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Third edition of our regional initiative

We have launched the third edition of our regional initiative "Trees of Friendship" which is implemented in cooperation with our local partners in all the countries of the region. 
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28.11.2022 All News

Strict, Fair and More Open Towards EU Enlargement!

Dutch Public Opinion on EU Membership of the Western Balkans In 2019, the Dutch parliament vetoed the start of EU accession negotiations with Albania. Together with the simultaneous French veto against the start of talks with North Macedonia and Albania, it became clear how fragile the efforts to expand the EU in Southeastern Europe are.
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Statement regarding the constant attacks on the Vicinity Chronicles web portal

Hereby we would like to inform everyone who follows our portal Vicinity Chronicles (the platform of the European Fund for the Balkans and
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Panel: SLAPP lawsuits, intimidation and threats: A slap in the face of engaged citizens?, Pristina, Nov.14

Within our Engaged Democracy Initiative, the European Fund for the Balkans and the Institute for Democratic Engagement Southeast Europe
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Upcoming event: Do the Dutch support EU enlargement with the Western Balkans?, November 25th, 2022

The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), Clingendael Institute and d|part are organizing the event Do the Dutch support EU enlargement with the Western Balkans? on Friday 25 November 2022 at Huys Clingendael. The event will also be livestreamed on You Tube.
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EDI study visit to Brussels, October 10-13, 2022

The study visit to Brussels of engaged individuals and representative of civil society organisations from the Western Balkans took place between
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EDI panel at the Serbian Political Science Association Annual International Conference 2022, Sept. 25th

As part of the activities in the frames of our Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI) a panel discussion is being organised as a special event in the frames of the of the Serbian Political Science Association Annual International Conference 2022 - Social Justice in Post-Communist Societies, which is taking place in Belgrade on September 24 and 25, 2022. 
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13 selected candidates for the first cohort of the new beeEffect regional programme

After receiving 56 eligible applications and conducting 28 interviews, we are pleased to share the news the first cohort of participants for the alumni designed and implemented beeEffect Programme has been selected.
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Thematic meeting of the “Public Space” working group in Skopje

The meeting of the Public Space thematic group was held in Skopje on the 7th of July. Sara Nikolic from the Institute for philosophy and social theory and Iva Cukic from the Ministry of space presented their contextual paper on contention for public spaces.
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Regional thematic meeting “From corruption to human rights”, Sarajevo, June 2nd, 2022

The context paper offering a brief overview of cases of human rights violations of activists in the WB region, along with conceptual limitations of
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Reaching more than million citizens across the region with our Balkans United for Clean Air campaign

Our "Balkans United for Clean Air" regional campaign was realised for a second year in a row with the aim of raising awareness of the region’s
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Joint seminar of the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament, Vienna 16-19 May, 2022

The first joint seminar in the frames of the Western Balkans Fellowship Programme at the Austrian Parliament which is funded by the Austrian Parliament and realised in cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans is being held in Vienna from May 16 to May 19th, 2022.
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EDI regional thematic meeting “Decent work as a necessity “in Belgrade

The regional thematic meeting “Decent work as a necessity” in the frames of our Engaged Democracy Initiative took place in Belgrade on the 12th of May. 
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Publication: Green Agenda Explained

The wrap up of our regional Balkans United for Clean Air campaign is all about taking a closer look to the importance of the implementation of the Green Agenda for the Western Balkans , as a prerequisite for securing the different aspects of successful dealing with the consequences of the climate change.
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EDI thematic meeting “Green activism and eco protests: Changing the reality, challenging the usual political. Shaping common actions for the future”

The second regional thematic meeting in the frames of the Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI) “Green activism and eco protests: Changing the
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The Joint History Books with a new digital home – the homepage www.jointhistory.net

The Joint History Books of 13 countries from Southeast Europe is a unique collection of historical sources jointly compiled between 1998 and 2016 by more than 100 historians and 300 teachers from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, Romania, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, and Turkey.
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31.03.2022 All News

The Western Balkans in Focus: Hopes, Setbacks, New Perspectives and the Effects of the Ukraine War on the Region

On the initiative of the Mr. Harald Dossi, Secretary General of the Austrian Parliament, a panel discussion was organised in partnership with the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group.
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In the Western Balkans we live in a poisonous cloud

Emissions of pollutants from large power plants in most Western Balkan countries exceed the prescribed limit values, and coal‐fired power plants, according to the latest data, emit more sulfur dioxide than all such plants in the EU combined.
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Exploring mutual communication nexus between media and engaged citizens, Tirana, 21-23 March 2022

The first thematic meeting in the frames of our Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI)“Engaged media: Exploring mutual communication nexus between media and engaged citizens“ was held in Tirana on March 21-23,2022.
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Engaged Media: Exploring mutual communication nexus between media and engaged citizens

The first in-person regional meeting “Engaged Media: Exploring mutual communication nexus between media and engaged citizens’’ in
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