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Montenegro's anti-corruption agency threatened by council plan, says CeMI directorMontenegro’s anti-corruption agency threatened by council plan, says CeMI director

June 26, 2015

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.

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IWP poll: EU citizens say corruption, oligarchy, poverty main obstacles to Ukraine joining the EUIWP poll: EU citizens say corruption, oligarchy, poverty main obstacles to Ukraine joining the EU

June 25, 2015

People in the six largest European Union countries say that Ukraine must overcome corruption, oligarchism and poverty if it is to have any hope of joining the EU, according to the results of a poll commissioned by the Institute of World Policy.

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IDM helps launch rural Albania civil-society networkIDM helps launch rural Albania civil-society network

June 17, 2015

The Institute of Democracy and Mediation is one of 14 NGOs that have formed a new civil-society network that will work on issues affecting rural Albanians.

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PASOS project poll: Most Kosovars say their elected officials should reveal personal assetsPASOS project poll: Most Kosovars say their elected officials should reveal personal assets

June 10, 2015

Less than one-quarter of Kosovars believe that members of their parliament and local assemblies have a right to keep information about personal assets confidential, according to the results of a Riinvest Insitute poll conducted as part of a PASOS project.

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PASOS experts to speak at Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference in RigaPASOS experts to speak at Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference in Riga

May 18, 2015

Three experts from PASOS-affiliated organizations will be participating on panels at the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Conference in Riga May 20-21.

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Azerbaijani authorities raid offices of Economic Research CenterAzerbaijani authorities raid offices of Economic Research Center

May 15, 2015

Azerbaijani officials seized computers and documents during a May 13 raid on the offices of the Economic Research Center, a PASOS member in Baku, signalling an escalation in the government’s campaign against NGOs that support democratic principles, according to the head of the center.

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IWP launches political cartoon tour in UkraineIWP launches political cartoon tour in Ukraine

May 14, 2015

The Institute of World Policy and Slovak NGO Euforion are teaming up to bring an international political cartoon exhibit to Ukraine for a six-month tour.

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