Income inequality, economic development, and the EU accession process: towards a better future for all
Inequality is often considered a social issue even when it is clearly more than that; it, in fact, has severe economic consequences for greater society.
Competition Policy in Serbia
The aim of the study is to explore the current state of competition policy in Serbia, identify and consider the key obstacles and shortcomings that hinder the full and adequate implementation of the rules of competition protection, and to make recommendations for improvement of competition policy.
EU Agri-food Quality Schemes and Potential Benefits for the Registration of PGIs and PDOs for Serbian Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs
The main objective of this policy paper is to examine different aspects of EU agri-food quality schemes, developed for products with specific characteristics resulting from a particular origin, special ingredients or farming and production methods. The purpose of this paper is to examine in depth different aspects of this European policy and identify potential benefits […]
Agriculture in Serbia
In Brussels from 18 to 20 March an explanatory screening for Chapter 11 – Agriculture and Rural Development was held.
Policy Brief: Towards a European Level of Consumer Protection in Serbia
European Policy Centre – CEP has published a Policy Brief based on the comprehensive Study of Consumer Policy in Serbia: “Towards a European Level of Consumer Protection in Serbia”
Towards a European Level of Consumer Protection in Serbia
Despite the high level of alignment with EU law, The Consumer Protection Law from 2010 led to an effective deterioration of consumer protection in Serbia.
Free Movement of Goods in the Context of EU Membership
Since the establishment, in the 1950s the Common Market (and its four essential freedoms) has had an important if not essential role in keeping the European project alive and in creating and guaranteeing competitiveness and development of the European industry and economy.
Food Safety, GMO’s and traditional products within Serbia’s EU accession negotiations
Food safety is certainly one of the most significant policies in the European Union, and most definitely one of the most important ones when it comes to consumer protection.
Serbia’s negotiatons on Chapter 30
Bearing in mind the recent official opening of the negotiations between Serbia and EU at the Intergovernmental Conference ceremony in Brussels on the 21st of January and the four explanatory screenings that have taken part in past period, a more detailed description of the negotiating framework, various chapters and Serbia’s position is needed.