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2017 press releases


Empowering Municipal Councils: A Fresh Start for Local Democracy

Newly elected council members need to understand their responsibilities to their constituencies and often need to develop new skills to fulfill their new roles, particular in terms of translating…  


“They erase us, like we don’t exist”: LGBTI people tell of struggle and resilience in the Western Balkans

Recounting tales of suffering, discrimination and violence, as well as triumph and resilience, the diverse cast of OutSpoken explain how their identities shape all aspects of their lives, from family…  


A fresh start for the Balkans: Democratic renewal and environmental recovery

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev will deliver the keynote speech for a panel discussion at Columbia University in New York this week entitled “A fresh start for the Balkans: Democratic renewal and…  

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