View of the round table on draft laws on defense


With the support of the Geneva Center for Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), IDM organized a round table to lead discussions on new package of three draft laws on defense, at Grand Hotel on 4 June 2014.

Empowering Women through Economic Cluster Development - National Conference


The National Conference "Empowering Women through Economic Cluster Building", held on May 28, 2014 at Tirana International Hotel, sought to share the experience of IDM project in Dibra region and encourage national debate on women's empowerment through economic cluster development.

View of an activity of the Summer School on Security Policy

The Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), in joint cooperation with the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS) and the Belgrade Center for Security Policy (BCSP), organized a trilateral Summer School on Security Policy in Ulcinj, Montenegro from 12 to 16 May 2014. 


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...

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  1. With this initiative, the Think Tank Fund aims at supporting up to 15 “returnees” per year to assume posts in think tanks interested in attracting young staff. 

    Deadline: Tuesday, 15 July 2014 - 15:30
    For more information click HERE
  2. The Young Researchers Club will serve as forum, whereby, young researchers will have the opportunity to engage with policy makers in an informal setting. Click here to dowload the document. 

    The DEADLINE for the submission of the applications has been postponed to 30 June 2014.

    Deadline: Monday, 30 June 2014 - 14:00
    For more information click HERE
  3. Within the frame of the Regional Research Promotion Programme (RRPP), National Policy Dialogue on Research in Social Sciences in Western Balkans 2014-2016 are being implemented. Click here to download the document.

    Deadline: Friday, 20 June 2014 - 14:00
    For more information click HERE