Sarajevo – Third stop in the presentation of the issue paper about the refugee crisis “Fortress Europa and the Western Balkans as its soft underbelly”

After Brussels and Belgrade, Sarajevo was the third stop on the map for the presentation of the issue paper “Fortress Europa and the Western Balkans as its soft underbelly”, written by the public policy analyst and crisis expert Sanel Huskic from Bosnia and Herzegovina. “The idea of this report is to initiate discussion among the…

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Call For Applications

The European Fund for the Balkans Fellowship Programme for Government Officials 2015/2016 We are looking for the decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm.   The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) is seeking government officials from the Western Balkans to spend a three-month fellowship in…

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EFB Working Breakfast on “The Refugee Crisis and the Consequences on the Western Balkans”

EFB Working Breakfast on “The Refugee Crisis and the Consequences on the Western Balkans” “The European Union is facing a very challenging problem, produced by the increased number of illegal migrants at its borders. This pressure is distributed unevenly among the Member States. Today, only five countries receive 70% of the asylum-seekers. Further on, pressure…

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“EU Accession Negotiations Training” for EFB Community Members

One of the most important outcomes of the Fund’s work in the Western Balkans is the social, human capital gathered through the past programmes and initiatives, assembled within the EFB Community and comprised of government officials, academics, researchers, policy advocates, civil society activists, journalists and students. With the idea of enabling future capacity development of…

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Finalisation of the last phase of the Fellowship Programme- The Lessons Learned Presentations in the Home Institutions

The Fellows from the Fellowship Programme for Government Officials Generation 2014/2015 have concluded the final phase of the fellowship programme envisaged as a follow-up presentations of the lessons learned in the host institutions in the EU, back in their home institutions in the Western Balkans. On 17th of September 2015, one of the fellows from…

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