The future of the Berlin Process

The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) drafted a discussion paper The Future of the Berlin Process. The goal of this policy brief is to outline the most tangible outputs of the previous Western Balkan Summits, and to propose several structural changes that need to be introduced after the 2018 London Summit in order…

Up next: Civil Society Forum Trieste, 11-12 July

The Civil Society Forum Trieste will be organised linked to the 4th intergovernmental Summit of Western Balkans and EU countries and it will bring together representatives of civil society organisations with the objective of providing a platform for their impact on the so-called Berlin Process. The Forum will consider the topics high on the agenda of…

Shooting of the 6th season of “Vicinities” is underway

The energy future of the Western Balkans, security threats, profiles of the regional leaders, and social themes such as treats of modern families and reading habits of contemporary people – will be the topics of the new season of “Vicinities”. This regional talk show on current affairs in the Balkans will offer insights by issue-experts,…

Lunch discussion on BiEPAG’s report “The Crisis of Democracy in the Western Balkans. An Anatomy of Stabilitocracy and the Limits of EU Democracy Promotion”

Main sources of current instability in the region and ways to mitigate them were elaborated during a lunch discussion, held in Brussels today, on the topic of BiEPAG’s recent report “The Crisis of Democracy in the Western Balkans. An Anatomy of Stabilitocracy and the Limits of EU Democracy Promotion”. The gathering was organised by Open…

Public discussion “The Future of the Bosnia and Herzegovina” held in Zagreb

The last in the series of three public discussions “The Future of Bosnia and Herzegovina” took place in Zagreb on May 24, co-organized by the European Fund for the Balkans and “Vreme” weekly. Senada Šelo-Šabić, research associate at the Institute for Development and International Relations, Zagreb; Muharem Bazdulj, writer and journalist; Zlatko Dizdarević, journalist and diplomat and Ivica Đikić, journalist were the key…

The Washington D.C. conference “Balkan Troubles: The European Perspective and the Case for US Engagement”

The Atlantic Council in cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans and the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) organised a conference “Balkan Troubles: The European Perspective and the Case for US Engagement” in Washington, D.C. The main topics of the conference were the role of the US in the current geopolitical relations…