[Photo: Sanja Knežević] The European Movement in Serbia expresses deep concerns over the aggravated situation and violent unrests in Serbia in the past two days. The politicized management of the pandemic in recent months, unanswered suspicions of manipulation of data on the number of patients and deaths caused by COVID-19, as well as shifting the blame to citizens for the crisis, [...]
European Movement in Serbia (EMinS) and its partners from the region have started the implementation of a new project – Regional Green Youth Charter, financially supported by the Western Balkans Fund. This week project partners held an online preparatory meeting, gathering representatives of all partner organizations – EMinS, ALFA Center (Niksic), Center for Ecology and Energy (Tuzla) and Democracy for [...]
Vladimir Medjak: The 2020 Parliamentary Elections in Serbia The Festival of Democracy or Legitimising the Backslide of Democracy?
Serbia is to hold regular parliamentary elections on June 21, 2020. They were originally called for April 24, 2020 but were postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. The winner of these elections is already known since (political, financial and media) domination of the ruling Serbian Progressive Party (Srpska Napredna Stranka - SNS) is unchallenged . The only unknown factor with these [...]
English Shqip Srpski Socio-political issues that have emerged or intensified during COVID-19 in the Western Balkans COVID-19 has been the most frequent word on the whole globe in the past several months. The pandemic has made the world united around a joint problem with which, almost everybody (ironically) dealt from a [...]
Candidate countries for membership in the European Union should resolve their disputes in the spirit of regional cooperation, civil society organizations of Serbia and Montenegro have said, adding that the tensions between the two countries need to be decreased at once. As they point out, at a time when leading candidates for EU membership are expected to show stronger political leadership [...]
On the occasion of the release of the recent Freedom House “Nations in Transit” report in which Serbia found itself in the category of a “hybrid regime” instead of a democratic country for the first time in 17 years, we express serious concern for the state of democratic institutions in Serbia. We call on the Government of the Republic Serbia [...]