Publications

Going beyond Political RhetoricGoing beyond Political Rhetoric

August 18, 2015

Kosovar legislators charged with ensuring that proposed national laws are in harmony with European Union law must be given more support in order to achieve their mission, according to a Kosovar Civil Society Foundation policy brief.

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Internal Market and the EU-Russia Sanctions: Examination of Practice in Visegrád Countries One Year OnInternal Market and the EU-Russia Sanctions: Examination of Practice in Visegrád Countries One Year On

August 14, 2015

The Visegrad Four countries should gradually limit market intervention and halt promotional campaigns based on nationalism to better cope with the impact of Russian sanctions against agricultural products produced in the European Union, according to this Association for International Affairs analysis.

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Working Groups and the Implementation of the OGP Action Plan in the First QuarterWorking Groups and the Implementation of the OGP Action Plan in the First Quarter

August 12, 2015

Although there is evidently greater awareness and ownership of the Open Government Initiative by civil society, a common understanding of what to make of the Open Government Partnership in Macedonia is still missing, according to this Centre for Research and Policymaking paper.

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Will Belarus fully benefit from the Eurasian Economic Union?Will Belarus fully benefit from the Eurasian Economic Union?

August 6, 2015

Current trends in trade, labor, and capital flows between Belarus and other EEU countries show that the potential benefits for Belarus from EEU membership do not trigger economic growth, but rather sustain structural problems in the Belarusian economy, according to this CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research analysis.

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Foreign Policy Insight No. 19Foreign Policy Insight No. 19

August 6, 2015

The American-Russian compromise on Iran is perceived as an element of a broader geopolitical agreement between the parties, including the issue of Ukraine, according to an International Centre for Policy Studies analysis.

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Research paper on Understanding Public Knowledge and Attitudes towards Trafficking in Human Beings - Part 2Research paper on Understanding Public Knowledge and Attitudes towards Trafficking in Human Beings – Part 2

July 31, 2015

This Center for Policy Studies publication explores how survey respondents answered a series of agree/disagree statements in relation to various issues associated with trafficking in human beings.

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Religious Radicalism and Violent Extremism in AlbaniaReligious Radicalism and Violent Extremism in Albania

July 29, 2015

While religious radicalization in Albania is in its early phase, lack of attention and inclusion in addressing ‘push’ or enabling factors may serve to aggravate the phenomenon, according to this Institute for Democracy and Mediation study.

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