The Institute of World Policy (IWP) in Kyiv became the 40th full member of the PASOS network after the association’s board of directors approved the Ukrainian think-tank’s application for full-member status.
A set of proposals to strengthen public participation and civil society engagement in the policymaking process in the Eastern Partnership countries was presented to a meeting in Prague of EU foreign ministers (Visegrad Four and Baltic states) by PASOS Executive Director Jeff Lovitt, together with Eduard Mihalas of the National Youth Council of Moldova.
Georgian legislators considering a campaign reform law need to ensure that the proposed law cannot be use to suppress the activities of civil society organizations, according to a statement released by the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development.
Members of the PRAXIS governing board have joined an effort to spark a discussion in civil society about the basic rights of Internet users.
“The Right Approach to Europe. An Advocacy Handbook for Civil Society: Understanding and Influencing EU Policymaking” is the newest publication released by PASOS, as part of the Understanding and Influencing EU Policymaking project. The 112-page publication, released January 30, is primarily targeted at think-tanks and other policy-focused civil society organisations or networks.
The Center for Economic and Social Research (CASE) has compiled a collection of online videos documenting the think-tank’s 7th biennial international conference, Europe 2020: Exploring the Future of European Integration.
The second annual edition of the ‘European Foreign Policy Scorecard’ by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) suggests that Europe is now a problem for the economic prospects of the rest of the world, rather than part of a solution to the world’s problems.