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WHAT IS POLLUTED AIR DOING TO US IN THE WESTERN BALKANS?

Poor air quality is one of the causes of mortality, shorter life expectancy and higher healthcare costs in the Western Balkans. Air pollution shortens our lives and takes them away from us; its consequences are making us go to the doctor’s more frequently to be treated for various respiratory diseases.
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AIR POLLUTION AND COVID-19 IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: MISFORTUNE NEVER COMES ALONE

Very poor air quality is one of the biggest problems faced by the countries in the Western Balkans. Air pollution and the COVID-19 pandemic have
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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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[EWB Interview] Engaged Democracy Initiative – Regional cooperation for solving common challenges

European Fund for the Balkans 26.01.2021  What is the Engaged Democracy Initiative (EDI), how did the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB)
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Start of our joint regional campaign “Balkans United for Clear Air”

Western Balkan countries have the lowest air quality in Europe, which is why the European Fund for the Balkans is launching the "Balkans United for
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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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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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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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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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Vicinity Chronicles – New format for exchange of personal experiences, views and perspectives from the region

Vicinity Chronicles – New format for exchange of personal experiences, views and perspectives from the region
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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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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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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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