On Wednesday, 31 January, the first meeting with the 16th Generation of the Prishtina School for Political Studies was held. The Director of the Prishtina Institute for Political Studies started the meeting by acquainting the participants with the background and a timeline of activites of the School for Political Studies. During this meeting the participants had the chance to get informed about the history of the School for Politics Studies and this year's program. The participants expressed their interest for the seminars which will be held during this year and the opportunity for networking and cooperation. The first seminar will gather the participants of this generation in March and will focus on the topic of State and Statehood: Political Identity, Governance and Political Order.
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".