PASOS poll: Most Czechs do not think EU membership has brought more benefits than lossesPASOS poll: Most Czechs do not think EU membership has brought more benefits than losses

The percentage of Czechs who say joining the EU has brought more losses than benefits outnumbers those who say EU membership has made things better, according to the results of a public-opinion survey conducted as part of a PASOS project.

PASOS delegates reelect three board membersPASOS delegates reelect three board members

Representatives of PASOS organisations reelected three members of the PASOS Board of Directors to new two-year terms.

KCSF wins 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Achievement of the Year AwardKCSF wins 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Achievement of the Year Award

The Kosovar Civil Society Foundation was honored with the 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Achievement of the Year Award for its work leading a campaign to preserve the integrity of civil society in Kosovo.

EUROPEUM wins 2014 PASOS Best Policy Publication of the Year AwardEUROPEUM wins 2014 PASOS Best Policy Publication of the Year Award

A EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy paper that examines how the EU funds local civil society groups in the Eastern Partnership was honored with the 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Best Policy Publication of the Year Award.

Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Partnership Programme announces fellowsIlko Kucheriv Democracy Partnership Programme announces fellows

Four professionals at independent democracy and human rights advocacy NGOs and think-tanks from the CIS region have been named recipients of an Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Partnership Programme fellowship.

Featured Publications

PASOS Annual Report 2012-2013PASOS Annual Report 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 PASOS annual report includes a look back at the history of the think-tank network as it celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The double issue features a photographic timeline that documents some of the major events in the network’s history.

Whistle-blowing in the Montenegrin PoliceWhistle-blowing in the Montenegrin Police

This Centre for Democracy and Human Rights paper explores the underlying reasons as to why whistle-blowing in general and the police in particular is a rare phenomenon in Montenegro, and how that situation can be rectified.

Inside Ukraine No. 39Inside Ukraine No. 39

The latest edition of the International Centre for Policy’s edition of Inside Ukraine looks at how political corruption is shielding those who committed crimes defending the previous regime during the Euromaidan protests.

Ukraine’s Сoncerns about the WestUkraine’s Сoncerns about the West

The failure of Western governments to roll back Russian actions in Ukraine and to help the new Ukrainian political leadership and civil society to build a functional government based on the rule of law has serious implications for how conflicts are settled in the region, according to this Institute of World Policy analysis.

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