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New BiEPAG’s policy brief – Why the Balkans’ collective action problem might be easier to break than we think by Tena Prelec and Jovana Marovic

New BiEPAG’s policy brief – Why the Balkans’ collective action problem might be easier to break than we think by Tena Prelec and Jovana Marovic
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The complete EFB’s opinion survey “The Western Balkans in times of Pandemic” is available for the public

The complete EFB’s opinion survey “The Western Balkans in times of Pandemic” is available for the public
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Interview with our Executive Director in the International Newsletter of King Baudouin Foundation

The latest International newsletter of one of our founding organisations King Baudouin Foundation is featuring the interview with our executive
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BiEPAG new policy briefs based on public opinion about Conspiracy Theories and the EU integration in the Western Balkans

Our experts from the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) have published two policy briefs, one focused on conspiracy
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Policy Brief “Hostage State – How to free Bosnia from Dayton’s paralysing grip” by Majda Ruge

by Majda Ruge On the 25th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Agreement, European Fund for the Balkans has supported the European Council on Foreign
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COVID-19 and the Balkans: Navigating conspiracy theories and geopolitics

Thursday, December 10, 2020  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST / 17:30 hrs – 18:30 hrs CET Please join the Atlantic Council’s
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Public opinion on European integration in the Balkans: Still a story of passive consensus?

The European Policy Centre and Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) are jointly organizing online Policy Dialogue entitled “Public
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Online conference “Dayton 25 – Bosnia and Herzegovina today“, December 2-3, 2020

A two-day conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Dayton Agreement will be held online, on December 2nd and 3rd, 2020, organized by Le Courrier des Balkans and the Heinrich Böll Stiftung.
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Rule of law essential for EU accession process, but new tools are required

WESTERN BALKANS - The Western Balkans are the courtyard of the EU – hence,  the region’s accession to the EU is not a matter of enlargement, but rather of completion. This was among the conclusions of the conference "The Western Balkans on their Path to the EU: Challenges and Opportunities for the European Integration of the Western Balkans", organized by the Danish Foreign Policy Society, Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and European Fund for the Balkans (EFB).
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EFB Director Aleksandra Tomanić’s interview for Albanian Daily News about the US election, EU and the Western Balkans

  Executive director Aleksandra Tomanić was interviewed by Albanian Daily News, focusing on the US presidential election and president-elect
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Civil Society and Think Tank Forum on November 9th, Sofia EU WB Summit of the Berlin Process on November 10th, 2020

The European Fund for the Balkans, the European Council on Foreign Relations – Sofia office, and the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” Skopje will jointly organize the Think Tank and Civil Society Forum on November 9th, 2020, which will precede the Berlin Process 2020 Sofia Summit (November 10th, 2020).
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EFB’s special event at Belgrade Security Forum: Future of EU and the Western Balkans

The EFB’s special event at this year's jubilee 10th edition of the Belgrade Security Forum: Future of EU and the Western Balkans is
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Balkans exposed to challenges due to the pandemic

The French daily newspaper Le Monde wrote an article about the Western Balkans facing the pandemic and its implications on the countries’
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New call for the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament

The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) announced the call for applications for the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament. The fellowship programme funded by the Austrian Parliament is designed for civil servants working in the administrations of the National Parliaments in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.
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Apply for : Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament

We are looking for the 6 best applicants from the WB6 National Parliaments, who want to shape the regional and European collaboration by using their knowledge and enthusiasm in applying the best practices in the process of administrative reform
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BiEPAG with a policy response and key recommendations to tackling the COVID-19 crisis in the Western Balkans

The global COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by governments around the world constitute a major rupture to the “business as usual”, and this includes the Western Balkans, too. The pandemic has been overshadowing other developments while also accelerating existing trends, and it will continue to do so.
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[EWB Interview] Tomanić: Consequences of state capture in WB are now clearer than ever

Author: Nikola Burazer Source: EWB EU integration of the Western Balkans, the new enlargement methodology and whether it can strengthen the EU
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BiEPAG Experts at the Western Balkans Think Tank Forum in Skopje, 8-10 of March, 2020

The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis“ Skopje (IDSCS) together with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Sofia will
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“Building Societal Resilience in the European Neighborhood” panel at MSC2020

The Executive Director of the European Fund for the Balkans, Aleksandra Tomanic was one of the participants in the panel “Building Societal
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Signed MoU for close cooperation on the Social Dimension Initiative - EFB, FES and ASB

On January 15th 2020, the European Fund for the Balkans signed a Cooperation Agreement with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe and
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