Reforming the judicial system should be the top priority of those advocating for more transparent governments, according to a former Romanian Justice Minster who spoke at PASOS’ annual international conference in Brussels October 17.
PASOS and other networks are components in the European Union’s efforts to integrate with the Western Balkans and Turkey, according to an EU official who spoke at the association’s annual international conference.
PASOS delegates attending the network’s annual assembly in Brussels elected four members to the association’s board of directors October 18.
The Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS was awarded the PASOS Think-Tank Achievement Award 2013 for its work on improving the treatment of crime victims in Latvia.
“Perspectives of Women in Rural Areas,” a report by the Center for Research and Policy Making in Macedonia, was named the winner of the 2013 PASOS Think-Tank Publication of the Year Award.
The European Union and the Eastern Partnership must communicate openly and improve engagement of the public if democratic development and economic integration are to be sustained in the EaP countries, according to a Civil Society Forum report coordinated and edited by PASOS.
Three PASOS representatives, including PASOS Executive Director Jeff Lovitt, have been elected to the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum.