Prishtina School for Political Studies held the second seminar (20-22 April) on "State as the Fundamental Framework of Governability: The Politics of Public Policies". This seminar explored the current context of the relationship between politics and public policy, especially in relation to Kosovo's development and state-building process.
On 30th of March, PIPS Executive Director Leonora Kryeziu signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, Head of Committee on Foreign Affairs, Diaspora and Strategic Investments.
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018, the Executive Director of the Prishtina Institute for Political Studies, Mrs. Leonora Kryeziu gave a presentation at the meeting of the Committee for Economic Development, Infrastructure, Trade and Industry in the Assembly of Kosovo. Mrs. Kryeziu spoke about the GIZ ORF-EE project Regional Cooperation and Capacity Development of Parliamentarians of South-East Europe on Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection.
Prishtina School for Political Studies held its first seminar on the topic "State and Society: Political Identity, Governance and Political Order". The seminar was especially focused on the statebuilding process of Kosovo after the formal advancement from UN-administration to the post-supervised independence, also touching upon the role of the international actors and context in this process.
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.
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".