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BCSP defends polling data in wake of government spokeswoman's attack on findingsBCSP defends polling data in wake of government spokeswoman’s attack on findings

August 26, 2015

The Belgrade Centre for Security Policy is standing by the results of polling data showing that most Serbs believe their police forces are corrupt, after a governmental spokeswoman called into question the validity of the study.

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IWP poll: Ukrainians cite corruption as a top obstacle to EU membershipIWP poll: Ukrainians cite corruption as a top obstacle to EU membership

August 25, 2015

Nearly 85 percent of Ukrainians say that corruption in their country is one of the main obstacles in the way of Ukraine joining the European Union, according to the results of an Institute of World Policy survey.

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U.S. ambassador urges Albanian government to heed IDM reportU.S. ambassador urges Albanian government to heed IDM report

August 18, 2015

US. Ambassador to Albania Donald Lu called on the government of Albania to use a report on religious extremism published by the Institute for Democracy and Mediation as national leaders craft a strategy to deal with the threat in the Western Balkan country.

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DIF poll: 64 percent of Ukrainians favor NATO membershipDIF poll: 64 percent of Ukrainians favor NATO membership

August 14, 2015

About 64 percent of Ukrainians say they would vote in favor of NATO membership if a referendum was held on the issue, according to the results of an Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation poll.

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Poll: Police in Western Balkans exist to serve politicians, other elitesPoll: Police in Western Balkans exist to serve politicians, other elites

August 14, 2015

A strong majority of citizens of the Western Balkans believes that their police forces exist to serve the interests of political parties and other elites, according to the results of a study conducted as part of a regional anticorruption project involving two PASOS members.

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Vita Tērauda named new Executive Director of PASOS (+video)Vita Tērauda named new Executive Director of PASOS (+video)

August 11, 2015

Vita Tērauda, who was the chair of the first PASOS Board of Directors, has been named the Executive Director of the network of think tanks. Tērauda will be taking over from Jeff Lovitt, who has stepped down after 10 years as the network’s first executive director.

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Two PASOS members join anticorruption projectTwo PASOS members join anticorruption project

August 6, 2015

The EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and the Institute for Public Policy have joined a international project that aims to upgrade the EU’s role in improving the rule of law and fight against corruption in Moldova and Ukraine.

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