Dušan Protić Presented Recommendations at the...
28 Apr 2016 09:45Dušan Protić Presented Recommendations at the Third Plenary Session of the National Convention on the EU

April 27, 2016. - Dusan Protić, Programme Manager for Internal Market and Competitiveness at CEP, spoke at the third plenary session of the National Convention on the European Union (NKEU), as the coordinator of the working group on Chapter 1 - Free movement of goods and Chapter 28 - Consumer and Health Protection. He presented the key results of  [ ... ]

Third Session of the National Convention on t...
03 Mar 2016 16:14Third Session of the National Convention on the EU for Chapter 28 Held

Belgrade, March 3rd, 2016. – The third session of the Working Group (WG) of the National Convention on the EU (NKEU) for Chapter 28 – Consumer and Health Protection - was held today in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia. The session was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, the Mi [ ... ]

Milena Lazarević Facilitates Workshop on CSOs...
27 Feb 2016 16:29Milena Lazarević Facilitates Workshop on CSOs’ Contribution to PAR

      Programme Director Milena Lazarević participated on 25-26 February 2016 in the international conference Civil Society and Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path, organised in Belgrade by the European Movement International and European Movement in Serbia, in partnership with TACSO and the Serbian European [ ... ]

Nebojša Lazarević at Ideas Lab in Brussels
26 Feb 2016 16:18Nebojša Lazarević at Ideas Lab in Brussels

The Ideas Lab is an annual event bringing together think tanks, policy-makers and practitioners from across Europe to discuss burning issues facing the EU. It enables think-tanks to help national governments, Parliaments and European institutions to find the best possible solutions to the above mentioned problems. Some of the thirty three sessions  [ ... ]

WeBER Project Officially Launched
26 Feb 2016 14:32WeBER Project Officially Launched

In cooperation with 5 partner organisations from the Western Balkan countries and European Policy Centre, Brussels, CEP held a regional kick-off meeting of the joint project "Western Balkans Enabling Project for Civil Society Monitoring of Public Administration Reform (WeBER)“, on February 22-23, 2016. The WeBER Project, funded by the  [ ... ]

2015 Global Go To Think Tanks Report presente...
28 Jan 2016 15:282015 Global Go To Think Tanks Report presented in Brussels

Milena Lazarevic, CEP Senior Programme Manager and Senior Researcher, was one of the key speakers at “2015 Global Go To Think Tanks Report” presentation, held on January 28th in Brussels. The report has been traditionally composed by the University of Pennsylvania within their "Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme". Milena spoke at the “ [ ... ]

ReSPA Conference "Monitoring and Evaluation o...
16 Oct 2015 07:52ReSPA Conference

CEP representatives took part in the ‪ReSPA conference on Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Policies, held in Danilovgrad, Montenegro from 13th to 14th of October. Milena Lazarevic, CEP senior programme manager, moderated two sessions and contributed her expertise to developing the conference concept. Milos Djindjic, CEP researcher, participa [ ... ]


Publications and Articles

CEP: Marketplace of Ideas for Better Policymaking ...
30 Mar 2016 10:44CEP: Marketplace of Ideas for Better Policymaking in Serbia

What makes CEP a standout think tank? By virtue of wich acomiplishments have we been able to represent a marketplace of ideas for an evidence-based policymaking? To which programme areas do we commit our research activities? What are the qualities of CEP team and partner networks that we build within the country and region-wide? Answers to these an [ ... ]

Protected Areas in Vojvodina: Status and Funding i...
04 Mar 2016 15:57Protected Areas in Vojvodina: Status and Funding in the Context of European Integration (in Serbian)

What is the current state of Vojvodina’s nature? How are nature protection areas regulated and financed? What are the challenges and opportunities with regard to the EU integration process? The new study addresses these questions and more, and provides a set of anwers as well as recommendations for better nature protection in line with the EU sta [ ... ]

Open Government Partnership Serbia Progress Report...
26 Feb 2016 14:56Open Government Partnership Serbia Progress Report 2014-15

CEP, as the national researcher of the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) under the Open Government Partnership (OGP), has produced the Progress Report 2014-15 for Serbia. The IRM assesses development and implementation of national action plans to foster dialogue among stakeholders and improve accountability.   “Completion of Serbia’s [ ... ]

Dutch EU Presidency: What to Expect?
12 Jan 2016 13:42Dutch EU Presidency: What to Expect?

By: Milena Lazarević, Sena Marić, Katarina Kosmina, Lana Radovanović Starting from 1 January 2016, the Netherlands took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Luxembourg which held it for the second half of 2015. They plan to focus on the essentials, by which they mean innovation, growth, jobs, and stronger relationships  [ ... ]

The Western Balkans and Its EU Integration: 2015 C...
24 Dec 2015 09:15

A comprehensive analysis of the EC's country reports has been lacking on the regional level. There have been efforts by CSOs at country level to provide a systematic input to the annual country reports and to the strategy through the so-called “shadow reports”, primarily intended to provide objective assessment of the accession process by the  [ ... ]

Competition Policy in Serbia - What is the Problem...
05 Dec 2015 11:15Competition Policy in Serbia - What is the Problem?

The aim of the study is to explore the current state of competition policy in Serbia, identify and consider the key obstacles and shortcomings that hinder the full and adequate implementation of the rules of competition protection, and to make recommendations for improvement of competition policy. The recommendations are primarily intended for deci [ ... ]

Lessons Not Learned: Commentary on the EU's 17-Poi...
13 Nov 2015 12:25Lessons Not Learned: Commentary on the EU's 17-Point Plan and Its Alternative

By: Katarina Kosmina, Lana Radovanović As the massive refugee influx continues to grow, the European Union is attempting and failing to find effective solutions. The most recent such attempt was the meeting in Brussels at the end of October, which gathered leaders from Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Roma [ ... ]



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