EFB and BiEPAG at the EUISS Expert Workshop “Building resilience in the Western Balkans”

The Senior Programme Manager of the European Fund for the Balkans, Igor Bandovic together with the representatives from the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group took part in the expert workshop “Building resilience in the Western Balkans” organised on 16th of February in Brussels by the EU Institute for Security Studies Brussels. Having in mind…

“Monitoring and Evaluation of the Rule of Law in the Western Balkans” MERLIN presented at the regional conference in Belgrade, December 21, 2016

The regional conference “Security Challenges as a Link Between the Citizens and Institutions” took place at Mikser House (Karađorđeva 46, Belgrade) on December 21, 2016, and among others it was also supported by the European Fund for the Balkans. The second panel of the conference presents the state of play regarding the rule of law…

Launching of the 3-month Business STARTer academy for young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Foundation for socio-economic development 787, formed by EFB Community Members from Bosnia and Herzegovina welcomed the 12 participants from different cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the beginning of the Business STARTer Academy – a three month programme for young people that will last from May to July, which is supported by the European…

“For Fair Elections 2016: Political dialogue and the implementation of the electoral legislation in Montenegro” conference supported by the European Fund for the Balkans

The Centre for Monitoring and Reasearch CeMI, which is among the grantees of the current EFB’s Think and Link Regional Policy Programme organised the National conference “For Fair Elections 2016: Political dialogue and the implementation of the electoral legislation in Montenegro” on 30th of March, 2016 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The conference is part of the…

Joint Declaration Adopted by Western Balkans Foreign Ministers in Vienna – Countries Will Not Obstruct Neighbours’ Progress in EU Integrations

The Western Balkans Foreign Ministers on the Vienna Summit adopted the text of the „Declaration on Bilateral Issues“, and committed themselves to a resolution all open questions in the spirit of good neighbourliness and commitment to European Integration. The Declaration, adopted in the course of the Western Balkans Vienna Summit was drafted by the Balkans…

Vienna Western Balkans Summit – Open bilateral disputes hold back Western Balkans EU integrations

Vienna, August 27, 2015 In the framework of the Vienna Western Balkans Summit, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), together with European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) presented their policy recommendations for solution of bilateral disputes among the countries of the region. On the occasion of the Vienna Western Balkans Summit and in cooperation…

Call for Applications: Alpbach Summer School on European Integration 2015 (ASSEI-B15)

Club Alpbach Belgrade is launching a Call for Applications for its 9th edition of Alpbach Summer School on European Integration in Belgrade 2015 (ASSEI-B15). As an official member of the Forum Alpbach Network and the European Forum Alpbach, in cooperation with University of Belgrade’s Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, school will be held from…

2015 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies, June 28 to July 5, 2015, Belgrade

The Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides a learning opportunity for students interested in the study and analysis of societies in and post-conflict. Interdisciplinary in its nature, drawing from the fields of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, History, Philosophy, Anthropology, Law and International Relations, the Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies provides students with an…

Joint Strategic Foresight Workshop: “The Future(s) of Public Administration in the Western Balkans”, 28-30 June, 2015, Berlin

On the road to EU accession, public administration in SEE countries is currently undergoing manifold changes. Establishing an efficient, depoliticized, transparent and service-oriented administration will not happen over night, but is a more long-term challenge. Looking beyond the details and technicalities of current reforms and placing the issue in the wider framework of the region’s…

Commissioner, MEPs and Ministers gather to promote regional cooperation in the Balkans

The European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, along with several national Ministers from across the Western Balkans and Members of the European Parliament, gathered in Brussels to discuss and promote regional cooperation in the context of the enlargement agenda, its challenges and recent achievements. The High Level Conference, which took place on May…