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    Infographic: Finalising Europe’s unification by 2025

    What are the possibilities to finalize the process of European unification with the countries of the Western Balkans by 2025? Is it possible for Macedonia to pass the remaining path in the next 7 years? The infographic shows a...

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    Panels discussion and presentation of report: Resilience in the Western Balkans

    Citizens of Western Balkan countries have developed great resilience, but not of the kind that is needed. It is not resilience which means adjusting to new challenges and overcoming them, but resilience as over-tolerance and adjustment of bad governance...

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    Towards the more visible, efficient and effective: Berlin Process 2.0

      The Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje in cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), Open Society Foundation for Albania, and the EU Policy Hub on the...

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    Report: Informal life of Political Parties in Western Balkan Societies

    In the Western Balkans, those who seek benefits from political parties have almost six times the odds to being pressured to exchange their vote for money/favors than those who do not seek help. The fact is revealed within the...

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    Policy Brief: Fostering resilience in the Western Balkans

    It has long been assumed that the EU would take the lead in the transformation of the Western Balkans. Yet this assumption is no longer unchallenged. While the EU’s enlargement process seems to have lost momentum, other external players...

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    Policy Brief: Balkan corruption – the China connection

    Macedonia had not yet fully recovered from the recent constitutional crisis when new details emerged revealing the acute governance problems besetting the country. Following the change of government, the Ministry of Transport and Communication has blocked the completion of...

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    Policy brief: The Future of the Berlin Process

    The Berlin Process is the only high-level political venue that exclusively focuses on the six remaining non-EU Western Balkan (WB) countries. Amidst the multiple crises within the EU that distracted the Union from enlargement over the past few years,...

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    Policy brief: Fostering resilience in the Western Balkans

    It has long been assumed that the EU would take the lead in the transformation of the Western Balkans. Yet this assumption is no longer unchallenged. While the EU’s enlargement process seems to have lost momentum, other external players...

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    INFORM: Presentation of a scientific research on political clientеlism in the Balkans on a New York convention

    Borjan Gjuzelov, associate researcher at IDSCS, presented the initial findings of the study “Political clientelism in the Western Balkans: Perpetuum mobile for re-election?” on the 22nd Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities which took...

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    INFORM Newsletter #1: We research election corruption, leaders meetings, economy, the public, institutions and human relations in Western Balkans

    Case study overview In its first year of operation, INFORM researchers have produced five case studies on informal practices in four domains: politics, economics, interaction between the public and institutions, and regulation of interpersonal relationships. In the political sphere,...