School for Political Studies has commenced the Discussion Series #PIPSTalks. On 25th June our guest was the Head of Vetëvendosje Movement, Albin Kurti.
Between 31th of May and 1-2 June School for Political Studies held the Seminar on Foreign Policy and National Security.
As part of PIPS engagement in support of sustainable urban mobility, in one of the leading countries in sustainable urban mobility a study visit for Members of Parliaments of Southeast Europe was held from 13-14 May. Kosovar MPs Liburn Aliu and Mimoza Kusari took part in this visit in Ljubljana, Slovenia organized by GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe - Energy Efficiency.
On 24 April Prishtina Institute for Political Studies in cooperation with Center for Research and Policy Making, with the support of GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe - Energy Efficiency held the joint informative session on sustainable urban mobility planning with Kosovo and North Macedonia MPs.
The second seminar of the School for Political Studies 2019 was held from 12 to 14 April. This seminar, entitled "State as the fundamental framework to govern - The politics of public policy" offered our participants the chance to discuss about the role of ideology, right and left politics for Kosovo, economic development, sound education, and rule of law in the context of shaping public policy in Kosovo.
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".
On 15 July School for Political Studies held a discussion with Mr. Shpend Ahmeti, Mayor of the Municipality of Prishtina on the topic of "Effects of the pandemic on the Kosovar economy".