On Wednesday, 14 March 2018, the Executive Director of the Prishtina Institute for Political Studies, Mrs. Leonora Kryeziu gave a presentation at the meeting of the Committee for Economic Development, Infrastructure, Trade and Industry in the Assembly of Kosovo. Mrs. Kryeziu spoke about the GIZ ORF-EE project Regional Cooperation and Capacity Development of Parliamentarians of South-East Europe on Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection. During her presentation Mrs. Kryeziu spoke about the project's future activities, and the engagement with decision-makers in addressing climate change and energy efficiency matters. Mrs. Sala Berisha-Shala ,the chairperson of the Committee, spoke on behalf of the Committee's members to express their willingness and readiness to continue cooperation. Mrs. Berisha-Shala valued highly the initiative, deeming that the Committee needs this cooperation, and welcomes the support for the parliamentarians' capacity-building and the recommendations on energy efficiency policies; which will help the Committee monitor and address relevant matters.
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".
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.