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  • The Balkans in Europe TV Debates- "Rule of Law in the Balkans- Mission Impossible? -The EU integration Process and the Fight against Corruption in the Balkans -- Trends and Perspectives"

    The Balkans in Europe TV Debates – “Rule of Law in the Balkans – Mission Impossible? – The EU integration Process and the Fight against Corruption in the Balkans – Trends and Perspectives”

    TV N1 will broadcast “Rule of Law in the Balkans- Mission Impossible? The EU integration Process and the Fight against Corruption in the Balkans — Trends and Perspectives”, the third episode of “The Balkans in Europe TV Debates”, on Friday, April 24 at 21:30 CEST. The third episode will be shown again on Saturday, April 25, at 20:00 CEST on TV N1. Participants in this TV debate are: NIKOLA DIMITROV, Distinguished Fellow, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, The Hague, The Netherlands DAVID MCCALISTER, Member of the European Parliament KNUT FLECKENSTEIN, Member of the European Parliament Journalists/moderators: Borjan Jovanovski TV NOVA, Ivana Dragicevic TV N1 Feel free to use the hashtag #BalkansInEurope on Twitter during the broadcast of the debate!… Read More →

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    TV debate “Balkan u Evropi”

    It is our pleasure to announce that the European Fund for the Balkans launched a new series of TV debates called “Balkan u Evropi” (“Balkans in Europe”) in cooperation with regional television station TV N1. Tonight at 21:30, TV N1 will broadcast the second episode, “The Freedom and the Integrity of the Media in the Balkans”. The second episode will also be shown on Saturday, April 18 at 20:00 on TV N1. The discussion will be moderated by Borjan Jovanovski, journalist TV Nova, Skopje, Macedonia. Tonight’s debate is based on the results of the research in the EFB issue paper written by Toby Vogel. The report focuses on the Balkan countries where media freedoms are most endangered. Participants in tonight’s… Read More →

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    Presentation of the EFB issue paper on Media Freedom and Integrity in the Balkans

    A presentation of the EFB issue paper written by Toby Vogel on Media Freedom and Integrity in the Balkans was staged by the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) at the Sarajevo Media Center. The report, which focuses on the Balkan countries where media freedoms are most endangered – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Macedonia – was presented by Igor Bandović, Senior Programme Manager for the EFB, following a roundtable session with editors of BiH media and media support organizations. Emphasizing that the World Press Freedom Index identified the Western Balkans as the region with the biggest overall decline of media freedom in the world, Igor Bandović said that the key problems are found in the media ownership structure, censorship,… Read More →

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