On 26th of October Pristina Institute for Political Studies published "The Annual Review of Kosovo’s Foreign Affairs", which is drafted for the first time by Prishtina Institute for Political Studies. The annual report drafted by PIPS discusses all important aspects of Kosovo’s foreign policy and state recognition, including bilateral and multilateral recognition, EU integration and normalization of relations with Serbia in 2018.
The panel of the roundtable consisted of: Fitim GLLAREVA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Florian QEHAJA (QKSS), Demush SHASHA (EPIK Institute) and Naim RASHITI (BPRG).
This event was organized under the project "Improving Democratic Practices and Decision-Making Quality in Kosovo's Foreign Policy", funded by the DSP scheme managed by KCSF, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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".
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.