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In the wake of the contested parliamentary elections and democratic backsliding in Serbia, what future for the EU's Enlargement policy in the...

16/07/2020

This webinar took place on April 16th in order to address the impact and implications of the on-going COVID-19 crisis on the Western Balkan countries. The event offered an opportunity to discuss...

22/04/2020

The European Commission has put forward a new strategy for enlargement in the Balkans, with greater involvement of member states. Will this be...

12/02/2020


The delay in opening EU accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in October 2019 was received with concern across the Western Balkans. Of particular interest was the...

31/01/2020

International conference in cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) and the European Fund for the Balkans. The...

24/07/2018

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Thessaloniki European Council, which for the first time affirmed the membership perspective of the Western...

07/06/2018

On 27 February 2018 the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) hosted a closed-door discussion entitled "Towards a New Thinking on the Western Balkans". The event was attended by representatives of...

22/03/2018

In  2014, in the wake of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Federal Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, initiated an intergovernmental process with the countries...

02/08/2017

In the run up to the Italian Summit on the Western Balkans scheduled to take place in Trieste on 12 July 2017, the International Conference -  in cooperation with Centre International de Formation...

10/07/2017

Joint sitting of Chamber of Deputies Committees III (Foreign affairs) and IV (Defence) - 18 January 2011

Informal hearing of experts from Centro Studi Internazionali (CeSI), Centro...

22/02/2016