IVO reports small improvement in Slovakia's quality of democracyIVO reports small improvement in Slovakia’s quality of democracy

Analysts with the Institute for Public Affairs in Bratislava said that the quality of democracy in Slovakia improved slightly in the second quarter of 2014.

Institut Alternativa to continue monitoring of Montenegrin state employment lawInstitut Alternativa to continue monitoring of Montenegrin state employment law

Institut Alternativa will monitor the implementation over the next year of a law that introduced a merit-based system to Montenegro’s state administration.

ECFR wins UK International Affairs think-tank awardECFR wins UK International Affairs think-tank award

The European Council on Foreign Relations, an associate member of the PASOS network of think tanks, won the UK International Affairs think tank of the year award in an annual contest run by Prospect magazine.

Russian analysts release policy papers for IPA fellowship programRussian analysts release policy papers for IPA fellowship program

Five Russian analysts who took part in an Institute of Public Affairs fellowship program have released policy papers written to complete their fellowships.

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Regional Economic Review: Transnistrian RegionRegional Economic Review: Transnistrian Region

The Expert-Grup has released the debut issue of Regional Economic Review, a new publication series that examines the economic status of Moldova’s regions.

Boeing-777 shot down: Air disaster with geopolitical consequencesBoeing-777 shot down: Air disaster with geopolitical consequences

The repercussions of an international investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine may deal a serious blow to Russia and the separatists it supports, according to an Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation analysis.

Armenian Foreign Policy Agenda for 2014-2015Armenian Foreign Policy Agenda for 2014-2015

Armenia, which is a member to such international organizationsas the UN, OSCE and CoE, needs to play a more active part in the activities of these organizations in their structural reforming, according to this analysis by the Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation.

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