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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.