Perceptions of Personal Safety and Perceptions of Security Threats at the Local Level: A Comparative Overview of Serbia, Kosovo and Albania
People who live in Serbia, Kosovo and Albania have relatively strong feelings of personal safety but they do not believe they feel safe because of the efforts of state institutions, according to this Belgrade Centre for Security Policy report.
This EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy paper matches political trends within the EaP states with short- and medium-term policy recommendations that the EU should be able to introduce through revisions to its democracy support instruments, mainly within the ENP and ENI reviews.
About 95 percent of Ukrainian leaders and officials say that it is important to work with independent think tanks, but only about 13 percent actually do so, according to an Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation study.
What about the women? Understanding and Addressing the Problem of ISIS Female Recruitment in the Western Balkans
This Belgrade Centre for Security Policy paper aims to bring attention to an oft-neglected security problem in the Western Balkans: women being recruited by and migrating to the Islamic State.
Without reforms and the ability to convince the EU that they can have a sustainable approach to reform implementation, it will be difficult for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine to even begin to engage the EU in dialogue on membership, according to this Institute of World Policy analysis.
More than two-thirds of Poles have a positive view of Polish-German relations, but Germans are evenly divided on the issue, according to the results of an Institute of Public Affairs study.
Governments of the Eastern Partnership countries need to acknowledge that they must overhaul their governance systems, which pose an existential threat, according to this Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development paper.