PIPS, as part of the project “Strengthening local government capacities and increasing citizens' participation”, delivered the third Technical Assistance (TA) meeting with municipality of Graçanica/Gračanica dhe Parteš/Partesh. TA was provided on the topic “Increasing citizens’ participation in decision making through improving the communication with public”. The meeting was conducted by Mr. Gjylieta Mushkolaj, professor at the University of Prishtina.
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.
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".
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".