CSO METER: Assessing the civil society environment in the Eastern Partnership countries

CSO METER: Assessing the civil society environment in the Eastern Partnership countries

22 November 2019
The CSO Meter is a tool developed to support the regular and consistent monitoring and assessment of the environment in which CSOs operate in the EU’s six Eastern partner countries. Consisting of a set of standards and indicators, the CSO Meter helps to evaluate CSOs’ legal framework as well as…
Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

01 March 2018
The European Endowment for Democracy's annual report provides an overview of the different political environments in which the EED operates - from transitional and restrictive environments, to authoritarian regimes and conflict situations. It looks at the respective challenges that each of those…
Upgrading the Eastern Partnership: Policy Recommendations for the 2017 Eastern Partnership Summit

Upgrading the Eastern Partnership: Policy Recommendations for the 2017 Eastern Partnership Summit

21 November 2017
This paper is the result of the discussions of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Think Tank Forum, held in Chișinău on September 21-23, 2017. The authors have drawn on the discussions from the EaP Think Tank Forum and added further insights on the future of the Eastern Partnership ahead of the upcoming…
EaP CSF 2017 in a snapshot

EaP CSF 2017 in a snapshot

20 November 2017
This publication takes stock of the EaP Civil Society Forum's achievements in 2017, provides key projects' highlights and illustrates success stories from each EaP country.
TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

06 October 2017
There are many ways to promote democracy and stability, the rule of law and good governance, as well as economic development and prosperity in the Neighbourhood and Enlargement regions. Since the start of their operations, TAIEX and its longer–term sibling, Twinning, contributed to achieving these…
Second study on civil participation in decision making in EaP published

Civil Participation in Decision Making in the Eastern Partnership Countries Part II: Practice and Implementation

26 May 2017
Analysts from the six countries examine the extent to which laws and policies are applied and implemented. The authors first assess to what extent the statutory procedures have been followed in the policy-making cycle in recent years, and then look case studies in each country to examine in detail…
Is There a Shift in Poland’s Foreign Policy towards Eastern Neighbours?

Is There a Shift in Poland’s Foreign Policy towards Eastern Neighbours?

24 March 2017
In her latest research paper, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz from Stefan Batory Foundation offers an in-depth analysis of Poland’s policy and actions towards its Eastern neighbours (Ukraine, Lithuania and Belarus), following the possible funding cuts for Belsat TV, a Polish-funded Belarussian-language…
Forest And Forestry School Teacher’s Manual

Forest And Forestry School Teacher’s Manual

24 March 2017
This School Teacher’s Manual is an output of the educational component of the Russia Country Workplan to implement the FLEG II Program (the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance II Program). The educational component was included in…
Law enforcement and governance in forest use, protection and renewal

Law enforcement and governance in forest use, protection and renewal

24 March 2017
This textbook on Law Enforcement and Governance in Forest Use, Protection and Renewal was prepared by Consultants to the World Bank with advisory inputs from top higher education providers, practitioners and employers in the forest sector, during the second stage the FLEG II Program implementation…
Assessing the European Neighbourhood Policy: Perspectives from the literature

Assessing the European Neighbourhood Policy: Perspectives from the literature

13 February 2017
Several events in the past few years have dramatically shown how the interests of European citizens are directly affected by the stability, security and prosperity of their neighbouring regions. At the same time, the European Union and its member states face many challenges and dilemmas in…