Civil Society and Policy Making in the Visegrad Group Countries
It is our immense pleasure to share with you a collection of articles produced within the project Raising capacities and advocacy potential towards more substantive involvement of CSOs of V4 and WB6.
Serbia’s progress and preparation for EU membership
2018 Assessment by the European Commission, which analyzes the results achieved between October 2016 and February 2018.
Road towards the EU – how does it look like?
How does the country’s road to the EU begin? Which steps precede getting candidate status? Which is the last step before becoming a member of the Union?
Western Balkans and its path towards the EU
Where are the Western Balkan countries on their path towards the EU? Which countries have candidate status and which (yet) don’t? Which countries have started accession negotiations and how many negotiating chapters they have opened?
EU’s Benchmarking within Chapters 23 and 24 in Accession Negotiations with Serbia
The analysis represents the first major attempt to critically evaluate the main factors that influence the scope of EU’s power to make Serbia meet the requirements in the two chapters, in order to further advance in the EU accession process.
European Commission’s Assessment for the Western Balkans
In this CEP infographic, we present a comparative overview of progress and preparation for EU membership of Western Balkan countries.
Creating demand for reforms beyond EU conditionality
*This paper was submitted to the call for papers on “What if the Balkans Never becomes Part of the EU?” and presented at the Belgrade Security Forum 2017.
2018 – the Year Credible EU Enlargement Policy Returns?
This paper suggests the need to change the current approach and structure of the EU Enlargement Policy.
Serbia’s pursuit of interest in the EU
The aim of this study is to explore Serbia’s current administrative, financial and lobbying capacities at the EU level in the context of Serbian EU accession negotiation process, in order to acquire a comprehensive understanding of how Serbia is pursuing its interests in Brussels.
Transparency and opacity in the EU accession negotiations
This discussion paper argues that the current dynamics in Serbia’s EU accession talks and the existing modes of interaction between the Serbian government, civil society and European Commission (EC) are not conducive to swift and sustainable progress on the EU track.