The focus of the POINTPULSE network during March was on informing the public on difficulties of researching police corruption from the perspective of the civil society.

Background

Sofija Mandić and Saša Đorđević wrote a paper describing the role of civil society in preventing and combating police corruption and have presented their recommendations which are aimed at the betterment of communication between the civil sector organizations and the Ministry of Interior.

 

Public Discussion

The POINTPULSE organized a conference in Pristina discussing the impact of civil society activities on building police integrity, preconditions for establishing the effective external oversight of the police and the main challenges in the work of civil society organizations.

 

Interviews

The POINTPULSE has published a series of interviews with Western Balkan’s researchers, asking them about their experience in combating police corruption. They emphasized that Civil society organizations have difficulties acquiring public data regarding police work.

 

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