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Joint 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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FES Youth Studies: Kick-Off Workshop for 2018

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe organized a preparatory conference in Berlin on 6 – 8 November to lay the conceptual groundwork for simultaneously conducting a new round of FES Youth Studies in 2018.

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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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Reflection Forum Sarajevo

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe in cooperation with Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE) and the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (ÖFZ/CFA) organized a panel debate titled “A Region in Europe – The Future of the Berlin Process and EU Integration in the Western...

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The EU and the Western Balkans after the Berlin Process

Launched in 2014 following the Juncker Declaration on enlargement and against the backdrop of key geopolitical challenges at the ...

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Political Trends and Dynamics: Beyond Reconciliation in Southeastern Europe

Almost three decades ago, at a time when the rest of Europe was reveling in the peaceful conclusion of the Cold War, the former Yugoslavia imploded...

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The Berlin Process 2014 - 2018

The UK Summit in 2018 will be the last one of the current cycle of Western Balkans Summits,

dubbed “the Berlin Process”. Started in 2014 in ...

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