Publications

Improving parliamentary capacities for better governance of the security sector in AlbaniaImproving parliamentary capacities for better governance of the security sector in Albania

March 5, 2015

Albanian laws governing how lawmakers interact with the country’s security sector need to be reformed to allow parliamentarians to exercise better control and oversight over the sector, according to this Institute for Democracy and Mediation policy brief.

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Independent Analytical Centers of Ukraine developing policies: obstacles, perspectives and mutual expectations in cooperation with public authoritiesIndependent Analytical Centers of Ukraine developing policies: obstacles, perspectives and mutual expectations in cooperation with public authorities

March 3, 2015

Government officials and leaders in Ukraine consider independent think tanks to be a highly important part of the reform process, according to this Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation report.

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What can the EU do to contain the risk of the “Brexit”?What can the EU do to contain the risk of the “Brexit”?

February 18, 2015

With a general election in the United Kingdom approaching, and a British exit from the EU (the so-called “Brexit”) still a conceivable option, this paper discusses the most probable post-election scenarios.

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Internal Market among V4 CountriesInternal Market among V4 Countries

February 12, 2015

The preservation of access to the EU’s internal market, its smooth functioning and further intensification of internal market integration are in the natural and vital interest of the Visegrad 4 countries, according to this Association for International Affair report.

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Security sector reform, 'military neutrality' and EU integration in SerbiaSecurity sector reform, ‘military neutrality’ and EU integration in Serbia

January 23, 2015

The European Union should identify security sector reform in Serbia as one of its main areas of interest in the country’s accession process, according to this joint Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies-Democratization Policy Council analytical report.

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On Competition in the Banking Sector in Poland and Europe Before and During the CrisisOn Competition in the Banking Sector in Poland and Europe Before and During the Crisis

January 20, 2015

This CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research paper presents research on competition measured in the Polish and European banking sectors before and during the global economic crisis, using the methods of bank competition theory known as the Industrial Organization Approach of Banking.

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Journal of Regional Security Vol. 9, No. 1Journal of Regional Security Vol. 9, No. 1

January 19, 2015

The latest edition of the Journal of Regional Security offers analysis on the problems of security governance in Africa, new and emerging structures in the defense sector in Southeastern Europe, and the role of civil society in constituting legitimacy in the process of police reform.

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