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PASOS Public Newsletter


Monitoring Report on Public Procurement: Weaknesses Identified and Policy Recommendations
The Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) “Viitorul” is holding this September 2 event in Chisinau to release their “Monitoring Report on Public Procurement: Weaknesses Identified and Policy Recommendations.”

Belgrade Security Forum 2016
The Belgrade Centre for Security Policy, the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence and the European Movement in Serbia are organizing the sixth Belgrade Security Forum in Belgrade October 12-14, 2016, under the working title “Will Democracy Survive the Global Disorder?”

Public debate on the Situation in North Korea
The Slovak Foreign Policy Association is holding this September 5 public debate in Bratislava.

Jobs at PASOS Members

IDM: Call for Applications – Project Officer
The Institute for Democracy and Mediation in Albania has an opening for a project officer. Deadline to apply is 10 September 2016.


PASOS project awards grant to boost public participation in policymaking in Albanian city
An Albanian NGO’s proposal for a campaign to increase public awareness of open government and to boost participation in policymaking in the municipality of Kukës, Albania, has been awarded a PASOS project grant to fund the effort.

Report on AMO news and activities
This summary of news from the Association of International Affairs (AMO) includes an analysis of the Czech diplomatic corps, policy papers on Brexit, and reports on other AMO activities.

Krista Baumane named director of PROVIDUS
Krista Baumane, a founding member of the PROVIDUS Centre for Public Policy in Latvia, has been named the think tank’s new director.


The European Answer to the Eurasian Challenge for Eastern Europe
Analysts from two PASOS member organizations have contributed articles to a publication on the challenges posed by Eurasia to Eastern Europe.