From 3 to 5 December, the delegation of MPs of the Republic of Kosovo, made of Ms. Sala Berisha Shala, Mr. Liburn Aliu and Mrs. Mimoza Kusari were welcomed in Montenegro, where they held meetings; with MPs from the Parliament of Montenegro, headed by Mr. Genc Nimanbegu and Mr. Predrag Sekulić, as well as with the Director of the Energy Efficiency Directorate in the Government of Montenegro, Mr. Marko Radulović.
PIPS participated in the 2nd South-East Europe Parliamentary Forum on Energy Efficiency and Climate, held on 27 November in Skopje, organized by GIZ Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe - Energy Efficiency. MPs and representatives of civil society from 6 countries of the region participated in the Forum.
In the final of World Forum for Democracy, participants from Prishtina School for Political Studies were certified by the Council of Europe, upon successfully completing the program.
On 26th of October Pristina Institute for Political Studies published "The Annual Review of Kosovo’s Foreign Affairs", which is drafted for the first time by Prishtina Institute for Political Studies. The annual report drafted by PIPS discusses all important aspects of Kosovo’s foreign policy and state recognition, including bilateral and multilateral recognition, EU integration and normalization of relations with Serbia in 2018.
Pristina Institute for Political Studies organized the roundtable where the policy-paper "Law on Foreign Policy of the Republic of Kosovo and its implementation" was published. The panel of the roundtable consisted of: Valdet Sadiku (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and Fitore Pacolli (Committee for Foreign Affairs, Diaspora and Strategic Investment). Butrint Berisha from PIPS presented the key findings of the report.
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".
The roundtable ‘Prospects of Kosovo membership to Council of Europe’ was held today. The goal of this roundtable was discussing the Kosovo membership to Council of Europe. Present in the roundtable were: Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga, ex Foreign Affairs Minister Enver Hoxhaj, Human Rights Expert Gjylieta Mushkolaj and Fisnik Korenica Expert of law.
The second seminar of the School for Political Studies was held from July 21-23 and July 28-30. Over the course of six days the participants participated in lectures by public policy experts in the areas of political ideology and its effects on public policy.