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

Eighteen 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…

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…

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…