Roundtable on Inclusion of Women: Unequal representation of women in politics and decision-making

26 February 2019 – Balkans Policy Research Group organised a roundtable on “Women Inclusion: Inequality of gender representation in politics and decision-making”. The policy dialogue event was organised to discuss and enhance the women inclusion in politics, institutions and decision-making on the basis of the findings of the BPRG’s recent Policy article “Women in Politics – […]

Women in Politics: Gender (In)Equality in Politics and Decision-making

11 February 2019 – With the aim of strengthening Kosovo’s democracy, the latest article from Balkans Group “Women in Politics: Gender (In)Equality in Politics and Decision-making” reviews the unfavourable position of women and lack of represnetation in politics and the insitutions of the country. The Law on Gender Equality is intended to guarantee equal representation of both […]

Conference – Building Stronger States in South Eastern Europe: Strengthening the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Minority Protection, in cooperation with Brussels based CEPS

7 February 2019 – Balkans Policy Research Group in cooperation with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) organised the conference “Building Stronger States in South Eastern Europe: Strengthening the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Minority Protection”. In light of the newly launched Enlargement Strategy by the European Union for the Western Balkans, BPRG organised this […]

Project Launch “Advancing Kosovo’s Institutions, Democratisation & Regional Cooperation”

23 January 2019 – Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) launched a new project “Advancing Kosovo’s Institutions, Democratisation & Regional Cooperation” financed by The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two-year project targets a broad range of stakeholders who can affect change, such as civil society, governments, political parties and media. The launch event was a […]

Press Release – Advancement of Kosovo institutions, democratization and regional cooperation

22 January 2019 – The Balkan Group launched the project “Advancing Kosovo Institutions, Democratization and Regional Cooperation”, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This two year project involves a wide range of stakeholders, such as governments, political parties, civil society and media, that will influence in social changes. This project aims to advance […]

Launch Event Youth in Politics at the Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence

12 December 2018 – To mark the launch of the ‘Youth in Politics’ component of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded project, Balkans Group together with the Norwegian Embassy organised a meeting which convened 35 youth representatives from political parties across different municipalities. The youth forum leaders from Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Self […]

Kosovo Elections: What can be improved?

13 November 2018 – Balkans Policy Research Group in partnership with Institute for Development Policy INDEP) has published an in depth report with solid recommendations on Election Reform. Election Reform is one of the big topics discussed in Kosovo in recent years. Local factors, in particular civil society and the international community, continue to demand […]

Training: Communication Channels Management for Public Relations Officers of Judicial Institutions and Bar Associations

13 November 2018 – Balkans Policy Research Group organised a training and workshop with public relations officers from judicial institutions and Kosovo Bar Association on Communication Channels Management. Public relation officers from Kosovo Judicial Council, Supreme Court, and basic courts of Prizren, Ferizaj, Peja and Gjilan as well as the Kosovo bar Association participated. The […]

Training Sessions: Reporting on Rule of Standards in Kosovo

04 October 2018 – Balkans Policy Research Group has organized a two-day training (Oct. 2-3, 2018) in Reporting on Rule of Law Standards in Kosovo as part of the regional project “Empowering reporting in rule of law standards in Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina” financed by American Bar Association and implemented by […]

Workshop on the electoral reform

02 October 2018 – The Balkans Group and the Institute for Development Policy held the workshop “Kosovo and Elections – what can be improved” to foster the debate on the electoral reform, needs and challenges arising from this process. Representatives of the Central Election Commission, the Election Complaints and Appeals Panel, political parties, civil society […]