High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on Friday stressed how unity, responsibility and pragmatism from the entire society in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia had been key in achieving reform results, and encouraged the country to continue working with the same resolve. High
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 13/07/2018
Economy, security and reconciliation are the three key areas of cooperation in focus of the London Summit on the Western Balkans. The EU has made a clear commitment and will expand on concrete measures to strengthen the cooperation with the region and within the region, helping further its European
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 10/07/2018
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 presence of their Prime Ministers as well as high-level representatives of the European Union and the United Nations, Foreign Ministers Nikola Dimitrov and Nikos Kotzias signed today at the Prespa Lake the agreement resolving the name issue, following 25 years of diplomatic negotiations
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 17/06/2018
Improving connectivity within the Western Balkans, as well as between the Western Balkans and the European Union, is a key factor for growth and jobs and will bring clear benefits for local, regional and European economies, as well as citizens.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 11/05/2018
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
On an official visit to Albania, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini acclaimed a "collective acknowledgement" of the country's progress towards EU standards and eventual membership, and called for a "collective responsibility" from the leaders, institutions and people
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 18/04/2018
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