Progressive Peace Policy

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Peace and stability initiatives represent a decades-long cornerstone of the FES' work in southeastern Europe. Recent events have only reaffirmed the centrality of southeast European stability within the broader continental security paradigm. Both democratization and socio-economic justice are intrinsic aspects of a larger progressive peace policy in the region, but so too are consistent threat assessments and efforts to prevent conflict before it erupts. Preventive approaches, however, do not work without the cooperation of non-state actors. Confidence-building and ‘good neighborly relations’ for instance can only be achieved by including the population at large. By organizing exchange between civil society and decision-makers on equal grounds, Dialogue SOE aims to broaden the discourse on peace and stability in southeastern Europe and to counter the securitization of prevalent narratives from migration to radicalization. 

Kroatien: Flucht auf der Balkan-Route

Events

A Unified Voice of the Western Balkans Youth: Skopje

From 30th of May to 2nd of June the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung yet again gathered enthusiastic and creative representatives of youth organizations from...

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Youth Study Southeast Europe Launch: Belgrade

On April 11th2019, together with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung office in Serbia, the regional office of the FES officially presented the Youth Study...

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Academia in Dialogue: Values at Stake – Revisiting Normative Horizons for Southeast Europe

The first event of the ‘Academia in Dialogue’ series this year was held in Zagreb on April 25-26, 2019 centering around the topic of normative values...

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Publications

Political Trends and Dynamics: Bilateral Disputes in Southeast Europe

The Western Balkans remain the site of numerous, protracted bilateral disputes. Most of these concern competing claims to territory, identity, ...

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Albania and Greece: Understanding and Explaining

Most of Albanian citizens asked in a national poll in 2013 about whether Greece would like to see Albania in the European Union answered no, an answer...

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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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Dialogue Southeast Europe

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