Politikon Network (PIN) is a research organization/think tank established in November 2016 to promote open dialogue and evidence-based sustainable solutions for the public policy improvement. PIN is founded by a group of people with extensive experience in public administration and non-governmental sector that have coordinated more than 40 projects (including the EU funded projects), and prepared more than 70 policy papers, analysis and academic papers.
Our three key programs/pillars are: rule of law, good governance and European policies and institutions. We are also dealing horizontally with many areas and issues related to transparency and accountability of public administration and the process of EU integration in general. Although PIN has been recently established, we have already started a series of articles on important socio-political events and prepared several comments on strategic documents (including the acquis adoption program). An important segment of our work includes research of the processes and changes at the European Union’s level, and the consequences that these changes have on the Western Balkans and, in particular, Montenegro.
Politikon Network structure includes three founders, executive director, two public policy researchers, and two interns.
Nikola Mumin, Executive Director, PIN
Nikola Mumin works as an executive director of Politikon Network and a researcher at Civil Freedoms Center in Montenegro. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from University of Montenegro and is currently enrolled in MA studies of Cultural Differences and Transnational processes at the University of Ljubljana. He is currently involved in several initiatives concerning monitoring of negotiation between Montenegro and the European Union in Chapters 23 and 24.
Vasilije Krivokapić, Researcher, PIN
Vasilije Krivokapić graduated and completed specialist studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Podgorica, in the direction of International Relations. As a former member of the student organisation MAPSS (Montenegrin Association of Students of Political Science), he participated in numerous projects, most of them being the EubyCitizens project funded by the European Commission.
Former WB2EU Network & PIN team member:
Jovana Marović, former Executive Director, PIN