The programme seeks to foster inclusive and evidence-based policy making in the Western Balkans by initiating research projects which are relevant from the perspective of the Copenhagen criteria, embedded in a regional capacity building and networking programme cycle.
Applications are encouraged to be made by emerging think-tanks, policy-oriented NGOs, independent policy institutes, and policy relevant research groups. The benefits of being selected to participate in this programme include funding for a research project, support through a capacity building and networking programme cycle and the mentorship support. This programme goes beyond providing only project grants by involving the successful applicants in 2 capacity building seminars and regional networking opportunities.
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