The Initiative for a Staged accession to the EU

The Model for Staged accession to the EU is a novel approach to the enlargement policy based on the revised enlargement methodology.


Paul O’Brien

27 March 2024

European Policy Centre – CEP

7 May 2024

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Pursuing More Deliberative Democracy and Citizen Participation: Where and How to Begin?

In this 11th episode of WeBER2.0 podcast, a special edition of European Talks focusing on the EU integration of the Western Balkans, host Miloš Đinđić, and WeBER Lead Researcher, welcomes a distinguished guest, Professor Kalypso Nicolaïdis. Professor Nicolaïdis is the Chair of Global Affairs at the EUI School of Transnational Governance in Florence.

During this engaging conversation, Professor Nicolaïdis shares her extensive insights into various aspects of European integration, global affairs, and democratic theory. With her wealth of knowledge in these domains, she explores the relevance of citizens’ consultations and the role they play in WeBER’s initiatives. 

WeBER Podcast
WeBER Podcast
Pursuing More Deliberative Democracy and Citizen Participation: Where and How to Begin?


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