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.

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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…

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GUIDELINES FOR APPLICANTS

European Story Fund – produce, share stories – KEEP PUBLIC INFORMED! Deadline: October 15, 2010 GUIDELINES – EUROPEAN STORY FUND 1. It is possible to apply for a grant for a maximum of 1,500 euros per story to cover additional expenses, for example, travel costs or archive costs. 2. The grant does not cover salary…

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