Elections for the European Parliament: Estimates, Results and Analysis

March 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Elections for the European Parliament: Estimates, Results and Analysis

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 [...]

Social Public Procurement for Sustainable Development of Local Communities

March 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Social Public Procurement for Sustainable Development of Local Communities

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 [...]

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

March 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Changing the Constitution on the Way to the European Union: Advocacy for Constitutional Changes

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 [...]

Joint Centre for Albania-Serbia Relations

January 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Joint Centre for Albania-Serbia Relations

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 [...]

From Warsaw to Tirana: Overcoming the Past Together

January 24th, 2019|Comments Off on From Warsaw to Tirana: Overcoming the Past Together

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. [...]

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

December 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Promoting and Communicating Benefits of the Belgrade-Prishtina EU Facilitated Dialogue

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 [...]

SEI Participants On a Study Visit in Belgrade

December 11th, 2018|Comments Off on SEI Participants On a Study Visit in Belgrade

The fifth generation of SEI attendees from Kosovska Mitrovica and Gračanica, went on a study visit to Belgrade on the 6th and 7th of December 2018. The participants visited institutions significant to Serbia’s EU [...]

The Final Workshop for SEI Participants in 2018

November 25th, 2018|Comments Off on The Final Workshop for SEI Participants in 2018

We concluded this year’s thematic workshop cycle within the School of EU Integration with workshops and lectures on security and local economic development. Our attendees talked about the security situation on the north of [...]

Second Cycle of SEI 2018 Workshops Completed

November 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Second Cycle of SEI 2018 Workshops Completed

Last week we completed the second cycle of workshops within the SEI 2018, implemented in cooperation with the Kosovo Foundation for an Open Society, NGO Aktiv and Communication for Social Development. The participants had [...]

SEI participants went back to school in September!

October 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on SEI participants went back to school in September!

The first workshops on public policy creation, monitoring and evaluation were held of both modules within the School of European Integration. Our trainers, Aleksandar Bogdanovic and Dina Rakin from European Movement in Serbia, worked [...]

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EnlargEUrope

September 6th, 2018|Comments Off on EnlargEUrope

Taking the EU benefits for granted, citizens of CEE countries lack solidarity and understanding of WB EU accession process. Likewise, citizens in WB are unaware of changes that EU integration brings. There is deficiency [...]

Democratization and Reconciliation in the Western Balkans

August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Democratization and Reconciliation in the Western Balkans

  The EU’s enlargement toward the east was conceived, among other reasons, on the basis that it would promote the consolidation of democracy in candidate countries. The success of the eastern enlargement gave further [...]

SEI Initial Seminar in Vrnjačka Banja

July 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on SEI Initial Seminar in Vrnjačka Banja

School of European Integration has begun with new generation of participants on Initial Seminar in Vrnjačka banja. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the participants and provide them with knowledge on basic concepts and processes related [...]

Participants of the School of European Integration 2018 Selected!

July 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Participants of the School of European Integration 2018 Selected!

After the announced competition for participants of the fifth generation of SEI, the project team selected participants for two modules of this year's program: Rule of Law and Sustainable Development. Program participants are representatives of [...]

School of European Integration 2018

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on School of European Integration 2018

The Western Balkan region has for the first time in decades shown readiness and strategic determination towards a common goal – European integration and accession to the European Union, which also entails a transformation [...]

REACT!

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on REACT!

The REACT! project promotes the spirit of social inclusion and cooperation between youth in five Western Balkan states. The project will empower them to play an active role in the process of building trust, [...]

A Step Forward

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on A Step Forward

Social enterprises in Serbia operate in an unregulated and unstimulating environment, thus actors have limited room for broader action. Civil society organisations often argue for policy innovation in this field and also often initiate [...]

Effects of SAP Instruments on WB6 European Integrations and Regional Cooperation

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Effects of SAP Instruments on WB6 European Integrations and Regional Cooperation

Europeanization of the Western Balkans (WB) is shadowed by multiple factors on both side - EU and WB states. EU internal challenges (economic crisis, migrant crisis, rising of euroscepticism, etc.) have omitted the Enlargement [...]

EU 2 Me

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on EU 2 Me

In spite of the strategic goal of Serbia to becoming a member of the EU, contrary to the reality that the EU is the most important trading partner of Serbia amounting to [...]

National Convention on the European Union

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on National Convention on the European Union

National Convention on the European Union (NCEU) is a permanent body within which the thematically structured debate on the accession of Serbia to EU is led among the representatives of the state administration, political [...]

Belgrade Security Forum

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Belgrade Security Forum

From Istanbul to Vienna, Belgrade Security Forum presents the most relevant event where key actors meet and discuss foreign affairs and security policy in Balkans and Europe. Initiated by civil society organizations, it considers [...]

Share Your Knowledge

June 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Share Your Knowledge

The Program ,,Share your knowledge” is a unique program which gives opportunity for personal and professional development of women. The program is based on concept of mentoring, and is aimed on developing support between [...]

Berlin Process in Shadow of Brexit: Connecting CSO’s Monitoring Efforts

March 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Berlin Process in Shadow of Brexit: Connecting CSO’s Monitoring Efforts

Regional cooperation and good neighbourly relations are a cornerstone of the EU integration process and the strategic goal of the Western Balkans countries (WB) is to integrate in the European Union. Therefore, the Berlin [...]