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.
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.
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 – 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.
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.
Two members of the PASOS network are part of a group of NGOs that have launched a project to combat police corruption in the Western Balkans.
National and international military institutions are generally the most-trusted groups in the Western Balkans, according to polling conducted as part of a PASOS project on open government.