This roundtable gathered representatives of security institutions, independent oversight institutions, and civil society organizations to discuss security issues and the findings of a recent IDM research...


The Citizen Observatory of Shijak Municipality supported by Institute for Democracy and Mediation carried out the capstone activity of the project “Encouraging Citizen Participation in Local Decision-Making through the Creation and Functioning of Local Observatories”.


IDM Researcher in Belgrade for Two Weeks

Mr. Duro  participated in a public event and contributed by presenting some of the findings of his study on “Europeanization reform of the Security Sector in Albania”.


The Constitution of Albania and the National Security Strategy provide for an important role of the parliament concerning the adoption of the security policies and the oversight of the implementation of these policies. One of the main problems in the implementation of security policies has been the ambiguous unclear division of powers ...

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  1. With the purpose of promoting comprehensive research and policy options in the current proposed issues, IDM’s Center for European & Security Affairs invites scholars, researchers, university lecturers, public policy practitioners, and graduate students at advanced stages of research to submit 500-word proposals for papers to be published in the 27th issue of the Journal.

    Deadline for abstracts: 20 April 2014

    Final deadline for papers: 20 May 2014

    Deadline: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 16:00
    For more information click HERE
  2. Call for Applications

    Organised as a part of Security Research Forum ‘Belgrade-Prishtina-Tirana’

    Time: 12-16 May 2014

    Venue: Ulcinj, Montenegro

    Click here to download the application form.

    Deadline: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 11:30
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