Tag: Gjergji Vurmo
The level of trust citizens of the Western Balkans have in national and international institutions generally dropped in 2015, with the most drastic declines seen in scandal-plagued Macedonia, according to the results of polling conducted for a PASOS project on open government.
While religious radicalization in Albania is in its early phase, lack of attention and inclusion in addressing ‘push’ or enabling factors may serve to aggravate the phenomenon, according to this Institute for Democracy and Mediation study.
National and international military institutions are generally the most-trusted groups in the Western Balkans, according to polling conducted as part of a PASOS project on open government.
PASOS and other networks are components in the European Union’s efforts to integrate with the Western Balkans and Turkey, according to an EU official who spoke at the association’s annual international conference.
The process of transforming civil society involvement in decision-making and EU accession into a meaningful mechanism that serves to improve capacities of societal actors and citizen driven reforms does not seem yet to reflect on past mistakes, according to this IDM policy brief.
PASOS delegates attending the network’s annual assembly in Brussels elected four members to the association’s board of directors October 18.
A partnership oriented approach to civil society development is the only “therapy” to ensure a sustained role for the Albanian civic sector in national reform processes and EU integration, according to this Institute for Democracy and Mediation analysis.