“REINVENTING BRIDGES” – 4th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, Bucharest / 11-13 of October, 2013

The 4th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival “Reinventing Bridges”, supported yet again by the European Fund for the Balkans, comes to Bucharest on 11-13 October 2013, at National Museum Țăranului Român & Club Țăranului. Film makers from all the Balkan countries as well as Germany, Belgium, Italy, France and Sweden reinvented their bridges and…

The Call for applications for the new cycle of the Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials is closed

The European Fund for the Balkans call for applications for the new cycle of the “Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials from Western Balkans- Supporting Excellence and Leadership in Governance” was officially closed after the expiration of the deadline. We have received more than 100 applications from all over the region, which is a clear…

EFB representative at the Alpbach in Motion – Summit of Emerging Leaders 2013

In the period between 25-27 of August, on invitation of Alpbach in Motion (AIM), the Alpbach Summit of Emerging Leaders 2013, the European Fund for the Balkans alumni Ana Babovic participated in the activities that were centered around the theme – “The Future of our Economic Model”: Is our current model outdated? What is the…

Call for Applications for the Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials 2013/2014

European Fund for the Balkans Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials from the Western Balkans – Supporting Excellence and Leadership in Governance April 2014 – July 2014 We are looking for the decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm Aim: The Programme aims to contribute to the…

Policy Brief – Bolstering the rule of law in the EU enlargement process towards the Western Balkans

Zoran Nechev, Visiting Research Fellow (EU Enlargement) of the “Fellowship Programme for Policy Researchers from the Western Balkans Region” of the European Fund for the Balkans and the Think Tank Fund of the Open Society Foundations is the author of the Policy Brief on the EU Enlargement process towards the Western Balkans, which was made…

EFB Community members at the 2013 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies, 1-8 of July, 2013

The EFB is pleased to announce that two [highlight color=’#587b7c’ text-color=’#ffffff’]EFB Community  [/highlight] members attended the 2013 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies that took place at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, from 1-8 of July 2013 in Belgrade. Miguel Nunes Silva and Dariya Pavlova were among the 60 students from 20 countries, that…

Final Seminar for the fifth generation of the Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials – 28 of June – 3 of July , 2012, Tuhelj, Croatia

The third and the final seminar which marks the end of the 3-month Fellowship programme for the 20 Young Government Officials and EFB Fellows took place in Tuhelj (Croatia) in the period between June 28 – July 3, 2013. In the spirit of the motto of the European Fund for the Balkans, which goes: “Bringing…

Episode 5: “Our history vs. your history”

The history of the educational systems in the region, how is the history discussed and learned in the classrooms, how to get rid of the ethnocentrism, the multi – perspective approach to history, how our vs. your history can become only history, the categories of subjective and objective historians, the reliability memories and documents etc.…