Open Government Partnership initiative (2014.06.26)
The Peace Institute co-signed a statement of civil society organisations (CSOs) inviting the European Union to join the Open Government Partnership initiative. The initiative joins non-governmental organisations and governments of states that strive to become more open, accountable and transparent. CSOs addressed the invitation to the European Union whose procesures of policy preparation and decision-making yet have to become open and transparent. The invitation to the European Union can be found here.
The book Media integrity matters (2014.06.16)
Central regional event - regional conference was held from 12 to 13 June in Tirana as a part of the South East European Media Observatory project. Local partner Albanian Media Institute was the host, the Peace Institute has coordinated the narrative section. Additionally, the book with research reports on the integrity of the media entitled "Media Integrity Matters - Reclaiming public service values and media and journalism" was published as a part of the project. The survey was conducted in five countries in the region - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia.
The book (or chapters) is available on the project website.