In an interview with the Bertelsmann Siftung, Jacek Kucharczyk, president of the executive board of the Institute of Public Affairs, addresses the factors that led the Polish electorate to give strong support to a populist right-wing party in the country’s recent parliamentary elections.
Arming Ukraine means stabilizing Ukraine, at least for the medium- and long-term evolution of the country, according to the conclusions of this analysis that includes a team of experts from the Institute of World Policy among its authors.
In spite of significant costs borne by Ukrainian society, the European choice still enjoys support among most of Ukrainian society, while support for closer political and economic ties with Russia is falling, according to this Institute of Public Affairs report.
The Macedonian government needs to step up its efforts in tackling the country’s hidden economy by ensuring better coordination and collaboration between the key different ministries and institutions, such as the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Ministry of Finance, and the Ministry of Economy, according to this Center for Research and Policy Making/Center for Study of Democracy monitoring report.
Experts from the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and the Institute for Democracy and Mediation contributed to this report, which assesses the origins and current state of the private security sector in four Balkan countries, with specific reference to principles of good governance and the protection of human rights.
Euromonitor: First Achievements and Difficulties in Implementing Moldova-European Union (EU) Association Agreement
Moldova’s work on implementing measures required as part of the country’s Association Agreement with the European Union is lagging in the banking and judicial sectors, according to a report released by two PASOS members.
Kosovo needs to amend its public-information law to increase the amount of government data available to its citizens online, according to this Riinvest Institute policy brief.