Prishtina Institute for Political Studies has organised a meeting with the President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga. The meeting was participated by representatives of Civil Society, headed by PIPS. It was discussed the agenda of Kosovo toward membership in the Council of Europe. President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga in a Facebook post, expressed her appreciation for the work of PIPS and other organizations. She mentioned that the accession in Venice Commission was an important step for Kosovo and asked for a intensified cooperation between all factors included. Executive Director of PIPS, Leonora Kryeziu also rated the meeting with the President of Kosovo of high importance, knowing that “the process of Kosovo membership in this organization demands a wide involvement of all parties”.
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".