Fellows Presentations of their gained knowledge and expertise at their Home Institutions

The cycle of the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials for 2015/2016 has been officially wrapped up with this year’s Fellows presentations at their home institutions. The final seminar’s training sessions in communication and presentation skills that was concluded in November, was envisaged a preparation for the fellows for the knowledge transfer in their home institutions.…

“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…

PROMOTION OF FIVE SEASONS OF “VICINITIES” AND PRESS CONFERENCE

On the occasion of celebrating 5 years of Okruženje’(‘Vicinities’ in English), the European Fund for the Balkans and the Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe (CDRSEE) organised a special panel discussion having Ms Zvezdana Kovač, (CDRSEE Executive Director) as moderator and Mr Axel Dittmann, (German Ambassador in Belgrade), Mr Hannes Swoboda (CDRSEE Chairman), Ms Hedvig…

Civil Society Forum Skopje, “Reclaiming Democracy, Europe and Social Justice” (November 24-26, 2016)

The CSF Skopje that was held in the period between November24-26, 2016 in Skopje, Macedonia gathered over 100 civil society members (activists, analysts, advocates) from across the region discussing the relevant issues: What kind of re-claiming of hijacked terms (Democracy, Europe, Social Justice) do we need and how can we achieve it? Do the alternatives…

Final Seminar of the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials from the Western Balkans, Opatija, November 19-24, 2016

This year’s edition of the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials has started with the eight-day introductory seminar that was held in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany from August 27-September 4, 2016 in cooperation with the Potsdam Centre for Policy and Management. It offered the participants a cutting-edge knowledge of the administrative and polit­ical developments and dynamics.…

New EFB Fellowship Programme for researchers at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris

The European Fund for the Balkans in cooperation with the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) established the new fellowship programme for junior and senior researchers. This year’s programme encompasses one senior and two junior fellowships. The fellowship for senior researcher was granted to Zoran Nechev (Macedonia), and the two fellowships for junior researchers were…

EFB hosting a special event at the Belgrade Security Forum “Enlargement Moving beyond Europe’s Fatigue and Bilateral Disputes”

The sixth Belgrade Security Forum that will take place from October 12 – 14, 2016 under the title “Will Democracy Survive the Global Disorder?” will have four plenary panels, eight breakout session, three special side events. The European Fund for the Balkans in partnership with the organizers of the Belgrade Security Forum – the Belgrade…