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The Democratic Left in SEE Launched

Meeting in Activist Fora since 2016 in Tuzla, Skopje, Cluj-Napoca, Prizren, Tirana, Rijeka and Sarajevo, activists throughout the continent have identified several political positions as priorities to be acted upon, this initiative became known as the Democratic Left in Southeast Europe (#DemLeftSEE).

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Civil Society Forum Prishtina 2017

This time the Civil Society Forum took place in Prishtina. With the Berlin Process coming to a preliminary end in 2018, stakeholders from civil society from the Western Balkans came together in Kosovo, so discuss the next steps. At the center of the debates was the question: How can we improve the involvement and...

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Join History Project II: Launch in Ljubljana

On Wednesday, 22nd November 2017, a new publication in the Joint History Project was launched at an event in Ljubljana's Museum of Contemporary History.

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Western Balkans Future Leaders

In the Balkans, peaceful co-existence and tolerance between different ethnic groups have remained fragile. Against the background of relative economic stagnation, the refugee situation in Europe has triggered increasing national extremism, right-wing populism and democratic instability not only in the EU as well as in...

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Towards a Renewal of the Left in Southeast Europe

During November 16-18th, after almost two years in the making, the Democratic Left in Southeast Europe, a platform activists from all over Southeast Europe have been building together with FES Dialogue SOE, yielded a 'soft launch'.

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PES Regional Forum Sarajevo

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized several events on the fringes of a "PES Regional Leaders Summit", hosted by Socijaldemokratska partija Bosne i Hercegovine in Sarajevo on November 18th.

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Diplomatic School on Human Rights and Democracy

For the fourth time now, the FES Prishtina office, together with the Kosovar Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized the Diplomatic School on Human Rights and Democracy, which has been an ongoing project since 2014.

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Centropa: Teaching Balkan Jewish History

From October 20-22, more than 40 educators from Bosnia, Slovenia, Serbia, Macedonia and Croatia attended the Centropa seminar "Teaching Balkan Jewish History, the Holocaust and Digital Storytelling" in Sarajevo.

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International Youth Conference Kruševo

The International Youth Conference “European values for the Future of SEE countries” has been organized for the last 15 years in Krusevo, Macedonia where more than 1000 young people have come together throughout the years to discuss the future of the region. The conference was held during September 15-19th.

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Dealing With the Past in Vukovar and Banja Luka

For the Friedrich Ebert Foundations all around the world dealing with the past and a progressive approach to history and peace are crucial cornerstones of its work.

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Political Fragmentation on the Left - Alongside a Global Renaissance of Right-Wing Populism

In recent times, the political landscape in both established and transitioning democracies has experienced the (i) the fragmentation of the left-wing...

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#FivePointsOn Youth in Southeast Europe

The traditional narrative in the new democracies of Southeast Europe (SEE) – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Bulgaria, Croatia,...

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Political Trends and Dynamics: December - January

2017 was a major year in the advancement of women’s issues and women’s causes, indeed, one of the most significant in decades. The #MeToo campaign,...

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