DVTV: Serbia had to negotiate to get vaccines on its own, it could not profit from the collective purchase of the European Commission

The head of our Brussels office – Žiga Faktor, commented for DVTV news service on the vaccination process in Serbia and journey of the Czech PM into the country.

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ČRo Plus: Rich countries are jumping in line for vaccines, the expert points out. The consequences can last for decades

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented on the issue of vaccine availability in the Western Balkans on the Czech Radio Evropa Plus program.

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Supporting media freedom in Serbia in relation to the EU accession process

We are delighted to announce the launch of a project focused on support for independent Serbian journalists reporting on Serbia’s EU integration process, its obstacles in the field of democratic governance, and the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, including the freedom of media. The project is supported by the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and implemented together with the Centre for Contemporary Politics from Serbia.

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REPORT: Western Balkans in 2020

Our researchers, Žiga Faktor and Jana Juzová, analyse elections in Serbia, Croatia, Northern Macedonia and Montenegro in four policy papers and offer recommendations aimed at strengthening the EU's enlargement policy.

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INVITATION: Western Balkans in 2020: EU Enlargement in Turbulent Times

We would like to invite you to a debate "Western Balkans in 2020: EU Enlargement in Turbulent Times". The event will take place on Friday 27 November between 17:00–18:15 via Zoom and will be broadcasted on Facebook.

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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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Democracy for better or for worse? Assessing Poland’s upcoming elections

In her article, Danielle Piatkiewicz assesses the May presidential elections in Poland, taking place during the COVID–19 pandemic.

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Talking Europe(um) – podcast about Europe and the EU

Talking Europe(um) is a podcast which comments on current issues in the European Union. List of episodes, as well as information about where you can listen to the podcast, is in the article.

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POLICY PAPER: Serbia's state of play regarding Chapters 23 and 24: One step forward, two steps back

Our research fellow Jana Juzová wrote a policy paper about the EU enlargement in the Western Balkans and about the situation in Serbia in regards to Chapters 23 and 24 of accession talks.

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INVITATION: Reconciliation in Visegrad and the Western Balkans: Overcoming the Past Together

We would like to cordially invite you to an event organized by the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and partners in the project “From Warsaw to Tirana: Overcoming the past together”, supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

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