Beáta Huszka - 14 November 2019
The European Council’s failure to open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania could mark a turning point for peace in the Western Balkans.
Vessela Tcherneva & Tara Varma - 25 October 2019
Without a credible path to EU membership, the Western Balkans could easily succumb to the lure of regional nationalism – and to generous Russian, Turkish, and Chinese offers in the EU’s own back yard.
Milica Delevic, Tena Prelec - 24 October 2019
The French veto on North Macedonia EU membership shows that Brussels urgently needs a new approach to EU enlargement
Vessela Tcherneva - 10 October 2019
The future high representative recognises the scale of the geopolitical challenge in the Balkans. But it won’t be up to him alone to meet this challenge.
Marin Lessenski - 04 October 2019
The Green New Deal is the incoming European Commission’s lead priority. But it may struggle to battle on so many fronts at once.
Petrit Selimi - 09 August 2019
Borrell will need to add depth to his dialogue team to ensure a comprehensive deal between Kosovo and Serbia
Vessela Tcherneva - 07 August 2019
The main message for the Western Balkans is clear: countries in the region need to demonstrate a sufficient level of political governance before any technical process of EU accession can begin.
Loïc Tregoures - 11 July 2019
The history of Kosovo is a banner under which the international far right assembles. Western politicians would do well to understand its dangers.
Vessela Tcherneva - 09 May 2019
North Macedonia's recent successes have sent a ripple throughout the region
Tim Judah & Alida Vracic - 02 May 2019
How many people live in the Western Balkans? The unreliability of statistics on the region often makes it hard to tell.
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