Bratislava Policy Institute (BPI) is an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering liberal democracy, human rights and Central European region, and European integration through analysis and debate, supporting and challenging at relevant stakeholders in national and international level to make informed decisions based on evidence and analysis. BPI all their activities dedicated also to fostering all kind of partnerships among various actors at local, regional and European level, and at civic, public an business level in policy-making and is supporting discussion about future of Europe and our European identity.
With an exceptionally strong in-house research capacity and an extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world, BPI is demonstrating ongoing ability to target trends, anticipate visions and analyze actual policy questions. At BPI, researchers perform policy research on a wide range of policy areas: from migration to integration, from extremism to liberalism, from youth policy to younger generation, from minority to ethnicity, from labor migration to human trafficking, from informal education to innovative approaches in social and civic life, and more.
BPI adheres to a set of core values and principles that guide our organization’s choices and staff actions as we meet our mission of informing and improving public policies, decision – making, individual and societal decisions:
BPI’s team is made up of sociologists, political scientists, and legal scholars. The team is capable to engage in interdisciplinary research and public-policy consultancy that is critical to the study of previously complex themes. BPI´s range of activities cover publication activities, work on expert standpoints and public-policy materials, consultancy activities and organization of seminars, conferences, and workshops.
The purpose of the BPI research and educational activity is to produce focused, innovative and visionary information of a high standard for use by the various stakeholders, from decision-makers, through academic community, business and public debates. The Institute maintains active international contacts in its activities and its members participate in public debate, various media, and they are also part in seminars, conferences, scientific international boards, international projects, and other events home and also abroad.
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