EVENT REPORT: The Independent Policy Research and the Reform of Policy Process in the Western Balkans – What Role for Think Tanks?

October 20-21 2010

The last seminar of the Think and Link Programme 2009-2010 was held in Belgrade. Representatives of 12 think tanks from the Western Balkans gathered to discuss the role of think tanks in independent policy research and in the reform of policy process in the Western Balkans.

The first day of the seminar was organized as a closed workshop with the Think and Link Grantees. The summary of assessment of received policy papers was presented by two trainers: Maja Djuric and Sue Newport (ODI – Overseas Development Institute). The training was focused on strengthening evidence based policy making, effective communications and influence on policy makers.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Think & Link Final Seminar „The Independent Policy Research and the Reform of Policy Process in the Western Balkans – What role for Think Tanks? “

The final seminar as part of the THINK&LINK Programme 2009/2010 will be held in Belgrade, 20-21 October 2010. In November 2009 twelve think thanks from the Western Balkan region were selected to participate in T&L programme. After nine months of research 24 representatives of twelve think tanks in the region will gather again for the…

Capacity Building Seminar “Bridging Research and Policy in Western Balkans”

Capacity Building Seminar “Bridging Research and Policy in Western Balkans”

Capacity Building Seminar “Bridging Research and Policy in Western Balkans”, within Think and Link – Regional Policy Programme, was held in Skopje, December 10-12. Capacity Building Seminar gathered 24 young researchers coming from 12 different emerging Think Tanks in the Western Balkans which are dealing with topics relevant from the perspective of the Copenhagen criteria.…

THINK AND LINK Regional Policy Programme starts with the Capacity Building Seminar in Skopje

THINK AND LINK Regional Policy Programme starts with the Capacity Building Seminar in Skopje, December 10-12

Capacity Building Seminar “Bridging Research and Policy in Western Balkans” will be held in Skopje, December 10-12. Twenty four participants will represent 12 organizations from the Western Balkans. These organizations are dealing with various social, political and economic issues as human rights, democratic consolidation, rule of law, cultural diversity, regional cooperation and European integration etc.…

Selected organisation under the THINK and Link – Regional Policy Programme Call for Application

  Name of the applicant Location Status 1. Analytica Macedonia selected 2. European Movement in Albania Albania selected 3. CEMI Montenegro selected 4. Institute Alternative Montenegro selected 5. GRUPA 484 Serbia selected 6. Center for Civil Military Relations Serbia selected 7. Green Home Montenegro selected 8. Society Znanost.org Croatia selected 9. Kosovo Center for Gender…

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New Think and Link Call for Applications, 2009/2010 Application Deadline, September 20, 2009

The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) launches a new call for applications within its “THINK AND LINK” – Regional Policy Programme. The programme seeks to foster inclusive and evidence-based policy making in the Western Balkans by initiating research projects embedded in a regional capacity building and networking programme cycle. The programme is addressed to:…