Seminar on Political Education young people from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities 23 November 20210

Seminar on Political Education young people from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities

We have concluded a very successful Seminar on Political Education together with 20 participants, young people from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities, and 5 lecturers on political and legal sciences.

The seminar was piloted as a new format for young people from non-majority communities inspired by the School of Political Studies program. We had the pleasure to witness the vivacious energy of these young people to advocate for their communities' advancement, and the capacity of such a program to serve as a space for cooperation in defining joint interests and demands.
Prishtina School of Politics takes part in World Forum for Democracy 2021 12 November 20210

Prishtina School of Politics takes part in World Forum for Democracy 2021

For yet another year, the Prishtina School of Politics has the pleasure to take part in the World Forum for Democracy / Forum mondial de la Démocratie.

Participants from our School are Blin Berdoniqi, Shpetim Shujaku, Mrika Nikqi and Valmira Morina.
The forum is being organized for the tenth time at the premises of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg during 8 - 10 November 2021.

On the topic "Can democracy save the environment?" The forum contains plenary sessions and discussions that address topics such as: green entrepreneurship, citizens' assemblies on climate, environmental justice, sustainable cities, human rights for the environment, communities in aid of nature conservation, public-private partnerships for the environment and environmental education.

Since the start of the Forum, the Prishtina School of Politics also had the great opportunity to visit the European Court Of Human Rights (ECHR).

Furthermore, participants had the opportunity to visit the Consulate of Kosovo in Strasbourg and were welcomed by H.E. Ambassador Mimoza Ahmetaj.
Focus groups held to discuss the political and socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic 01 November 20210

Focus groups held to discuss the political and socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Impact of the COVID19 pandemic in regards to socio-economic and political developments - these were the topics covered in the last two focus groups organized by PIPS with CSOs, media, government representatives, chamber representatives etc.
These focus groups are part of the project funded by the Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and USAID.

PIPS will publish two policy studies on these impact areas with discussion findings from these focus groups as well.
Roundtable discussion "Turning the page towards a new chapter? Building trust between Kosovo and Serbia" 26 October 20210

Roundtable discussion "Turning the page towards a new chapter? Building trust between Kosovo and Serbia"

On October 26, PIPS held a roundtable discussion on "Turning the page towards a new chapter? Building trust between Kosovo and Serbia".

The discussion gathered politicians, former ambassadors and also Mrs. Sonja Biserko from the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights. The participants discussed the issue on the normalization of Kosovo-Serbia relations and the possibilities of building trust between the two countries.

First introductory meeting as part of the Political Education Program for young people from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities 21 October 20210

First introductory meeting as part of the Political Education Program for young people from Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities

The Prishtina Institute for Political Studies (PIPS) has launched a political education program for young people from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in Kosovo with the support of the Council of Europe Office under the ROMACTED Program.

On 21 October we held the first introductory meeting with the 25 participants of the first cycle of the program.
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Publication and discussion event on Rationalization of Independent Agencies and Regulators in Kosovo

Publication and discussion event on Rationalization of Independent Agencies and Regulators in Kosovo

11 July 2019

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.

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School for Political Studies 2020 held the second seminar

School for Political Studies 2020 held the second seminar

30 July 2020

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.

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School for Political Studies lecture with Dr. Gëzim Visoka on "Peace through mutual recognition: The current situation in Kosovo and future opportunities"

School for Political Studies lecture with Dr. Gëzim Visoka on "Peace through mutual recognition: The current situation in Kosovo and future opportunities"

5 May 2020

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".

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OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL FOR POLITICAL STUDIES 2021

OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL FOR POLITICAL STUDIES 2021

1 December 2020

Prishtina School for Political Studies has opened the call for application for the admission of candidates for the nineteenth generation (19).

School for Political Studies is one of the first non-formal political education programs in Kosovo and the oldest program that is still active. School for Political Studies has been implemented by the Prishtina Institute for Political Studies since 2003 through the support of the Council of Europe.

The aim of the program is to promote a new political culture for young leaders in line with the three key principles of the Council of Europe: democracy, rule of law and human rights. Throughout a year 30 participants coming from political parties, media, civil society, public administration etc. have the opportunity to attend modules with lectures from eminent local and international speakers. The program is currently implemented in 22 different countries around the world and graduates are certified by the Council of Europe and the Secretary General of this organization.
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