Learning from the experiences of Croatia, civil society in Montenegro has strongly expressed its wish that the consultation process be broadened to include many more NGOs and the public, according to Dolar Vasani is an independent consultant and the author of 15 country articles on the OGP consultation processes between government and civil society.
Dolar Vasani, an independent consultant and the author of 15 country articles on the OGP consultation processes, looks at the status of the OGP in Croatia in this report.
The purchasing of an additional 2.5 trillion shares of Russian VTB Bank by the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan sends a political message, say analysts at the Center for Economic and Social Development.
Azerbaijan’s endorsement of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project will increase European energy security, but will not weaken Russia’s monopoly zone in Central and Eastern Europe, according to the Center for Economic and Social Development.
Racist discourse targeted at Roma people has become commonplace in “almost all corners of the political spectrum,” according to a brief co-written by Zsuzsanna Vidra of the Center for Policy Studies at Central European University.
Deutsche Welle, the German international broadcaster, has cited a PASOS study about NGO funding in a report about the difficulties such groups in North Africa and the Middle East face when trying to obtain funding from European sources.
Time for visa-free movement for EU’s eastern neighbours, argues Piotr Kaźmierkiewicz in European Voice
Should the European Union allow Ukrainians, Moldovans and citizens of the EU’s other eastern neighbours to travel without visas, asks Piotr Kaźmierkiewicz, expert at the Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw, in an article published on 7 March 2013 by the European Voice, the influential Brussels weekly publication. He suggests that the EU should revisit its […]