20 journalists from prominent Kosovar media attended the Seminar on Energy and Environment, organized by PIPS on 21-23 February.
Through the support of the GIZ Kosovo Project for Energy Efficiency, PIPS gathered experts from key Kosovar energy institutions, the Energy Community, media, as well as experts in environmental engineering and spatial/urban planning with the aim to accurately and fully inform Kosovar journalists on:
-the Energy Community Treaty and Kosovo’s obligations
-the mandate and competencies of Energy Regulatory Office, scope of the Transmission, System and Market Operator and energy independence
-the development of the Kosovo Energy Efficiency Fund
-renewable energy sources and the capacity for their deployment
-current environmental risks, climate chance, related health impacts and sustainable development as well as;
-sustainable environmental and spatial planning
The 18th generation of School for Political Studies today participated in the first seminar on “State and Society: Political Orientation, Governance and Political Order”.
On 3 March PIPS published the second edition of the Annual Review of Kosovo’s Foreign Affairs, in the presence of Kosovo Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Glauk Konjufca, and political scientist Mr. Blerim Vela.
On 2 December PIPS held an event on the topic “Parliament’s engagement in sustainable urban planning: Developing policies in favour of citizens’ mobility, relieving traffic congestion and a healthier environment”, together with a panel of urban planning experts and MPs. During this event we’ve broadly discussed about planning cities that adjust to citizens, rather than cars and overload, and national-level coordination.