As part of PIPS engagement in support of sustainable urban mobility, in one of the leading countries in sustainable urban mobility a study visit for Members of Parliaments of Southeast Europe was held from 13-14 May. Kosovar MPs Liburn Aliu and Mimoza Kusari took part in this visit in Ljubljana, Slovenia organized by GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe - Energy Efficiency.
The participants were welcomed by the mayor, Mr. Zoran Janković and had the opportunity to get to know more about the improvements in public transport, parking management, bicycle lanes and improvements for pedestrians through visits to key areas of the city.
During this visit the Kosovar delegation also had the opportunity to discuss national support to sustainable urban mobility through meeting with representatives from the urban mobility team of the Slovenian Ministry of Infrastructure.
On 27 December, the first meeting with journalists was held as part of the program “Journalists in the field of energy and environment”. During this meeting the detailed program was presented for the participants as well as the current situation in Kosovo regarding energy and environment policies.
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.
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".