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    III Macedonian-German Forum: The Assembly should play the key role in the negotiation process

    Not receiving the date for the start of the negotiations with the European Union is a disappointment both for the citizens of North Macedonia and for many in Europe. This should not discourage the country, but, to the contrary,...

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    Skopje panel discussion: Transatlantic Perspectives and the Western Balkans

    The transatlantic integration of the Western Balkans requires aligning of the political and institutional interest of large players like US and Germany, local governments, regional and local civil society so it can be completed. The Balkans are one of...

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    “2018 Western Balkans Summit: 3 key takeaways from London” promoted in Tirana, Belgrade and Skopje

    The SEE Think Net Network network was established in mid-march 2018 and presented to the public on May 16 by Zoran Nechev from IDSCS, the network’s coordinator, at the ‘Democracy That Delivers: Ten Years Later Unlocking The Potential Of...

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    Panel discussion: CSOs and experts will be directly involved in Macedonia EU accession negotiations

    Macedonia in the accession negotiations for joining the European Union will use a model involving civil society organizations and experts outside the capacity of the civil service. The negotiation structure will contain 35 working groups and is similar to...

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    SEE Think Net Network policy contribution to the Western Balkans Summit London 2018

    The SEE Think Net Network members and researchers gave their inputs and policy recommendations on topics that derive from the Berlin Process before the beginning of the London Summit. The Network promoted four policy briefs on public events followed...

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    Support for EU membership remains high, the Union perceived as the best ally at the expense of Russia

    The support of the citizens for membership in the European Union remains strong in Macedonia despite the steady trend of slight decline over the years. Nearly three quarters of respondents (73%) in November 2017 said that they support the...

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    Policy brief: The Berlin Process. What worked and what did not work? And why?

    The document analyzes the results of the Berlin process framework. It evaluates the progress made in terms of policies such as youth co-operation, infrastructure connectivity and bilateral issues. In addition, it notes that in terms of youth cooperation, success...

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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 Newsletter#1: Leaders’ meetings-(In)formalising political decision-making in Southeast Europe

    This analysis of “leaders’ meetings” (the practice of resolving substantive political disputes in private meetings between party leaders, thus circumventing legislative and other decision- making institutions) in four Balkan countries, demonstrate that the practice while efficient, suffer from an...