Timeline of foreign assistance for fighting COVID-19
Throughout the COVID19 pandemic, 16 countries have sent assistance to Serbia. To see a full list of donors and a timeline of their assistance, check out this infographic.
The Western Balkans and the COVID-19
This policy brief underscores outstanding issues that emerged during the COVID-19 crisis with possible long-term consequences on the functioning of democracy and rule of law in the six countries of the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia.
The EU financial support package to the Western Balkans
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU has prepared a large financial package for the Western Balkans. This infographic untangles what it consists of and how is it distributed among the regional partners.
What have we learned from the COVID-19 crisis in terms of Sino-Serbian relations?
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Serbian and international expert community has become alarmed by Serbia’s overwhelming emphasis on China in its fight against the virus. Coupled with a statement proclaiming the end of European solidarity by the Serbian President as a result of the EU’s untimely assistance, recent developments in Sino-Serbian relations warrant attention – especially from the perspective of Serbia’s EU accession process.
Foreign Economic Involvement in Serbia
This inforgaphic has been made within the scope of the project “Serbia on the crossroads between West and East.”
On 30 January 2020, the European Policy Centre – CEP hosted “The Future of Think Tanks and Policy Advice in the Context of Democratic Crises” conference.
Croatia’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
Croatia takes over the Council Presidency from Finland at a turbulent time for enlargement policy, especially after the opening of accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia was postponed yet again. While such a move caused shockwaves among the expert community, it also had a snowball effect of putting enlargement back on the agenda of EU leaders.
Brexit Vol.3 – Johnson’s story
Despite turbulent past months, marked by the prorogation crisis and yet another Brexit extension, Boris Johnson has managed to win a strong majority in the UK’s 2019 general elections.
As Brexit is now imminent, take a look at our new infographic to find out how it has unfolded during Johnson’s premiership.
Effective benchmarking for concrete rule of law reforms in the Western Balkans
At the outset of a new political and institutional cycle of the EU, 2019 has been a year of many unknowns. For the countries of the Western Balkans, the direction of the future development of EU enlargement policy has been a key concern. During the mandate of the previous European Commission (EC) it has been clear for some time that there is discontent on the side of EU member states concerning the on-the ground effects of the enlargement methodology.
Curbing the executive bias in EU enlargement policy for a stronger democracy in the Western Balkans
Almost two decades have passed since the countries of the Western Balkans (WB) began their way on the European integration process. From today’s perspective, however, the region’s prospects of achieving EU membership in the foreseeable future appear rather grim.