We are looking for enthusiastic and driven journalists and media representatives from Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia for the VSPS Meets Russia September Session - Journalism and New Media! The aim of the program is to encourage networking and exchange of experience between the Russian and V4 participants, as well as providing them with knowledge [...]
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Three Russians from Moscow, Perm and St. Petersburg attended the July Diplomatic Skills Masterclass thanks to the scholarships provided by the VSPS Meets Russia initiative. […]
On 5 - 9 June, the Visegrad School of Political Studies hosted participants from the Visegrad countries and Russia during the June session of the VSPS Meets Russia initiative. The program, titled “Empowering Civil Society” is created for representatives of NGOs and civic activists. By sharing experience, analyzing common challenges and issues, as well [...]
On 26th of April 2017, the Visegrad School of Political Studies and Transparency International in Bosnia and Herzegovina jointly organized the round table „Transparency and accountability as mechanism of anti-corruption activities” in Sarajevo as a part of the Western Balkans Anti-corruption Forum. 50 representatives of NGO, public administration and social activists discussed main issues [...]
The Town Hall Meeting in Skopje on April 4th, organized in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis”, presented the key issues hindering Macedonians’ citizens successful fight against corruption. The first panel chaired by Senior Researcher at the Center for Research at the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” highlighted the points of view of citizens [...]
The first meeting of this year's VSPS Meets Russia edition was successfully held on 20 - 24 March 2017. 5 Russian participants from Arkhangelsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk and Voronezh attended the Spring School of Diplomatic Skills (SDS) organized by the European Academy of Diplomacy. During the 5 - day program they took part in workshops covering: [...]
On 17th of March, the European Academy of Diplomacy and Shkolla Shqiptare e Studimeve Politike held a town hall meeting in Tirana, Albania, with over 40 participants from different fields and backgrounds (politicians, public administration officers, NGO experts). The first part was chaired by the National Coordinator Against Corruption who discussed the strategy of [...]
The 2017 edition of the VSPS Meets Russia initiative will begin in March. Five participants will attend the Spring School of Diplomatic Skills on 20 - 24 March along with colleagues from over 10 other countries. During the course of the week, the group will focus on developing their communication skills in the following [...]
The Western Balkans Anti-corruption Forum, which began with two sessions in Belgrade and Warsaw and then with Town Hall Meeting in Podgorica is entering the final stage of the program. In collaboration with partners from Western Balkans, the series of Town Hall Meetings is organized in each of the Western Balkans capitals, where public administrations representatives and NGOs [...]
The referendum held in 2nd October 2016 was the first referendum since 1989 regarding the vote of the resettlement of refugees, suffrage extended to Hungarian citizens who do not have a permanent residence in Hungary. An overwhelming 99% of Hungarians in Transylvania did vote NO to the resettlement of refugees. Looking on these numbers [...]