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Improving the information position of the parliaments of Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia

Alike in most countries, the parliaments of Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia are affected by an information paradox: MPs are overloaded with information, yet there is a shortage of specific information on which to base their work. At a...

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Video: How restructured supply chains can help both EU and the Western Balkans?

What if European companies diversify their supply base and move part of the production plants to the Western Balkans? Check out our new video and see how restructured supply chains can help both the European Union and the Western...

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IDSCS was part of the panel dedicated to the lessons learned from the long-standing disputes in Southeast Europe, part of the “Prespa Forum for Dialogue”

As part of the Prespa Forum Dialogue today was organised a panel discussion titled “In Search for Agents of Change: Lessons from the Long-Standing Disputes in Southeast Europe”. Speakers of the panel were Andi Dobrushi, Fani Karanfilova-Panovska, Leonidas Makris,...

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The first event on Western Balkans contribution to the Conference on the Future of Europe was held within the “Prespa Forum Dialogue”

Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” in cooperation with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and with support of European External Action Service (EEAS) organised the panel discussion “What can we do for the EU? Western Balkans contribution to...

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Representation of the Interests of the Citizens by the Members of Parliament – Truth or Myth

According to data from field surveys conducted in 2018-2021 by the Institute for Democracy (IDSCS) as part of the Parliament Support Program (PSP), show that citizens believe that their interests are not always represented in the legislature. This comparative...

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IDSCS coordinated study visits by the Visegrad Group researchers to the Western Balkans capitals

Under the auspices of the ‘Cooperation Instrument for the Western Balkans Think Tanks – THINK BALKANS’ project, financially supported by the International Visegrad Fund and implemented by the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje (IDSCS), in cooperation with the European Movement...

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IDSCS and RCC co-organised a conference on benefits of diversification of European supply chains to the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy and the Regional Cooperation Council yesterday co-organised the international online conference “Time to move to the Western Balkans: How diversification of supply chains can benefit EU resilience”, supported by the Center for International Private Enterprise...

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IDSCS participated at the “Civil Society & Think Tank Forum I: Road to Berlin”

Between June 1 and June 2, IDSCS participated at the Western Balkans “Civil Society & Think Tank Forum I: Road to Berlin” of this year’s Berlin Process Summit. Our senior researcher and Head of the Centre for European Integrations,...

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MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL, HOW ARE ANTI-CORRUPTION EFFORTS GOIN’? National Strategy oversight guidelines

The oversight over the implementation of the national Strategy for Fight Against Corruption is an important mean that should ensure that the Strategy delivers concrete results for the citizens, which is the objective of any public policy. The key...

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IDSCS and A.L.T.R.I co-organised a closed hybrid workshop about the judicial culture in the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy (IDSCS) and the Albanian Legal and Territorial Research Institute (A.L.T.R.I) co-organised a closed hybrid workshop at the Rogner Hotel in Tirana and on Zoom on May 20 and 21, covering the topics “Judicial culture in...