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Latest News and Events

Call for Applicants: Social-democratic Regional Women's Leadership Academy

The Academy aims to bring Western Balkan women politicians and activists together in a broad front to fight for an equal, developed, responsible society, based on European values of peace and prosperity - a women-friendly society.

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The Role of Civil Society and Youth in the EU Integration Process: Online Sessions

From June 22 to July 6, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized a web-seminar series titled "The Role of Civil Society and Youth in the EU Integration Process". Hosted by FES’ EU Office in Brussels and office in Tirana, the sessions brought together representatives from national youth organizations from each of the Western...

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Academia in Dialogue Online: Education beyond Reconciliation

From 8th to 12th of June, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe and the Institute for Democratic Engagement Southeast Europe (IDESE) continued the Think Engaged: Academia in Dialogue series.

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung gives Human Rights Award 2020 to Zoran Zaev

On the second anniversary of signing the Prespa Agreement, the Friedrich-EbertStiftung announces that Zoran Zaev will be awarded the Human Rights Award 2020. The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung honours Mr. Zaev's personal commitment to the conclusion of the Agreement and his efforts towards a European future and a free and...

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More Social Convergence in EU Enlargement Policy

The EU-summit on May 6, 2020, will confirm the good news for the Western Balkans: the European Commission will start accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania. The bad news is: if talks and negotiations follow “the business as usual” path we cannot expect a lot to change. The European project so far did not...

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Western Balkans Perspectives on the Future of Europe

From April 6th onwards, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe and the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe have started a new series of workshops and discussions in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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Investigative Film Festival: Sofia

The Investigative Film Festival Skopje is on tour and its first stop was Sofia on the 6th of March under the title #GoingDigital. The Investigative Film Festival Skopje is an initiative of the Investigative Journalism and Analysis Platform Macedonia, PINA. It aims to explore the current world of innovative...

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Green Grassroots Activism: Athens

From 15th to 16th of February 2020, the FES hosted in Athens a second in a series of Green Grassroots Activism conferences. The main objective of the two-day event was to strengthen networks for activists in Southeast Europe and discover avenues for future collaboration.

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Progressive Youth Academy: Athens

On 28th of November 2019 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Athens, supported by the FES Dialogue SOE, organized an alumni meeting for the Progressive Youth Academy. Participants from seven renditions of the Academy seized the opportunity to reconnect and exchange their forward-thinking ideas, as an integral part of their...

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MoU on the Social Dimension Initiative signed in Belgrade

On the 15th of January, 2020, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe signed a Cooperation Agreement with the European Fund for the Balkans and Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund in Belgrade. The partners stated they were looking forward to continuing and deepening their collaboration on social policy development...

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Publications

A Quarter of a Century of Reconciliation that Doesn't Pay Off: An Essay on 25 Years of Remembering Srebrenica

Reconciliation is a small human gesture. It is imperfect, clumsy, and timid, but it is undoubtably a human gesture. Reconciliation is a journey on...

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A Lockdown for Independent Media? Effects of the COVID–19 pandemic on the media landscape and press freedom in Central and Southeast Europe

Correspondents in nine countries – Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and North Macedonia – have...

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Political Trends & Dynamics Nature or Politics: Disaster Response in SEE

Natural disasters, it turns out, are anything but. Instead, “acts of God” are in practice exacerbated by human practices and norms. Politics and...

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