Analysts with the Institute for Public Affairs in Bratislava said that the quality of democracy in Slovakia improved slightly in the second quarter of 2014.
Institut Alternativa will monitor the implementation over the next year of a law that introduced a merit-based system to Montenegro’s state administration.
The European Council on Foreign Relations, an associate member of the PASOS network of think tanks, won the UK International Affairs think tank of the year award in an annual contest run by Prospect magazine.
Five Russian analysts who took part in an Institute of Public Affairs fellowship program have released policy papers written to complete their fellowships.
The Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies has launched Eurasian Review, a publication series which focuses on analysis of the Eurasian integration process.
Albanian officials have included in the country’s latest Open Government action plan a commitment to follow a recommendation made by a coalition of NGOs during a PASOS project conference in March.
It is time to put an end to past conflicts in the Western Balkans and to move forward into a future marked by cooperation and understanding, according to a group of young people from Serbia, Kosovo and Albania who took part in a recent security-policy seminar organized by two PASOS members.