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Commissioner Hahn, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers from the European Union and the Western Balkans at the Civil Society Forum Trieste

The European Union and the Western Balkan states representatives confirmed their participation in two parallel sessions of the Civil Society Forum Trieste on July 12. They will meet civil society representatives at the Policy Discussion organised in the framework of the Western Balkans Summit and participate in the recording of special edition of “Vicinities” TV…

The rule of law, above all

Vuk Velebit The Civil Society Forum in Trieste, that will be organized next week as a part of the 4th intergovernmental Summit of Western Balkans and EU countries, will bring together many representatives of civil society organizations and activists. As someone who actively participated in this year’s student protest in Belgrade, I was invited to…

A new reality or still just a sacred cow?

Photo: ISAC Fund / European Western Balkans   Nenad Šebek Two years ago, ahead of the first Civil Society Forum of the Berlin Process in Vienna I wrote: “One of the prescribed remedies for the post-communist, post-authoritarian and post-war countries is Civil Society taking up an active role as a part of a checks-and-balances system;…