Montenegrins are evenly split on the question of whether their country should join the NATO alliance, according to the results of a poll conducted by the Centre for Democracy and Human Rights.
The Institute for World Policy and the International Centre for Policy Studies, two members of the PASOS network based in Ukraine, are part of a group of think tanks that has founded a coalition to monitor the reform process in Ukraine.
The “Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center, a think tank based in Sheki, Azerbaijan, has joined the PASOS network of policy centers.
Call For Grant Applications: Civil Society Monitoring Of Public Service Delivery And Public Accountability
Grants supporting civil society actions to monitor the effectiveness of government resource allocation and public service delivery are being made available under Partners in Empowerment, an EU-funded project led by PASOS. Deadline to apply is 20 September 2015.
Open Government, Engaged Citizens: A Learn and Show Initiative to Make Open Government Partnership Work
Organized by the Institute for Democracy and Mediation, the first “Western Balkans OGP Dialogue” in September is expected to draw hundreds of international participants for a two-day event focusing on effective initiatives to further open government in the region.
The Institute of World Policy and nine other partners have kicked off a project to enhance the capabilities of the European Union for implementing conflict prevention and peacebuilding strategies.
A proposal to stack the council of the Montenegro’s anti-corruption agency with political party representatives will undermine the purpose of the agency, according to a statement released by Centre for Monitoring and Research Director Zlatko Vujović.