On 4th of December Prishtina Institute for Political Studies signed the agreement with the seven countries of the South-East Europe, the Baltic Environmental Forum Germany(BEF) and and German Organisation Deutsche fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit- the Open Regional Fund for South East Europe- Energy Efficiency, (GIZ). The agreement “Public dialoge on the Sustainable Use of Energu in South East Europe” tends to intensify the dialoge regarding to the energy eficiency and climate change mitigation in these countries. Leonora Kryeziu, PIPS Executive Director, said she was very content with the agreement of this project and stated that the debate on these topics should be more present. The activities related to Memorandum of Undersanding argreement will comence within weeks.
On July 7, the Pristina Institute for Political Studies (PIPS) published the policy analysis "Rationalization of Independent Agencies and Regulators in Kosovo". The analysis drafted after a period of several months of research provides an overview of the current situation of public administration reform, namely the implementation of the rationalization of independent, executive and regulatory agencies.
The second seminar of the School for Political Studies was held from July 21-23 and July 28-30. Over the course of six days the participants participated in lectures by public policy experts in the areas of political ideology and its effects on public policy.
School for Political Studies has held an online lecture & discussion with Dr. Gëzim Visoka on the topic "Peace through mutual recognition: The current situation in Kosovo and future opportunities".