PASOS invites members to apply for PASOS Think-Tank Awards 2014PASOS invites members to apply for PASOS Think-Tank Awards 2014

The Policy Association for an Open Society is seeking nominations for the PASOS Think-Tank Awards 2014. Deadline to apply is November 7, 2014.

IWP survey: Ukrainian experts want the world to arm their countryIWP survey: Ukrainian experts want the world to arm their country

An Institute of World Policy survey of 50 Ukrainian experts in international affairs showed that 38 of them want other countries to provide military aid to Ukraine.

PASOS event brings together citizens and Czech members of the EPPASOS event brings together citizens and Czech members of the EP

Two members of the European Parliament from the Czech Republic met with the public at a September 5 PASOS/EUROPEUM Insitute for European Policy event in Prague to discuss plans for the upcoming session of the EP, and to get input from citizens on what they want their representatives to achieve.

PASOS leads consortium producing policy papers for European ParliamentPASOS leads consortium producing policy papers for European Parliament

PASOS is leading a five-member consortium that has been contracted by the European Parliament to produce policy papers and briefs.

PASOS marks 10-year anniversary: Ten years after founding, think-tank network ‘as relevant as ever’PASOS marks 10-year anniversary: Ten years after founding, think-tank network ‘as relevant as ever’

Ten years ago, a group of think-tank experts gathered in Moldova to start a new network for their organizations. This week, the network these experts founded — the Policy Association for an Open Society (PASOS) — is marking its 10-year anniversary.

Featured Publications

Parliamentary Oversight and Integrity Building in Security InstitutionsParliamentary Oversight and Integrity Building in Security Institutions

Belgrade Centre for Security Policy researchers Katarina Djokic and Vladimir Erceg analyze the role of the Serbian Parliament in the oversight of those aspects of security institutions where the corruption risks are particularly prominent.

Different Horizons: Aid, Trade and Official Development Assistance in HungaryDifferent Horizons: Aid, Trade and Official Development Assistance in Hungary

Written by four fellows at the Center for Policy Studies, this report provides detailed information and analysis on Official Development Assistance in Hungary and the respective roles of the civic and private sectors in both policy and practice.

Three PASOS members contribute to new CSO sustainability indexThree PASOS members contribute to new CSO sustainability index

Three members of the PASOS network of think tanks contributed data that was used in the newly released CSO Sustainability Index for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, an annual report published by United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The Russification of SerbiaThe Russification of Serbia

As the largest predominantly Orthodox and Slavic country in Central Europe not yet a member of the European Union, Serbia is an easy target for Russia’s soft power, according to this analysis by the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies.

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