Policy Reports and Briefs

The Albanian Geopolitical Factor in the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) in cooperation with the Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) and the European Policy Institute (EPI) published a survey report which investigates the role and potential of the Albanian geopolitical factor in Albania,...

The Albanian Geopolitical Factor in the Western Balkans

The Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) in cooperation with the Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) and the European Policy Institute (EPI) published a survey report which investigates the role and potential of the Albanian geopolitical factor in Albania,...

Policy Article

Regional Cooperation in the Western Balkans – An overview of the Regional Economic Area and the “mini-Schengen”

The new Balkans Group policy article “Regional Cooperation in the Western Balkans” presents an overview of the two most debated agendas on regional cooperation — the Regional Economic Area (REA) and the “mini-Schengen”, with another on the horizon – the Common Regional Market....

Policy Article

Regional Cooperation in the Western Balkans – An overview of the Regional Economic Area and the “mini-Schengen”

The new Balkans Group policy article “Regional Cooperation in the Western Balkans” presents an overview of the two most debated agendas on regional cooperation — the Regional Economic Area (REA) and the “mini-Schengen”, with another on the horizon – the Common Regional Market....

Policy Report

Kosovo: Migration Trends Require a New Policy Response

The new Balkans Group policy report “Kosovo: Migration Trends Require A New Policy Response” provides an in-depth analysis of Kosovo’s migratory trends, which have shifted from irregular to regular migration, its institutional structure for migration governance, and the potential...

Policy Report

Kosovo: Migration Trends Require a New Policy Response

The new Balkans Group policy report “Kosovo: Migration Trends Require A New Policy Response” provides an in-depth analysis of Kosovo’s migratory trends, which have shifted from irregular to regular migration, its institutional structure for migration governance, and the potential...

Policy Article

Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue: Path to the Agreement

The new Balkans Group policy article Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue: Path to the Agreement, addresses the missing elements of the dialogue and looks at the roles all actors are playing: the facilitators, the countries involved in supporting this process, as well as Kosovo...

Policy Article

Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue: Path to the Agreement

The new Balkans Group policy article Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue: Path to the Agreement, addresses the missing elements of the dialogue and looks at the roles all actors are playing: the facilitators, the countries involved in supporting this process, as well as Kosovo...

Policy Report

The Brussels Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia: Achievements and Challenges

The new Balkans Group policy report “The Brussels Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia: Achievements and Challenges” describes the dialogue process and the achieved agreements in detail, and it emphasizes the level of their implementation. This report will serve to...

Policy Report

The Brussels Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia: Achievements and Challenges

The new Balkans Group policy report “The Brussels Dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia: Achievements and Challenges” describes the dialogue process and the achieved agreements in detail, and it emphasizes the level of their implementation. This report will serve to...

Policy Report

Public Administration Reform in Kosovo: Constant Struggle to Make It

The new Balkans Group policy report “Public Administration Reform in Kosovo: Constant Struggle to Make It”provides an in-depth analysis of Kosovo’s decades-long journey in public administration reform, a process that has been mired in political struggles and judicial challenges...

Policy Report

Public Administration Reform in Kosovo: Constant Struggle to Make It

The new Balkans Group policy report “Public Administration Reform in Kosovo: Constant Struggle to Make It”provides an in-depth analysis of Kosovo’s decades-long journey in public administration reform, a process that has been mired in political struggles and judicial challenges...

Policy Report

Women in Politics II: Gender responsive policy-making at the local and national level

The new policy article on Women in Politics provides an in-depth analysis of the necessity for integrating gender mainstreaming as a cross-cutting characteristic in the change of policies. It highlights the need for gender budgeting in all areas and...

Policy Report

Women in Politics II: Gender responsive policy-making at the local and national level

The new policy article on Women in Politics provides an in-depth analysis of the necessity for integrating gender mainstreaming as a cross-cutting characteristic in the change of policies. It highlights the need for gender budgeting in all areas and...

Policy Report

Assembly of Kosovo: Increasing Effectiveness by Improving the Rules of Procedure

14 April 2020 – Balkans Group’s new policy report on the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly review key aspects of, but largely overlooked issue that have contributed for the Assembly of Kosovo to fail its mission. The report...

Policy Report

Assembly of Kosovo: Increasing Effectiveness by Improving the Rules of Procedure

14 April 2020 – Balkans Group’s new policy report on the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly review key aspects of, but largely overlooked issue that have contributed for the Assembly of Kosovo to fail its mission. The report...