Democracy and civic activism have gained new features and quality within the supranational EU. What has not changed, however, is an obligation to have a unique space where citizens can articulate their interests and invite institutions to protect it. A… Read More ›
Notwithstanding the marked progress in increasing transparency, improving procedures and implementing a number of reforms, these efforts have a limited impact on democracy in the Western Balkans, and in particular on the (fight against) corruption which is still widespread and… Read More ›
The extremely slow pace of bilateral disputes resolution and reconciliation process not only hampers the dynamics of the Western Balkans integration into the European Union, but it also disrupts good neighbourly relations and is a constant potential trigger for bigger… Read More ›
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,… Read More ›
Prethodna godina je gotovo cijela protekla uz bojkot rada Skupštine Crne Gore od strane kompletne opozicije, a krajem godine jednog njenog dijela. U takvim okolnostima došlo je do značajnog pada u kvalitetu rada parlamenta koji se posebno osjetio u vršenju… Read More ›
Geopolitika i Zapadni Balkan: Slabi li uloga EU/Resurgence of geopolitics in the Western Balkans – is the EU’s dominant role diminishing?
Vasilije Krivokapić Nakon gotovo decenije dominantnog uticaja i uloge koju je EU imala na Zapadnom Balkanu (ZB), u posljednje dvije godine je evidentan porast interesovanja nekih starih, ali i novih država koje žele da učvrste svoje prisustvo u regionu. Rusija,… Read More ›
The central part of the Bled Strategic Forum 2017 (BSF) was a debate about the future of the European Union and possible steps for its consolidation in a new reality. Conclusion of participants was that the new leadership, especially at… Read More ›