Enlargement Package postponed until autumn, negotiation framework to go ahead in June

By |maj 20th, 2020|AFET Committee, Albania, Bulgaria, enlargement, Enlargement Package, EU-Western Balkans Summit, France, News, North Macedonia, Oliver Varhelyi, Western Balkans|

Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Várhelyi confirmed to EU lawmakers on Tuesday (19 May) that the publication of the European Commission's enlargement package has been postponed until autumn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EU and Western Balkan leaders reaffirm ties in veiled response to China, Russia

By |maj 7th, 2020|Albania, Aleksandar Vučić, Andrej Plenković, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Charles Michel, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Montenegro, News, Nikola Dimitrov, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ursula von der Leyen|

EU leaders confirmed their "unequivocal support for the European perspective" to their Western Balkans counterparts during a video-summit on Wednesday (6 May). However, the final declaration doesn't make reference to a tangible time frame for the regio...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU and Western Balkan leaders reaffirm ties in veiled response to China, Russia

EU’s COVID-19 aid to reassure Western Balkan hopefuls as virus set to hijack summit

By |maj 6th, 2020|COVID-19, enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News|

As EU leaders e-meet with their Western Balkans counterparts on Wednesday (6 May), the focus will be on a €3.3 billion EU aid package to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. What is seen as an attempt to counter...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s COVID-19 aid to reassure Western Balkan hopefuls as virus set to hijack summit

EU leaders urge Skopje to solve its historic dispute with Bulgaria

By |maj 5th, 2020|Bulgaria, EU enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, North Macedonia|

The draft declaration of Wednesday's (6 May) EU summit with the leaders of the Western Balkans, seen by EURACTIV, calls on North Macedonia to find a solution to bilateral disputes in the implementation of the Treaty on Good Neighborhood Relations with ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU leaders urge Skopje to solve its historic dispute with Bulgaria

Western Balkans summit encourages ‘European perspective’ but omits enlargement

By |maj 5th, 2020|coronavirus, Croatian Presidency, disinformation, enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News|

A virtual meeting of EU and Western Balkan leaders to discuss the future of the region on Wednesday (6 May) will produce a final declaration that is set to omit the word "enlargement" altogether, instead focusing on EU support during the COVID-19 pande...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Western Balkans summit encourages ‘European perspective’ but omits enlargement

Time for a new approach to the Western Balkans

By |maj 5th, 2020|enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News|

The EU's relationship with the Western Balkans appears to have turned a positive corner in recent months, with the decision to start the much-delayed accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, and the provision of substantial COVID-19 rel...

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Commission vows to strengthen ties with the Western Balkans

By |februar 7th, 2020|EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, Oliver Varhelyi, Serbia|

The EU's new enlargement methodology aims to strengthen ties with countries from the Western Balkans, especially with those that have already started EU membership negotiations  European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Várhelyi said in Belgrade on Thursday (6 February). EURACTIV Serbia reports. 

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Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Croatian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU countries should soon reach a consensus on new enlargement methodology. Details remain unknown and it is not clear if the reform will also apply to Montenegro and Serbia, which are further along the accession path than the Western Balkans' other EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

Europe risks losing strategic clout in Western Balkans

By |november 9th, 2019|EU-Albania relations, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, North Macedonia, Western Balkans Route|

Trouble spots and tensions surrounding the European Union are continuing: Syria, Iraq, Libya, Ukraine, Eastern Mediterranean. In the south of the European Union, an arc of geopolitical instability is being formed and we must not allow it to expand, ten...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe risks losing strategic clout in Western Balkans

The Western Balkan challenge

By |julij 6th, 2018|Albania, Ditmir Bushati, EU-Western Balkans Summit, News, Western Balkans|

The promise of future integration in the European Union helped many states on their journey to full democracy, writes Ditmir Bushati.

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