Declining media freedom and biased reporting in Serbia
In the context of the global crisis caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, free, impartial and professional media reporting has become ever more important. This represents an issue in Serbia, considering its ongoing decline in media freedom as confirmed by independent international reports.
Serbia Design Report 2018–2020
Serbia’s multi-stakeholder consultation process has improved considerably through better public outreach, including on the local level. However, the action plan largely continues initiatives from the previous plan mainly with measures of limited ambition.
Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM)
The Serbian Action Plan addressed many core open government issues, including access to information and civic space. The Government completely implemented 7 of 14 commitments by the end of the assessment period.
Western Balkan PAR Monitor 2017/2018
Governments in the Western Balkans have been implementing public administration reforms (PAR) for over a decade now, with varying degrees of success. Since 2014, PAR is acknowledged as one of the fundamental areas of reform on any country’s path to EU membership and a set of principles was prepared for the accession countries to follow and comply with in this area in order to become successful EU member states.
National PAR Monitor
Public administration reforms (PAR) have been implemented in the Western Balkans for over a decade now, with varying degrees of success. Since 2014, PAR is acknowledged as one of the fundamental areas of reform on any country’s path to EU membership and a set of principles was prepared for the accession countries to follow and comply with in this area in order to become successful EU member states.
Serbia Progress Report 2016-17
European Policy Centre – CEP, as the National Researcher of the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) under the Open Government Partnership (OGP), has made Serbia Progress Report for 2016-17 period.
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.
Improving Performance of Public Administration
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Manuals for Monitoring & Evaluation of Public Policies
Both manuals resulted from the work on a project entitled “Achieving Effective Policy Monitoring and Evaluation through Evidence Supplied by the Civil Society” funded by the European Union through the Civil Society Facility programme and the Office for Cooperation with Civil Society of the Republic of Serbia.
TEN Background Paper
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.