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    Secure Europe needs to remain open Europe

    6 July 2018 – Op-ed by Srđan Majstorović, Chairman of the Governing Board at the European Policy Centre (CEP) and member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) for the European Western Balkans. Majstorović will be a speaker on the event “Beyond Berlin: What Does the Next Decade Hold for the Western Balkans?”, organized by Chatham House, European Fund for the Balkans and DG Near in London on 10 July, at the margins of the London Western Balkans Summit.


    EVENT INVITATION: From Bulgarian to Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU

    26 June 2018 – European Policy Centre (CEP) will organise its traditional event on the occasion of rotation of EU Council Presidency. The event From Bulgarian to Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Will enlargement remain a priority? will be held on 28 June 2018 at the EU Info Centre’s premises.


    EU would “shoot itself in the foot” by not opening negotiations with Macedonia

    25 June 2018 – If the European Union does not start accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia during this week, it could destabilize the entire region, which should unite beforehand and provide support to these two countries in the European integration process, Srđan Majstorović, chairman of the board of directors of the Center for European Policy and member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), said today.


    First WeBER Western Balkans Service Delivery Survey: Governments don’t ask citizens’ feedback on quality of public services

    18 June 2018 – Only 43% of the general public in 6 Western Balkan countries thinks that dealing with their public administration has become easier, says one of the findings of a comprehensive survey conducted by the WeBER Project.  The survey “Exploring public perceptions of Administrative services in the Western Balkans” is the first regional survey dedicated to service delivery, covering Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

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    The only way out is dialog and a search for a solution

    28 March 2018 – “The only way out is dialogue and a search for a solution, including the formation of the association of Serbian municipalities,” said Srdjan Majstorovic, the Chairman of the European Policy Center in Belgrade, commenting the current situation in Kosovo for Bloomberg.

    EU benchmarks for Western Balkans: Political will missing

    11 April 2018 – The European Commission has in recent years adopted a more rigorous approach to preparing the six Western Balkans countries for membership in the EU. The approach is based on a benchmarking mechanism for assessing all chapters of the acquis (EU law), in particular, those on the rule of law and good governance.
    Srdjan Majstorovic, chairman of the European Policy Centre (CEP) in Belgrade, Serbia, and with experience of negotiating with the Commission added that the Western Balkan countries should be invited to EU working groups and networks to prepare themselves for accession. But what is most needed is a “new generation of politicians” in the Western Balkans.

    EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Experience Exchange in Opening of Public Sector Data

    In order to raise the capacities of the Republic of Serbia in the field of public sector data opening, on February 28, 2018, the conference “Exchange of experiences in opening of public sector data” will be held.



    The Strategy showed increased Brussels’ focus on the Western Balkans

    January 08, 2018 – The new EU Strategy for the Western Balkans show increase Brussels’ focus on this region, which is important for progress, peace and stability, participants in the conference “Strategy for the Western Balkans – Opening the Road to EU Accession” agree.

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    The EU Enlargement Strategy is “a good signal for citizens, leaders and investors”

    February 7, 2018 – The new EU Enlargement Strategy presented yesterday in the European Commission is a powerful positive signal that confirms the EU’s intention to devote more comprehensive attention to our region in the coming period, analyse European Policy Centre (CEP).

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