Serbia and the EU
Even though the EU is the largest single donor in Serbia since 2000, the majority of Serbian citizens are not aware of that fact, and more than two thirds have never heard of any EU-financed project. Instead, they perceive Russia, Japan, China and others as greater donors than the EU. Moreover, around 50% of the citizens are […]
CEP’s experts carried out a detailed map of existing policy cycle in Serbia
Within the project “Reforming Policy Coordination and the Centre of Government”, funded by the European Union and implemented by a consortium led by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, CEP’s experts Milena Lazarević and Marko Obradović were commissioned to carry out fieldwork and provide a detailed map of the existing policy cycle at the national […]
CEP: 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 […]
Open 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 first action plan was relatively high. The government […]
The Western Balkans and Its EU Integration: 2015 Comparative Overview
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 […]
Improving Performance of Public Administration: Current Experiences and Future Perspectives (Conference Proceedings)
It is our great pleasure to share with you 10 papers presented at the Conference Improving Performance of Public Administration:Current Experiences and Future Perspectives, which was held on 09-10 September 2015 in Belgrade. The papers in this publication follow the order of their presentation in the three working groups organised on the second day of the Conference: 1) Does Policy […]
Manuals for Monitoring & Evaluation of Public Policies
In light of the creation of structures for systemic monitoring of public policies, as well as for their evaluation, a large number of civil servants will obtain new tasks which they have not encountered before. The aim of this Manual is to help civil servants to properly perform M&E tasks by providing information about the […]
Human Resources for EU Membership
This paper examines some directions, policies and practices in human capacity development for EU accession in the Western Balkan and CEE countries and aims to induce a more vivid regional level debate on the best approaches to recruiting, forming and retaining professional staff needed for achieving and upholding EU membership.
EU-28 Watch Report
European Policy Centre – CEP took part in this year’s edition of EU-28 Watch, the internet database compiling material on discourses on European policies in its Member States and six accession countries.
TEN Background Paper
Background paper was produced for the needs of implementing Regional Workshop of the Network of the EU Integration Offices in South East Europe within the GIZ Open Regional Fund (ORF) project.