The percentage of Czechs who say joining the EU has brought more losses than benefits outnumbers those who say EU membership has made things better, according to the results of a public-opinion survey conducted as part of a PASOS project.
Representatives of PASOS organisations reelected three members of the PASOS Board of Directors to new two-year terms.
The Kosovar Civil Society Foundation was honored with the 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Achievement of the Year Award for its work leading a campaign to preserve the integrity of civil society in Kosovo.
A EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy paper that examines how the EU funds local civil society groups in the Eastern Partnership was honored with the 2014 PASOS Think-Tank Best Policy Publication of the Year Award.
Four professionals at independent democracy and human rights advocacy NGOs and think-tanks from the CIS region have been named recipients of an Ilko Kucheriv Democracy Partnership Programme fellowship.
The annual PASOS Assembly for members of the think-tank network, to be held this year in Warsaw December 12-13, will include elements to commemorate the network’s 10th anniversary.
The Czech Republic’s peaceful transition from Communist state to a modern democracy gives the country a global moral authority, according to U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew H. Schapiro, speaking at an Association of International Affairs event.