Two members of the Center for Research and Studies “GEA”, executive and operational director, took part in the regional conference on the role of think tank organizations in public policies’ analysis and reform in the Western Balkans region.
The conference was held in hotel “Zira”, Belgrade, on October 20th and 21st 2010, with participation of many think tanks from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and other countries. The aim of the conference was to exchange experiences and to point out to effective models of think tank organizations’ action in order to influence the creation and development of public policies in the region.
Center for Research and Studies representatives visited partner organizations in Serbia and FYR Macedonia and established framework for future mutual cooperation and joint action.
Within the Think Tank Fund program of support, during October 2010, representatives of the Center for Research and Studies “GEA” visited several think tank organizations from the region in order to make regional representation and exchange of experiences. During the visit to Serbia and FYR Macedonia, there were many meetings and conversations with representatives of many organizations such as: Studiorum Skopje, CPRM Skopje, Reactor Skopje, Forum CSRD, Center for Liberal-Democratic Studies Belgrade, European Fund for the Balkans and other. As the result of the meetings held, the fields of mutual interest have been identified and framework for joint future projects has been set.