Fellowship Programme final seminar

After the completion of the fellowship practice phase in the host institutions, seventeen fellows from the 9th Generation of the European Fund for the Balkans’ Fellowship Programme for Government Officials from the Western Balkans (Fellowship Programme) gathered in Portoroz, Slovenia, for a final seminar on November 18 to 23. The objective of the final seminar…

Call for Applications: BiEPAG Fellowship 2017-18

The present call for applicants seeks two research fellows to conduct a three months research stay at the University of Graz, Austria, between 1 December 2017 and 28 February 2018, assisting the research efforts of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), commissioned by the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB). As required in…

The new season of Vicinities starts today

The first episode of the sixth season of regional television show “Vicinities” will premiere today. Twelve new episodes will address topics such as regional security threats, energy future of the Balkans, state of labour rights and obstacles to the development of entrepreneurship. Researchers, entrepreneurs, activists, columnists, journalists and the alumni of the European Fund for…

Resilience in the Western Balkans

The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), with the support and cooperation of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), published the Report “Resilience in the Western Balkans”. This Report analyses the drivers of fragility and resilience in the context of the internal and external challenges facing the region. Zoran Nechev, member of the…

The 9th edition of the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials from the Western Balkans has set off

Seventeen fellows of the new generation of the European Fund for the Balkans’ Fellowship Programme for Government Officials from the Western Balkans (Fellowship Programme) gathered in Berlin and Potsdam at the Introduction Seminar from August 26 to September 3. The aim of the seminar was to prepare the participants for the programme in the European…

Civil Society Forum recommendations as part of the Western Balkans Summit Declaration

In result of the efforts of the Western Balkan civil society to contribute to Europeanisation of the region and to regional cooperation, the Civil Society Forum developed policy recommendations and presented them to the Western Balkan and European Union decision-makers during the Civil Society Forum meeting on July 12. The recommendations were acknowledged and included in the…