EWB Interview, Hannes Swoboda: Strong leadership involves civil society in the political process

Hannes Swoboda; Photo: Wikipedia/Flickr: Europafestival   Interview with Hannes Swoboda, former leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group in the European Parliament and the Member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in Southeast Europe. Swoboda is a participant at the Civil Society Forum Tirana, which…

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Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans begins in Tirana

On 26-28 April in Tirana, the next edition of the Civil Society Forum Series of the Western Balkans series will take place, bringing together civil society organizations from Albania, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, and policy makers from the region and EU. The Civil Society Forum Tirana 2017 will build upon the…

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Upcoming CSF edition: CSF Tirana (April 26-28, 2017)

With eyes on the Western Balkans Trieste Summit that will be held on July 12, 2017, the Civil Society Forum Series will again try to establish a common WB-EU platform dedicated to the current and future challenges in the Western Balkans, but first and foremost to European cohesion, which must be co-shaped with civil society,…

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Logistics info for the participants in the CSF Skopje

The organizational team of the Civil Society Forum Skopje will provide the participants with the detailed logistics. The representatives of the Macedonian Centre for European Training, as local partners, will arrange the transport for the groups that will be participating from the separate countries (the expenses for any individual transport will not be covered by…

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EU-Balkans Civil Society Forum Skopje

At the heart of the manifold crises we are facing today, lies a distrust in democracy and its institutions. Democracy and the notion of a liberal and open Europe are increasingly challenged and even endangered by non-democratic ideas and policies. Closely connected to this is a longstanding neglect of the precarious conditions many citizens have…

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