Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions

By |februar 17th, 2020|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, News, police violence, refugee crisis, Western Balkan route|

Bosnian police scuffled on Saturday (15 February) with hundreds of migrants who tried to break out of an overcrowded camp during a protest over conditions at the facility and their treatment by authorities in nearby Croatia. The Miral camp lies...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnian police tussle with migrants protesting over camp conditions

EU in ‘frank’ talks with Western Balkan nations seeking membership

By |februar 17th, 2020|Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Charles Michel, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, France, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, Western Balkans|

European Council president Charles Michel on Sunday (16 February) met with leaders of the six Western Balkan nations seeking to join the EU, for 'frank' talks ahead of a key summit in Zagreb in May.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU in ‘frank’ talks with Western Balkan nations seeking membership

Bosnia closes ‘jungle’ migrant camp

By |december 12th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, human dignity, human rights, News, refugee crisis|

Bosnia on Wednesday (11 December) dismantled tents at the makeshift migrant camp known as the "jungle" for its harsh conditions, after transferring hundreds of people who were living at the site to Sarajevo.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnia closes ‘jungle’ migrant camp

Coal pollution in the Western Balkans is a European problem

By |december 11th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, coal phase-out, energy community, Kosovo, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, Western Balkans|

16 coal plants in the Western Balkans pollute as much as the entire EU fleet of 250 units, causing sickness and deaths across the continent. It’s high time to take action, write Viola von Cramon and Petros Kokkalis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coal pollution in the Western Balkans is a European problem

Bosnia must overhaul judiciary, end political obstruction –report

By |december 6th, 2019|bad governance, Bosnia and Herzegovina, News, Yugoslav wars|

Bosnia and Herzegovina must overhaul its complex and opaque justice system and do more to protect the rule of law if it wants to press its case to join the European Union, legal experts said in an EU-commissioned report on Thursday (5 December).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnia must overhaul judiciary, end political obstruction –report

Bosnia should close ‘unacceptable’ migrant camp: Council of Europe

By |december 4th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović, News, refugee camps, refugee crisis|

Bosnia should urgently close a temporary migrant camp or people will "start to die" during the winter period, a European human rights official warned Tuesday (3 December).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnia should close ‘unacceptable’ migrant camp: Council of Europe

Russia calls for closing UN office in Bosnia

By |november 6th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, EU enlargement, Milorad Dodik, Nato, News, Republika Srpska, Russia|

Russia called Tuesday (5 November) for closing the office of the UN High Representative in Bosnia, claiming the senior UN official there is biased.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia calls for closing UN office in Bosnia

‘It’s the jungle’: Bosnian migrant camp in crisis

By |oktober 24th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Migration, News|

No running water, putrid portable toilets and surrounding woods littered with land mines - these are the bleak conditions of a camp where hundreds of migrants brace for winter in Bosnia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘It’s the jungle’: Bosnian migrant camp in crisis

Visegrad countries back opening of accession talks with North Macedonia, Albania

By |september 13th, 2019|Albania, Andrej Babis, Bosnia and Herzegovina, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Miloš Zeman, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, Visegrad Four, war crimes, Western Balkans, Yugoslav wars|

Four eastern European Union members on Thursday (12 September) backed the accession of Western Balkan countries to the bloc, saying North Macedonia and Albania should start talks this year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Visegrad countries back opening of accession talks with North Macedonia, Albania

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote

By |avgust 6th, 2019|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, Nato, News, Western Balkans|

Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday (5 August) to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had been a key stumbling block.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote