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        • Serbia and Hungary: Hammering Democracy
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          • Autor: Marko Drajić
          • Serbia and Hungary: Hammering Democracy

          • Hungary is currently Serbia’s closest international partner. Bilateral relations between the two countries are no longer marred by any disputes and their political and economic interests increasingly coincide. The values underpinning the administrations of both countries have converged to ...

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          • The Security Sector in a Captured State

          • Report on state capture in Serbia is BCSP genuine and pioneering work aiming to document and deconstruct ongoing process of state capture in the security sector through presentation of mechanisms, actors and consequences of this process.

        • The Security Sector in the State of Emergency: Testing Democracy
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          • Autor: Isidora Stakic, Jelena Pejic Nikic, Katarina Djokic, Marija Ignjatijevic, Sasa Djordjevic
          • The Security Sector in the State of Emergency: Testing Democracy

          • This analysis by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP) concludes that during the 52 days it spent in a state of emergency, Serbia failed the test of democracy, thanks to a series of failings and irregularities in the conduct and control of the security sector.

        • The Masks Have Slipped: Serbia in a Geopolitical Pandemic
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          • Autor: Isidora Stakic, Maja Bjelos, Marko Drajić
          • The Masks Have Slipped: Serbia in a Geopolitical Pandemic

          • Masks have slipped and the interests of Serbia’s foreign policy were exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. These interests are not based on the principles of common goods, but on mechanism for preserving the existing internal order. This is one of the conclusions in the foreign policy analysis ...

        • Crime in the Western Balkans Six at the Time of Coronavirus: Early Findings
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          • Autor: Sasa Djordjevic
          • Crime in the Western Balkans Six at the Time of Coronavirus: Early Findings

          • Did organized crime groups continue with their activity at the time of Coronavirus, which trends in the criminal activities in the Western Balkans can be noticed in the first six weeks of the pandemic and which scenarios can be envisaged for the future, analyzed BCSP Researcher Sasa Djordjevic.

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        • Based on this methodological framework, the key risk areas have been identified and the legal and practical weaknesses that can jeopardize institutional integrity examined: transparency, management, human resources, finance, internal and external oversight. These areas remain the same for all institutions but their significance varies between institutions as it depends on the degree of harm risks in these areas are likely to inflict in terms of the primary function of a given institution.

          Researching institutional integrity is of vital importance as it can be of assistance in assessing whether institutions are behaving responsibly - in other words, whether they are meeting the goals and performing the functions for which they were established, all the while remaining within legal, strategic and ethical guidelines, and also keeping the public and other institutions informed about their activities.

          In this, as in previous studies of corruption risk and the integrity of security sector actors, the BCSP research team and associates used a diverse range of publically available sources. Amongst the most significant of these were unquestionably questionnaires that were submitted to security sector institutions on the basis of requests for freedom of information, as well as interviews conducted with MoD, Ministry of the Interior, BIA and representatives of oversight bodies. In addition, various sources from print and electronic media were also used. An additional source of information and verification of data and findings came in the form of consultations with representatives of various organizational units within security institutions and oversight bodies. Finally, reports and statements from the aforementioned institutions were also used as sources. 

          This publication is made possible by the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the “Civil Society Forward” program, implemented by the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), within the project „Partnership for Integrity in Security Sector in Serbia“. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of ISC, USAID or the United States Government. 

        • Tags: Partnership for Integrity in Security Sector, integrity, Security sector
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