PASOS analysis for EP calls for fresh approach to Eastern PartnershipPASOS analysis for EP calls for fresh approach to Eastern Partnership

The EU needs to focus its attention on relations with those Eastern Partner countries that are willing to cooperate more closely and who truly wish to integrate with the Union, politically, economically and socially, according to a PASOS analysis presented to members of the European Parliament.

PASOS project report: Czech Republic leads on Internet freedom among Visegrad FourPASOS project report: Czech Republic leads on Internet freedom among Visegrad Four

The level of Internet freedom is high in the Visegrad Four, but there are big differences in terms of rights of freedom of expression, level of surveillance of online activity by police and intelligence agencies, and how the Internet is governed, according to a PASOS project report.

EUROPEUM, RCSFPA to host Visegrad fellowshipsEUROPEUM, RCSFPA to host Visegrad fellowships

Two members of the PASOS network are among a group of think tanks that will be hosting institutions as part of the 2015 Think Visegrad Fellowships.

CASE and partners launch fiscal policy research projectCASE and partners launch fiscal policy research project

CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research is a member of a group of expert organizations that have kicked off a multinational research project that will investigate the need for fiscal policy coordination in the European Union.

Peace Institute condemns government actions against journalistsPeace Institute condemns government actions against journalists

The Peace Institute has issued a condemnation of the Slovenian government’s persecution of journalists who have reported on intelligence documents about right-wing extremists.

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Albanian laws governing how lawmakers interact with the country’s security sector need to be reformed to allow parliamentarians to exercise better control and oversight over the sector, according to this Institute for Democracy and Mediation policy brief.

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Government officials and leaders in Ukraine consider independent think tanks to be a highly important part of the reform process, according to this Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation report.

What can the EU do to contain the risk of the “Brexit”?What can the EU do to contain the risk of the “Brexit”?

With a general election in the United Kingdom approaching, and a British exit from the EU (the so-called “Brexit”) still a conceivable option, this paper discusses the most probable post-election scenarios.

Internal Market among V4 CountriesInternal Market among V4 Countries

The preservation of access to the EU’s internal market, its smooth functioning and further intensification of internal market integration are in the natural and vital interest of the Visegrad 4 countries, according to this Association for International Affair report.

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