On 23 May 2018, Prishtina Institute for Political Studies organized the thematic round-table on "Kosovo’s Membership into International Organizations: Council of Europe and INTERPOL". The panel of this round-table consisted of: Robert MUHARREMI (Researcher on International Relations), Veton ELSHANI (Head of Working Group for Membership in INTERPOL), Glauk KONJUFCA (MP/ Ex member of Kosovo Delegation in CoE), Gjylieta MUSHKOLAJ (Professor at University of Prishtina). The discussion was mostly focused upon Kosovo’s membership to International Organizations since 2008, discussed from the angle of the approach and outcome; benefits and challenges of membership in CoE and INTERPOL; and the current international position of Kosovo in regards to multilateral integration. This roundtable 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.
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.