PAUCI Director Jan Pieklo named Polish ambassador to UkrainePAUCI Director Jan Pieklo named Polish ambassador to Ukraine

Jan Pieklo, the founder and director of the Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation, has been named Poland’s ambassador to Ukraine.

PASOS project poll: Trust in public institutions declines in Western BalkansPASOS project poll: Trust in public institutions declines in Western Balkans

The level of trust citizens of the Western Balkans have in national and international institutions generally dropped in 2015, with the most drastic declines seen in scandal-plagued Macedonia, according to the results of polling conducted for a PASOS project on open government.

Webinar: How to increase transparency and efficiency at local government level through on-line services (+video)Webinar: How to increase transparency and efficiency at local government level through on-line services (+video)

The Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) in Tirana, Albania, organized the webinar “How to increase transparency and efficiency at local government level through on-line services,” which was held May 16, 2016.

ICPS project releases corruption allegationsICPS project releases corruption allegations

Anti-corruption activists participating in an International Centre for Policy Studies project have submitted to Ukrainian authorities the results of 20 investigations that detail allegations of embezzlement of public funds, fraud, cronyism, and other forms of corruption.

CPS-CEU to help evaluate EU's cohesion effortsCPS-CEU to help evaluate EU’s cohesion efforts

The Center for Policy Studies at Central European University (CPS-CEU) is part of a consortium that has been awarded a grant to study the impact of the European Union’s cohesion program.

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Index of Good Governance in MacedoniaIndex of Good Governance in Macedonia

Macedonia’s state healthcare insurance fund scored the best marks for adopting principles of good governance among the country’s 19 central government institutions, according to a Center for Research and Policy Making study.

An Assessment of Community Policing in Albania 2007-2015An Assessment of Community Policing in Albania 2007-2015

This Institute for Democracy and Mediation study offer the first analysis of how well the Albanian State Police and local government institutions have performed in an effort to establish consolidated and mutual cooperation.

Roma’ migration in the EU: the case of Spain between ‘new’ and ‘old’ minoritiesRoma’ migration in the EU: the case of Spain between ‘new’ and ‘old’ minorities

Written by CPS-CEU Research Associate Stefano Piemontese, this article examines the politics of Roma ethnicity by giving a concise, yet comprehensive, overview of how recent Roma migrations from EU Member States to Spain can be understood and analyzed.

Inside Ukraine No. 54Inside Ukraine No. 54

The current political crisis in Ukraine may be tackled by means of forming a new technocratic government that will reset the political system and bring visible reforms, according to an International Centre for Policy Studies analysis.

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