedingsInstitut Alternativa calls on Montenegrin parliament to livestream proceedings

The Montenegrin parliament should livestream proceedings of committee meetings to increase transparency and public awareness of what the country’s leaders are doing in the legislative body, according to a letter sent to the parliament by Institut Alernativa.

Peace Institute joins international project to challenge racism (+video)Peace Institute joins international project to challenge racism (+video)

The Peace Institute has joined an international coalition working to challenging the normalization of racism, hate speech and discrimination.

Albanian officials say IDM assessment an important tool to fight corruptionAlbanian officials say IDM assessment an important tool to fight corruption

Officials from Albanian state agencies attending a Institute for Democracy and Mediation conference in December said the think tank’s assessment of police corruption is useful for those combating the problem in the Western Balkan country.

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The European Union should identify security sector reform in Serbia as one of its main areas of interest in the country’s accession process, according to this joint Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies-Democratization Policy Council analytical report.

On Competition in the Banking Sector in Poland and Europe Before and During the CrisisOn Competition in the Banking Sector in Poland and Europe Before and During the Crisis

This CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research paper presents research on competition measured in the Polish and European banking sectors before and during the global economic crisis, using the methods of bank competition theory known as the Industrial Organization Approach of Banking.

Journal of Regional Security Vol. 9, No. 1Journal of Regional Security Vol. 9, No. 1

The latest edition of the Journal of Regional Security offers analysis on the problems of security governance in Africa, new and emerging structures in the defense sector in Southeastern Europe, and the role of civil society in constituting legitimacy in the process of police reform.

Euro-Atlantic Partnership Day: Results of the NATO Summit in Wales Euro-Atlantic Partnership Day: Results of the NATO Summit in Wales

This Institute of World Policy booklet offer excerpts from speeches given at “Euro-Atlantic Partnership Day: Results of the NATO Summit in Wales,” an IWP conference held in September.

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