CRPM campaign raises civil society participation on OGPCRPM campaign raises civil society participation on OGP

A Center for Research and Policymaking campaign to raise awareness of the Open Government Partnership in the Macedonian civil-society community has resulted in a marked increase in participation by the sector on the country’s work toward adopting open government principles.

IDM calls on Albanian government to increase civil society input on Open GovernmentIDM calls on Albanian government to increase civil society input on Open Government

Albania needs to consider more of the recommendations made by those working on making Albania’s government more transparent, according to an Institute of Democracy and Mediation analysis of the country’s OGP Action Plan.

Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Fellowship Program opens calls for applicationsIlko Kucheriv Democracy Fellowship Program opens calls for applications

PASOS has announced a call for applications to participate in the 2014 Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Fellowship Program. Deadline to apply is April 16, 2014.

PASOS project delivers Open Government recommendations to Albanian government (+video)PASOS project delivers Open Government recommendations to Albanian government (+video)

Albanian officials working on the country’s Action Plan for open government should provide a public consultation timeline ahead of an May 7 deadline to the plan to the Open Government Partnership, according to a set of recommendations drafted and presented at a PASOS project conference held in Tirana March 28.

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Majors institutional reforms in Ukraine are not possible without the establishment of a professional civil service sector that is not linked to any political parties, according to this International Centre for Policy Studies analysis.

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Russia will likely move to set up puppet states under its control carved from portions of Ukraine, rather than annex more Ukrainian territory, according to an analysis by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation.

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This Belgrade Center for Security Policy paper analyzes the implementation of the April 2013 Brussels Agreement, focusing on the key part of the agreement which explicitly stated that local Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs units would be disbanded and integrated into the Kosovo Police.

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