On 30th of March, PIPS Executive Director Leonora Kryeziu signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, Head of Committee on Foreign Affairs, Diaspora and Strategic Investments. The MoU will serve as a framework of cooperation between PIPS and the Committee, with a special focus on PIPS’s recent project on Kosovar foreign policy. This project, managed by Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) through DSP scheme, is financed by Swiss Cooperation and Development Agency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, while its first activities will be held during April.
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".
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.
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.