Publications

Conflict Settlement Practices around the World: Lessons for UkraineConflict Settlement Practices around the World: Lessons for Ukraine

February 11, 2016

This Institute of World Policy report examines the global experience of local conflicts in order to determine best practices and develop recommendations for Ukraine regarding the security and political aspects of conflict settlement in its Eastern regions.

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Regulating party finances in Ukraine: lessons from the Czech RepublicRegulating party finances in Ukraine: lessons from the Czech Republic

February 10, 2016

The Czech legal framework of party finances and its implementation is a valuable case study for Ukraine, as it seeks to improve its relevant regulation mechanisms, according to this EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy analysis.

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Institutionally blind? International organisations and human rights abuses in the former Soviet UnionInstitutionally blind? International organisations and human rights abuses in the former Soviet Union

February 10, 2016

Gubad Ibadoglu of the Economic Research Center contributed to this report, which highlights the need to improve transparency and public understanding around how delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) operate, looking at the reasons why politicians overlook human rights concerns.

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Ukraine-Germany: How to Turn Situational Partnership into Priority OneUkraine-Germany: How to Turn Situational Partnership into Priority One

February 9, 2016

This Institute of World Policy paper examines relations between Ukraine and Germany in the key areas of partnership: political, security, trade, and economic, and analyzes how rapprochement between the two countries could bring closer ties.

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Diverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine ConflictDiverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

February 4, 2016

Experts from four PASOS organizations in the Visegrad 4 countries contributed to this report, which analyzes how those countries have dealt with the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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EU enlargement to the Western Balkans: Out of sight, out of mind?EU enlargement to the Western Balkans: Out of sight, out of mind?

February 2, 2016

This EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy paper assesses the current state of play in the process of EU enlargement in the Western Balkans.

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Budget transparency and Citizens BudgetBudget transparency and Citizens Budget

February 1, 2016

Kosovar government agencies should be required to publish all of their budgets, along with financial reports explaining the allocation and spending of public money, according to this Riinvest Institute policy brief.

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