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29.11.2020 All News

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. The conference’s opening remarks will be delivered by European Fund for the Balkans Executive Director Aleksandra Tomanić.
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21.11.2020 All News

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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16.11.2020 All News

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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13.11.2020 All News

The Serbian weekly “Nedeljnik” published a text about EFB’s regional initiative “Trees of friendship” written by our Executive director Aleksandra Tomanic in its newest edition

The Serbian weekly “Nedeljnik” published a text about EFB’s regional initiative “Trees of friendship” written by our Executive director Aleksandra Tomanic in its newest edition.
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Our reaction to the Belgrade part of the regional action Trees of Friendship

With regard to the attempt of politicizing the European Fund for the Balkans’ regional initiative "Friendship Trees" and the false information
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27.10.2020 All News

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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Launching the regional initiative Trees of Friendship

The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) is launching its “Trees of Friendship” initiative which will involve planting of 400
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EFB in support of marking 20 years of the Igman Initiative

The European Fund for the Balkans is supporting the organization of the online conference of the Igman Initiative called “Two Decades
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Online Conference - Reloading the EFB Community 25/09/2020

The EFB Community from the Western Balkans and EU will gather for the online conference "Reloading the EFB Community" that is scheduled for September
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13.07.2020 All News

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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06.07.2020 All News

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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16.06.2020 All News

Contribution by FES SOE to the Social Dimension Initiative: Social Rights are Fundamental Rights

The countries of the Western Balkans (WB) are facing enormous social challenges, including poverty and inequality, widespread joblessness, and precarious employment...
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18.05.2020 All News

EFB’s Director Aleksandra Tomanic in an interview for Albanian Daily News: Enlargement Process doesn’t Prevent State Capture

The entire continent has surprisingly been unprepared for responding to the corona crisis,” has said the Executive Director of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), Aleksandra Tomanic in an exclusive interview with Albanian Daily News during which she explained that EFB is trying to keep up its work, although this is difficult at these times of the pandemic.
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23.04.2020 All News

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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15.04.2020 All News

Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) welcomed 3 new members

Due to the outbreak of the Covid19 virus, the first annual meeting of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group in 2020 was held as a zoom conference among its members coming both from Western Balkans and EU.
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14.04.2020 All News

[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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10.04.2020 All News

EFB in support of the live debate “Environmental Movements in the Balkans” at the first Balkan Trafik Digital edition

The global outbreak of the #Covid19 has postponed the Balkan Trafik Festival to autumn 2020, but the European Fund for the Balkans is still on board and pleased to support the organizers in hosting the first Balkan Trafik 360° Digital edition.
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