WHO ARE WE?

European Movement in Serbia was established in 1992 with a mission of advocating peaceful, democratic nad full European integration of modern Serbia.

We are a project-funded and membership-based organisation that continues to expand and bring together pro-European individuals and organisations dedicated to European values.

WHAT WE DO?

>> Policy research, advocacy, campaigns and public events, aimed at initiating, promoting and representing the European integration process and importance of quality political, economic and social reforms in Serbia and spreading democratic principles and values.

>> Education & trainings, mentoring and international exchanges for different target groups.

>> Capacity building for public and local institutions, CSOs and media.

>> Initiating and engaging in national, regional and international networks.

SERBIA IN EUROPE, EUROPE IN SERBIA

Our projects and activities support the building of capacities for European integration of the society as a whole.

   + Public officials and servants
   + Independent and regulatory bodies
   + National bodies and local self-governments
   + Civil society organizations    + Media
   + SMEs and social entrepreneurs
   + Youth and students
   + Women
   + Farmers

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Elections for the European Parliament: Estimates, Results and Analysis

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Active projects|

Eurobarometer survey of 27.600 voters across Europe shows that 44 percent think that the EU is headed in the wrong direction, against 32 who say it is headed the right way. That indicated a further surge for anti-establishment and Eurosceptic parties. The European Parliament and European Commission plan to spend more than 30 million euros on [...]

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Kosovo Remains Key to Accession Process

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: EMinS News|Tags: , , |

Serbia opened its EU accession negotiations on 21st January 2014, and since then 16 of a total of 35 negotiation chapters have been opened, with two chapters since provisionally closed. For a country that has been praised by the European Commission as a “frontrunner” in the accession process, this pace of opening two chapters per accession [...]

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Social Public Procurement for Sustainable Development of Local Communities

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: Active projects|Tags: , |

Public procurement can be significant accelerator of sustainable local development. Public administration consumes a significant part of GDP through 13% to 20% of GDP (at the level of EU Member States), through purchases of goods and services on annual basis (in Serbia about 8%). Aside from satisfying administration needs, this value of public procurement gives [...]

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Changing the Constitution on the Way to the European Union: Advocacy for Constitutional Changes

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: Active projects|Tags: |

The Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, in force since 2006, was not only adopted contrary to the rules of democratic procedures, but is also replete with major technical, linguistic and legal deficiencies. These deficiencies of the Constitution led to continuation of the Constitutional debate instead of stopping it and consolidating Serbian society. Today, 12 [...]

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CSOs: Open the Debate on Foreign Policy in Serbia

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: EMinS News|Tags: , , |

The European Movement in Serbia and the Center for Foreign Policy, supported by 16 more civil society organizations, presented the New Foreign Policy Initiative, calling for a consensus over Serbia's foreign policy standing and international position. The key points of the Initiative include the normalization of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, a boost to Serbia's EU [...]

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Belgrade Security Forum 2019: Striving for Justice in a Divided World

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: EMinS News|Tags: |

The Ninth Belgrade Security Forum will take place in Belgrade on October 16 -18, 2019 under the title: Striving for Justice in a Divided World. This year, we at Belgrade Security Forum – same as so many around the world – seek justice as a basic human need and ask whether it is achievable in a [...]

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CSOs: The New Foreign Policy Initiative

By | February 2nd, 2019|Categories: EMinS Statements|Tags: |

Taking into account the deep divisions in Serbian society, as well as the lack of consensus as regards to foreign policy and the international position of Serbia, we the undersigned civil society organizations submit The New Foreign Policy Initiative We expect representatives of the Government and the opposition to reach the widest possible consensus on the [...]

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Joint Centre for Albania-Serbia Relations

By | January 25th, 2019|Categories: Active projects|Tags: , |

The Forum for International Relations of the European Movement in Serbia (EMinS) and the Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS) launched the project Joint Centre for Albania-Serbia Relations. The activities of the Centre in 2016 and 2017 were supported by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Tirana, and the activities of the [...]

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From Warsaw to Tirana: Overcoming the Past Together

By | January 24th, 2019|Categories: Active projects|Tags: , , , |

Reconciliation and good neighbourly relations are among the key priorities of the Stabilisation and Association Process of the Western Balkans, on its way from the burden of past conflicts towards a peaceful European perspective. In the framework of the momentum created by the Berlin Process, in February 2018 the EC’s “Enlargement Strategy for Western Balkans” [...]

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Promoting and Communicating Benefits of the Belgrade-Prishtina EU Facilitated Dialogue

By | December 26th, 2018|Categories: Active projects|Tags: |

Kosovo*-Serbia Policy Advocacy Group represent a consortium of think tanks and NGOs who strongly believe in the process of normalisation of relations between Kosovo and Serbia. We were brought together by a shared energy to renew support for the deteriorating dialogue when there was little civil society interest in such initiatives. Our individual and joint [...]

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