The Executive Director of KCSS, Florian QEHAJA provided a presentation entitled “The role of think tanks as an alternative expertise in Kosovo: data collection, methodological development and ethics”. The presentation was part of the panel on the state of research among think tanks in Kosovo. KCSS Director highlighted the key strengths and weaknesses of research including data collection among the think-tank sector.
The overall aim of the conference was identifying best methods on how to strengthen the research capacities, engage public and private stakeholders in strengthening research capacities through advocacy and policy recommendations as well as promoting academic research in social sciences and humanities in Kosovo.
A number of academics and representatives of civil society participated in the conference.