CEAS conference "Open Government in Serbia 2016 - Where we are and what next?"CEAS conference “Open Government in Serbia 2016 – Where we are and what next?”

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies in Belgrade held the conference “Open Government in Serbia 2016: Where we are and what next?” A special focus of the conference was on personal data protection, which is one of the elements of Open Government.

IDM poll: 41 percent of Albanians have witnessed acts of official corruptionIDM poll: 41 percent of Albanians have witnessed acts of official corruption

About 41 percent of Albanians say they have witnessed acts of corruption taking place in their municipal government, according to the results of an Institute for Democracy and Mediation public survey conducted for a PASOS project on transparency in the Western Balkans.

PASOS partners translate OGP guide into local languagesPASOS partners translate OGP guide into local languages

PASOS members partnering on a project to increase transparency in the Western Balkans have translated various chapters of the Open Government Guide into local languages in order to assist CSOs and officials in the region working on open government issues.

Igor Munteanu returns to IDIS "Viitorul" as Executive DirectorIgor Munteanu returns to IDIS “Viitorul” as Executive Director

Igor Munteanu, former Moldovan ambassador to the United States, Mexico, and Canada, has been named Executive Director of the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives “Viitorul”, the think tank where he served in the same position from 1996-2010.

PASOS project poll: Religious groups most trusted institutions in Bosnia and HerzegovinaPASOS project poll: Religious groups most trusted institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Religious groups are the most trusted institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the results of a public survey conducted as part of a PASOS project on transparency in the Western Balkans.

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Diverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine ConflictDiverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Experts from four PASOS organizations in the Visegrad 4 countries contributed to this report, which analyzes how those countries have dealt with the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

EU enlargement to the Western Balkans: Out of sight, out of mind?EU enlargement to the Western Balkans: Out of sight, out of mind?

This EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy paper assesses the current state of play in the process of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans.

Budget transparency and Citizens BudgetBudget transparency and Citizens Budget

Kosovar government agencies should be required to publish all of their budgets, along with financial reports explaining the allocation and spending of public money, according to this Riinvest Institute policy brief.

Quo vadis, Ukraine? Is there a chance for success?Quo vadis, Ukraine? Is there a chance for success?

This CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research publication is an extended and authorized version of a presentation delivered by former Slovak Finance Minister Ivan Mikloš at a CASE seminar focused on socioeconomic developments in Ukraine.

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