A Roundtable Discussion “Rule of Law in the Western Balkans: Improving the conditionality mechanism of the chapters 23 and 24 of the EU enlargement negotiations” in Brussels (May 18th, 2016)

The Open Society European Policy Institute in close cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans is organising the roundtable discussion “Rule of Law in the Western Balkans: Improving the conditionality mechanism of the chapters 23 and 24 of the EU enlargement negotiations” which will be held on May 18th, 2016 in Brussels at the premises…

Wrap-up of the Civil Society Forum Belgrade

The Civil Society Forum Belgrade, as part of the Western Balkans Summit Series was officially closed. The Belgrade Forum was realized as a joint initiative of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) and ERSTE Foundation, supported by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), Info Point Novi Sad, The Delegation of the European Union to the…

Official kick-off of the Civil Society Forum Belgrade

The Forum has officialy started with the cocktail reception and concert at the Gallery Matica Srpska in Novi Sad on May 11th, 2016. The cocktail reception and music performance titled “Pannonia Boundless” was presented by TAJJ, the most prestigious Serbian string quartet (Aleksandra Krčmar Ćulibrk – first violin, Jovanka Mazalica – second violin, Jelena Filipović…

PUBLIC PANEL DISCUSSION: Western Balkans: Energizing the Enlargement Process by Solving Bilateral Disputes (April 26, 2016, Vienna)

PUBLIC PANEL DISCUSSION: Western Balkans: Energizing the Enlargement Process by Solving Bilateral Disputes (April 26, 2016, Vienna) In view of the upcoming Western Balkans Summit in Paris scheduled for July 2016, forty high level representatives of the six Western Balkans governments and of other countries of the Berlin Process met in Vienna on April 25-25,…

A follow-up event of the Western Balkans Summit Vienna 2015: Conference “Western Balkans: Energizing the Enlargement Process by Solving Bilateral Disputes” in Vienna, April 25-26, 2016

The Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of France, European Fund for the Balkans, Karl Renner Institute and Regional Cooperation Council are organising the follow-up event of the Western Balkans Summit Vienna 2015 – the conference “Western Balkans: Energizing the Enlargement Process…

Civil Society Forum Belgrade – May 12th-13th, 2016

Open Call for Expression of Interest A joint initiative of ERSTE Foundation: the organizer of the Civil Society Forum in Vienna last year and hub of further civil society activities of the process; European Fund for the Balkans: regional initiative strengthening democracy, fostering European integration and promoting the role of the Balkans in addressing Europe’s…

Latest BiEPAG Policy Brief “Ending the Crisis in Macedonia: Who Is in the Driver’s Seat?” was presented in Macedonia on April 4-5, 2016

The Members of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BIEPAG) Nikola Dimitrov and Dane Taleski, joined by Ms. Ivana Jordanovska are the authors of the latest BiEPAG Brief “Ending the Crisis in Macedonia: Who Is in the Driver’s Seat?”. As it is noted in the brief, If ten years ago, Macedonia was a front-runner in…