Berlin Process – Boost or Replacement for the EU Enlargement?

What opportunities and what challenges does the Berlin Process carry in its current form? That was the main topic of the new episode of Forum Europa, television debate broadcasted in cooperation of European Fund for the Balkans and N1, regional news network. The participants in discussion were Angelina Eichhorst, Director for Western Balkans and Turkey…

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Research on the role of civil society in the Berlin Process

Two Italian think tanks, Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa (OBCT) and Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale (CeSPI), initiated a research project on the role that civil society organizations from 12 countries involved in the Berlin Process play in the European integration process of the Western Balkans. The project goal is to collect their inputs stemming…

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Civil Society Forum Trieste workshop conclusions

At the recent Civil Society Forum meeting in Trieste over 200 participants took part in five parallel workshops to elaborate regionally significant topics: environment, energy and climate change; communications of the Berlin Process in the time of rising populism and the possible roles of civil society; migrations and strengthening the role of civil society; the British…

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Civil Society Forum recommendations as part of the Western Balkans Summit Declaration

In result of the efforts of the Western Balkan civil society to contribute to Europeanisation of the region and to regional cooperation, the Civil Society Forum developed policy recommendations and presented them to the Western Balkan and European Union decision-makers during the Civil Society Forum meeting on July 12. The recommendations were acknowledged and included…

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Civil Society Forum Trieste – Day 2

Photo: European Union / Jure Makovec   Report from the Day 2 of the Trieste Civil Society Forum on 12 July. Policy Discussion (in the framework of the Western Balkans Summit) The final event of the Trieste Civil Society Forum and the culmination of the work of civil society representatives was the Policy Discussion, organized in…

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