EURACTIV: Bosnia prepares for elections, but will go nowhere without reform. Not even closer to the EU

The head of the Brussels office Žiga Faktor commented for EURACTIV. What are the chances of reforming the electoral system in Bosnia? How should parties work on it and what should it include? According to Žiga Faktor, it must not only reflect political proposals and ambitions, but it is necessary to think about what citizens themselves want and how the reform will affect them.

Show more The Dayton Agreement is shaking to its foundations. Is Bosnia and Herzegovina facing another war?

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented on the state of the political situation in the Balkans for The initial political crisis is alarming, but it is being overlooked on the international scene, as the world's attention is focused more on the situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border.

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ČRo Plus: Balkan non-papers propose solutions to long-standing disputes. But it means more for the nationalists, says an analyst

Our Research Fellow Jana Juzová spoke for ČRo Plus on Balkan non-papers. According to her, the first non-paper was much more radical than the second.

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Italian MEPs’ mission to the Bosnia Refugee Camps: on the brink of inhumanity

Irene Chiocchetti in her blog wrote about the shocking discovery of Italian MEP´s regarding the terrible conditions in Bosnian refugee camps.

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EASTERN MONITOR: Western Balkans in the fight against the COVID-19: Another cause for democratic backsliding?

In her latest Eastern Monitor, Jana Juzová examines the fight of western Balkans countries against the COVID-19.

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POLICY PAPER - The ups and downs of Polish-German reconciliation and lessons for the Western Balkans

Adam Balcer and Klaus Ziemer published Policy Paper about the ups and downs of Polish-German reconciliation and lessons for the Western Balkans.

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Between moderate progress and prolonged stagnation: The European Commission’s Reports on the Western Balkans

In the next entry of the Eastern Monitor series, our Marko Stojić deals with European Commission's reports on the Western Balkans and the potential candidate countries from the area.

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The Unfulfilled Promise of Kosovo Visa Liberalization

The latest edition of our Eastern Monitor series, authored by Jana Juzová, analyzes the state of the Visa liberalization of Kosovo.

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Chinese Influence in the Western Balkans: An Annual Review

Our Alexandr Lagazzi and Michal Vít, in a joint policy paper, present a year-long reflection on Chinese foreign policy and backdoor-deals diplomacy in the Western Balkans. Analysing the implementation of Chinese-backed investment projects in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the paper suggests the impact of Chinese influence in the region.

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EWB Interview - Vit: If the EU prefers regatta principle, the Western Balkans is lost

Our Michal Vít in an interview for European Western Balkans explained what are the most crucial topics countries of Western Balkans have to address when thinking about joining the European Union

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