02 March 2023
This publication is the 3rd edition, part of the Foreign Policy Analysis Program, which was established by the Pristina Institute for Political Studies in 2014. The program aims to analyze and support the Euro-Atlantic integration of Kosovo, initiating public debate and producing research on regional, European, and global developments and their effects on Kosovo's international position.
19 January 2023
Since the declaration of independence in 2008, Kosovo has managed to become a member of several multilateral organizations, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, as well as the Development Bank of the Council of Europe in 2013 and the Venice Commission in 2014. By submitting the request for membership to the Council of Europe on May 12, 2022, Kosovo started an important political process, thus opening a new chapter. There seems to be a long and difficult process involved in joining the Council of Europe. This brief policy note, therefore, provides an overview of Kosovo's application to the Council of Europe and briefly elaborates on Kosovo's strategy and multilateral relations with the Council of Europe.
03 October 2022
The invitation under this tender is dedicated for two local experts to develop the Local Action Plan on Energy Efficiency in Suhareka for the period 2023-2026. The Action Plan shall be built on the criteria of quantification of costs, emissions saved and identification of co-benefits.
The experts that will be involved in carrying out the implementation, strategy, manual, etc will be working jointly to share experience and ensure the CBC effect in both Kurbin and Suhareka.
04 July 2022
Countries around the world have been hit by the phenomenon of violent extremism and foreign fighters, and the Western Balkans was no exception.
This policy analysis aims to shed light on how six Western Balkan countries have dealt with preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE). It is intended to be the third and final in a series on this issue. More specifically, this analysis provides a regional statistical comparison of convictions for terrorism and participation in foreign conflicts, as well as an overview of the challenges faced by the six Western Balkan countries in preventing and combating violent extremism.