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INFORM London inaugural workshop researching the formal and informal institutions in the Balkans

On 30 September 2016, an inaugural workshop will be held in London, launching the project INFORM (INT-10-2015) “Closing the gap between formal and informal...

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Regional INFORM Workshop in Ohrid

In the period from 29 August to 01 September 2016 the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” (IDSCS) organized a workshop in Ohrid for the...

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IDSCS will research informal institutions through a project from the Horizon 2020 programme

Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” as part of a consortium of organizations led by University College London has been awarded a grant from the...

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SELDI Conference: Enhancing CSOs Advocacy Efforts for Countering Corruption in Critical Sectors in SEE

On 29-30 October 2015 the SELDI and ANTICORRP initiatives organized one and half day conference in Podgorica to discuss with local and regional stakeholders...

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Parliament Watch: Ninth Report on Media Reporting

In May, the media quoted the least MPs (20%) as sources of information referring to the Parliament since the beginning of the monitoring. Even...

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Parliament Watch: Report on the Quality of Debate in May

The MPs in May increased their mutual interaction, considering the increased number of replies and counter-replies. This is an indicator that they discussed the...

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Public Opinion Survey on the Conflict of Interest and Corruption at a Local Level

The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje in the framework of the Project “CSOs Watchdog Network to Prevent Spoils Conflict of Interest in the...

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USAID Anti-Corruption Program Presented the Platform for Fight Against Corruption

On 9 December 2014 in Skopje, 15 civic organizations founded the Platform for Fight Against. The platform towards proactive, dynamic, and civil society which...

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Monitoring Report On The Transparency And Accountability Of The Budget Users

The Center for Economic Analyses (CEA) and the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” -Skopje (IDSCS) conducted monitoring of the transparency and accountability of the...

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Anti-Corruption Policy Forum

The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) in coooperation with the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje, Transparency Macedonia and Association for Democratic Initiatives...

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National survey on the work of the Parliament – 2014

  The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje (IDSCS) in the period 15 May to 15 June 2014, within the EU-funded project ‘Parliament watch!...

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Report on the presentation of research: Perceptions on the situation with the conflict of interests and assessment of Macedonia’s progress in EU accession

The work of the municipality administration and the processes of public procurement are moderately transparent, while nepotism, the practice “favor for a favor” and...

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Presentation of research: Perceptions on the situation with the conflict of interests and assessment of Macedonia’s progress in EU accession

On 22 May 2014 at the ‘Queens’ Hotel located in Zebra Centre – Skopje, starting at 11.00 a presentation of a public opinion research...

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Public Opinion Survey on the Early Parliamentary Elections

The Institute for Democracy conducted a public opinion research on issues related to the ability of citizens to freely express their views in the...

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IDSCS is starting a project on local language policies

During the period November-Aprli 2013, the Institute for Democracy SOCIETAS CIVILIS – Skopje (IDSCS) will conduct the research project ‘Local language policies for non-majority...

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USAID Macedonia Anti-Corruption Program. IDSCS – partner of the project

On 18 September 2013, a conference was held to mark the official beginning of the USAID Macedonia Anti-Corruption Program. The program will support CSOs...

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Conference call: ‘Europe, Here and There’

The process of the EU integrations is often regarded as the top most political priority in the Western Balkan (WB) countries. Much wider  process...

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Regional Coalition for Anti-Corruption

In January 2013, IDSCS began the implementation of a two-year regional project: “Civil Society for Good Governance and Anti-Corruption in Southeast Europe: Capacity Building...

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Think and Link ‘Regional Policy Programme’

The Institute for Democracy has been selected for the “Think and Link” Regional Policy Programme of the European Fund for the Balkans. As part...

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RRPP – ‘Europeanization by implementing the rule of law in the Western Balkans’

The focus of the proposed research project will be the reform of the judiciary in the five selected case study countries: Bosnia, Serbia, Kosovo,...

Survey: 100 days of the new established government

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Public opinion polls

During the many years of work in public opinion research, IDSCS made an excellent reputation. The reason for this has been the continuous research...