Democracy That Delivers: Ten Years Later. Unlocking the Potential of the Western Balkans

Executive Director of the Politikon Network Jovana Marović participated at the international conference, organized by the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), the Center for the Study of Democracy, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the European Commission on 16 May 2018 in Sofia. Conference brought together the key transatlantic players for the Western Balkans with…

Klauzula balansa i crnogorski pregovori

Naglašavanje mogućnosti aktiviranja klauzule balansa tokom posjete komesara Johanesa Hana Crnoj Gori ima isti cilj kao i kada su tu opciju u pregovorima nedavno pomenule četiri crnogorske nevladine organizacije: da ukaže na nezadovoljavajući odnos izvršne vlasti prema evropskoj perspektivi države i, što je još važnije, prema garantovanju ljudskih prava i sloboda, kao i da podstakne…

Montenegro well prepared for reform simulation

Montenegro well prepared for reform simulation, European Commission for imprecise reporting When the European Commission released a new credible enlargement perspective strategy for the Western Balkan countries in February, the clear language that was used to assess the situation on the ground surprised us. This strategy has signalised a new EC’s approach, which, with a…

Public discussion at the European Commission

Public discussion at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium concludes a two-day event Back on the Agenda: EU Enlargement and the Western Balkans, organized by the Centre for European Perspective. By involving think tank representatives and youth, civil society of the Western Balkans discussed their concerns, challenges, ideas and prospects with EU representatives, policy makers…

Palata snova/The Palace of Dreams

Da li znate kako Ismail Kadare vidi pakao totalitarne države? Kao vješto izgrađen sistem u kojem je sve pod kontrolom, gdje su i snovi opasni, podložni klasifikaciji i interpretaciji. Zaposleni u Ministarstvu snova, ili Tabir Saraju, imaju zadatak da sakupljaju, tumače, arhiviraju ili procesuiraju sve potencijalno opasne snove po opstajanje Otomanske imperije (ili staljinističke Albanije,…

Populism: An Internal Worry of EU’s Future

By Vasilije Krivokapić The long-lasting days of stability, progress and integration of the EU are long gone. After the infamous 2008 recession crisis that shook the foundations of the fragile world economic system, the EU has been stagnating and endangered, as it was facing the biggest conundrums from its inception. Besides the already mentioned economic…