Publications

Perceptions of Personal Safety and Perceptions of Security Threats at the Local Level: A Comparative Overview of Serbia, Kosovo and AlbaniaPerceptions of Personal Safety and Perceptions of Security Threats at the Local Level: A Comparative Overview of Serbia, Kosovo and Albania

August 23, 2016

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.

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More Effective EU Democracy Support in the Eastern PartnershipMore Effective EU Democracy Support in the Eastern Partnership

August 17, 2016

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.

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Independent think tanks and goverment: Partners in promoting reforms or two parallel worlds?Independent think tanks and goverment: Partners in promoting reforms or two parallel worlds?

August 12, 2016

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.

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What about the women? Understanding and Addressing the Problem of ISIS Female Recruitment in the Western BalkansWhat about the women? Understanding and Addressing the Problem of ISIS Female Recruitment in the Western Balkans

August 5, 2016

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.

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EU Membership Perspective for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine:  Impossible, Forgotten, Or Hidden?EU Membership Perspective for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine: Impossible, Forgotten, Or Hidden?

August 4, 2016

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.

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Polish-German Barometer 2016Polish-German Barometer 2016

June 28, 2016

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.

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Security Alert on the EU’s DoorstepSecurity Alert on the EU’s Doorstep

June 28, 2016

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.

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