On December 17, PIPS published the results of the survey International Politics and the Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). Some of the main findings of this report are:
-For the respondents the three main partner states to Kosovo are: US, Germany, and Great Britain;
-Angela Merkel is the preferred leader with a figure of around 63%, US President Donald Trump comes second with around 15%, while Turkish President Erdogan comes third with 10%;
-Around 50% believe that Kosovo has been damaged by Serbia’s campaign to withdraw Kosovo’s recognition;
-Around 44% say the new Kosovo Government should abolish the 100% tariff on Serbian products, and around 45% believe the tariff should remain in place.
-The most preferred option for most respondents regarding the dialogue with Serbia, about 69%, is that Kosovo should seek recognition in the existing borders;
During the publication event our guests were Armend Muja, Professor of Political Science and Granit Tërnava from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). Butrint Berisha from PIPS presented the results of the report.
You can read the full report at: shorturl.at/emq59
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".