Publications

Deeper EU integration is in Poland’s interestDeeper EU integration is in Poland’s interest

November 2, 2015

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.

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Prospective on Ukraine Crisis: A Trilateral ApproachProspective on Ukraine Crisis: A Trilateral Approach

October 23, 2015

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.

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Ukrainians look to the West – Policy assessment and expectationsUkrainians look to the West – Policy assessment and expectations

October 19, 2015

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.

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Monitoring the Hidden Economy in Macedonia: Trends and Policy OptionsMonitoring the Hidden Economy in Macedonia: Trends and Policy Options

October 15, 2015

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.

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A Force for Good? Mapping the private security landscape in Southeast EuropeA Force for Good? Mapping the private security landscape in Southeast Europe

October 15, 2015

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.

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Euromonitor: First Achievements and Difficulties in Implementing Moldova-European Union (EU) Association AgreementEuromonitor: First Achievements and Difficulties in Implementing Moldova-European Union (EU) Association Agreement

October 12, 2015

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.

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Open Government Data: Key to a Transparent, Accountable, and Participatory SocietyOpen Government Data: Key to a Transparent, Accountable, and Participatory Society

October 6, 2015

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.

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