CEFTA and Common Regional Market
On the auspices of the Berlin Process Summit, WB agreed upon creating a Common Regional Market and tasked CEFTA Secretariat with leading the implementation efforts in trade-related issues.
The Central European Social Model
The policy paper deals with the issue of creating a Central European Social Model as a next step in the CEFTA development. In this regard, given the strong bonds existing between CEFTA and the EU, the author puts forward the hypothesis that the European Social Model should serve as a guideline for creating the Central European Social Model.
CEFTA: The trust machine for Common Regional Market
Despite a successful implementation providing for a zero tariff trade across the region, the trade within the CEFTA area is inhibited by numerous non-tariff barriers to trade (NBTs). Waiting time at crossing points in CEFTA generates up to 800 M€ per year.
Analyzing Public Procurement Risks: Training manual
The main purpose of the manual is to introduce how data analytics can encourage good governance practices by highlighting the weaknesses of public procurement systems and by supporting independent corruption risk research.
State Capture Assessment Diagnostics at Sectoral Level: Training manual
State capture is a combination of different forms of corruption which have a single objective: to secure wholesale and long-term privileges to captors by exploiting the power of governments for private benefit.
Youth Manifesto for Digital Space
Behind extensive consultations in all capitals of the region, the joint conclusion of the Western Balkan youth, together with their counterparts across Europe, is that there is a dire need for the adoption of a regulation to better protect their right to free and safe digital space.
National PAR Monitor – Serbia
This PAR Monitor report, produced by the WeBER project, provides detailed monitoring results and recommendations for Serbia, based on a comprehensive, year-long research focused on PAR.
The Future of the EU in the Western Balkans…
The EU perspective toward the Western Balkans has remained undisputed, but especially since it endorsed accession for the region at the Thessaloniki Summit in 2003. Besides Serbia, where Euroscepticism is not a new phenomenon, the rest of the countries from the region have been gazing toward EU accession with strong backing from local populations.
Western Balkan PAR Monitor 2019/2020
The PAR Monitor 2019/2020 is the result of monitoring work performed in 2020 by the members of the Think for Europe Network, and it represents a compilation report of key findings from across the Western Balkans in the six areas of PAR defined by the Principles of Public Administration (SIGMA principles).
Monitoring report: Economic Reform Programme (ERP) 2020-2022
Meeting the economic criteria is one of the key conditions for membership in the European Union (EU). In particular, this means that each candidate country must build a functioning market economy that has the capacity to withstand competitive pressure within the EU single market before full accession.