• 08. oktobar 2014, Beograd - Mikser House. Photo: Antonio Ahel

    Roundtable on Regional Media Cooperation

    A roundtable on regional media cooperation was held on Wednesday, 8 October 2014, in Mikser House. The event was organized by the Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe (CDRSEE), whose current affairs talk show “Vicinities” already aired three seasons, with the support of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), the German Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC). The keynote speakers at the event were the German Ambassador to Serbia H.E. Heinz Wilhelm, CDRSEE Chairman Dr Erhard Busek, EFB Executive Director Hedvig Morvai, CDRSEE Director and “Vicinities“ Editor-in-Chief Zvezdana Kovač, and RCC Spokesman Nenad Šebek. Addressing the topic of Serbia’s relations with the countries in the region, Ambassador Wilhelm noted that Albanian Prime Minister Edi… Read More →

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    Roundtable discussion in Washington D.C. – “The Unfulfilled Promise: Completing the EU Enlargement to the Balkans”

    A roundtable was held in Washington D.C. on September 23, 2014, to discuss the recent report published by the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) and the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), titled “The Unfulfilled Promise: Completing the EU Enlargement to the Balkans”. EFB and BiEPAG shared the findings from the report with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and GMF’s Balkan Trust for Democracy. The discussion was moderated by Ivan Vejvoda, senior vice president of programs at GMF. In her opening address, Hedvig Morvai, Executive director European Fund for the Balkans , emphasized that it is important to keep the Balkans committed to the EU agenda. Morvai explained that the report was an effort… Read More →

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    EFB Community Members at the 12th International MitOst-Festival in Novi Sad

    The MitOst Festival was held in Novi Sad. About 200 MitOst members and guests participated and presented their voluntary projects, actions and mini projects, held workshops and networked. The festival programme included discussions, presentations, readings and other events organized under the slogan “Imagining the Balkans”. Alumni of the European Fund for the Balkans organized two workshops. The first workshop, titled “Artistic expression in the service of environmental protection education”, consisted of two segments. In the first segment, there was a presentation of the Today’s Children for the Environment regional project and a follow-up discussion on strengthening environmental protection as a core (European) value and not only a policy. The second segment was used as a platform for discussing the use… Read More →

The Fund

The European Fund for the Balkans is a multi-year joint initiative of European foundations designed to undertake and support initiatives aimed at bringing the Western Balkans closer to the European Union through grant-giving and operational programmes and, as such, is focused on individuals and organisations from Western Balkan countries.
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