Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine

The policy paper “Delegated Social Services Systems in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine” was produced within the EaP CSF Re-granting project “Advanced Reforms, Advanced Civil Society”. The goal of the project was to contribute to decentralization of social service system in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine and the effectiveness of service delegation laws. The study was prepared by Armavir Development Center (Armenia) along

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Political parties and election campaign financing in the EaP countries

Promo-LEX Association (Moldova) along with All-Ukrainian nongovernmental organization “Committee of voters of Ukraine” (CVU) (Ukraine), International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) (Georgia) and The Civil Network “OPORA” (Ukraine) released the policy paper “Political parties and election campaign financing in the EaP countries. Comparative assessment of the potential of the legal framework to fight political

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Policy Paper on Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in EaP Countries

The policy paper “Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries” ,prepared by the Subgroup on Local Government and Public Administration reform of the Working Group 1 of EaP CSF, was produced in the framework of the project “Update on Public Administration and Local Governments Reforms in Eastern Partnership Countries”, supported by the EaP CSF Re-granting Scheme.

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Recommendations from the 8th EaP CSF Annual Assembly

On 28-29 November Brussels hosted the 8th EaP CSF Annual Assembly that brought together around 250 representatives of CSOs, the EU Institutions and EaP governments for vibrant discussions at over 15 sessions. The debates with policy makers and among civil society representatives on the most pressing issues of the Eastern Partnership, showcasing the EaP CSF results of 2016 and planning for 2017 have

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Monitoring Mission on the civil society, media and human rights situation in Armenia

Following a visit to Armenia between 9-15 August 2016, the Monitoring Mission of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) on the civil society, media and human rights situation in Armenia published a report on the events of 17-31 July, which took place in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan. The report contains a

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Security Challenges of the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood

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New Paper Explores Policy Options for Improving Democracy Support in the EaP Region

The research paper “More Effective EU Democracy Support in the Eastern Partnership Ideas for the Slovak EU presidency and beyond” co-authored by Věra Řiháčková (EUROPEUM and Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum), Miriam Lexmann (EU Office of the International Republican Institute), Márton Ugrósdy (Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade) and Richard Youngs (Carnegie Europe) was recently published in the framework of the project: ‘Agenda

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CASE STUDIES. CSO ENGAGEMENT IN POLICY-MAKING: ARMENIA

This mapping research aimed to find out find out the strategies and tools that CSOs in Armenia use to influence policy-making processes through description of specific cases (that is, advocacy campaigns), to analyze the key factors that contribute to advocacy campaigns and those that have served as an obstacle, as well as the relationship between

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EU Roadmap For Engagement With Civil Society

Currently more than 4000 registered CSOs in Armenia, however reportedly many of them do not remain active. Aside from officially registered entities, Armenia does still have many traditional citizen associations formed on an ad hoc basis for practical activities, such as the renovation of common spaces in highrise buildings or the creation of mutual support

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