Southeast Europe Struggles with Effective Law Enforcement

Law enforcement agencies are considered key agents in peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction efforts. For that reason, massive resources from the international community have been channeled to democratizing and professionalizing police institutions in Southeast Europe. However, although legal reforms of the police force have been fairly successful in the four Southeast European countries covered in the…

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Taking Stock of OGP

The Open Government Partnership is officially afoot with the Articles of Governance formally approved and adopted at the first annual meeting in Brasilia last month. With distance gained from the meeting, this is a good moment to take stock of where the Partnership stands and the direction it needs to go. First, governments should be…

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