Today, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi presented a new Commission proposal for enhancing the accession process for the countries of the Western Balkans, calling it 'a geo-strategic investment of the EU in a stable, strong, prosperous and united Europe'.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 05/02/2020
Today, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex in cooperation with the Albanian authorities, launched the first ever joint operation outside the European Union. This marks a new phase for border cooperation between the EU and Western Balkan partners. The event took place in Tirana,
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/05/2019
“This is exactly what I needed,” an entrepreneur from Gracanica, Azemina Ahmedbegovic, said at the end of the cultural heritage exhibition organized by the Association of Business Women in BiH in Sarajevo in December 2018. “Sometimes I get discouraged by a lack of opportunity, but this evening
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 21/12/2018
This week, the EU institutions and Member States reaffirmed their unequivocal support to the European perspective of the Western Balkans. While recognising the progress achieved, they underlined the continued need to focus on fundamental reforms.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/06/2018
In the Western Balkans, the prospect of EU membership is an important driver for economic reform essential to enhance trade and investments. The trade flow between the EU and the Western Balkans has over the past 10 years more than doubled, reaching almost 44 billion Euros in 2016. Trade is largely
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 07/05/2018
Meeting informally in Sofia, EU foreign ministers discussed the newly proposed Strategy for the Western Balkans for the first time, the ways of strengthening the EU perspective of the region and preparations of the EU – Western Balkans Summit in Sofia. The European Union and the Western Balkans have
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 16/02/2018
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EU Programme for Local Development and Employment is demonstrating the continued support of the European Union to flood-affected localities, as well as EU endeavour to move from recovery to socio-economic development. EU support to all levels of society across the
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 26/01/2018
The EU Regional Housing Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina reunites communities displaced by war, supporting internally displaced persons and the most vulnerable, and helping heal the scars of conflict and build a more stable and prosperous future for the people of the Western Balkans.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/12/2017