“Differentiated Integration”: Do the Western Balkans have a Future in the European Union?

Can the idea of Europe or the EU succeed either with or without integrating all countries of the Western Balkans equally? And, what is the future of the countries Western Balkans if they do or do not accede to the EU?

PERFORMED ACTIVITY
14 December 2015 - 09:30h
LOCATION: CIDOB, sala Jordi Maragall, Elisabets 12,08001 Barcelona
ORGANIZED BY: CIDOB with the support of the Europe for Citizens programme

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Objective

 

CIDOB organizes an experts’ seminar to explore the consequences of “differentiated integration” offered to the countries of the Western Balkans, trying to unravel the implications for the EU if these states are not equally integrated and for each of them whether or not they accede to the Union. Conference participants will include representatives of the six states of the Western Balkans; representatives of DG Enlargement from Brussels; and several independent Balkan experts.

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Participants

SPEAKERS

Jordi Bacaria

Jordi Bacaria

Director CIDOB, Barcelona

Adnan Ćerimagić

Adnan Ćerimagić

Analyst, European Stability Initiatiave (Sarajevo)

Gordana Delić

Gordana Delić

Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy (Belgrade)

Eran Fraenkel

Eran Fraenkel

Associate Senior Researcher, CIDOB (Barcelona)

Sotiraq Hroni

Sotiraq Hroni

Executive Director, Institute for Democracy and Mediation (Tirana)

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

Researcher, IBEI (Barcelona)

Gerald Knaus

Gerald Knaus

Chairman, European Stability Initiatiave (Berlin-Istanbul-Brussels)

Pol Morillas

Pol Morillas

Research Fellow, CIDOB (Barcelona)

Mirjana Najchevska

Mirjana Najchevska

Director, Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (Skopje)

Nicolás de Pedro

Nicolás de Pedro

Research Fellow, CIDOB (Barcelona)

Pere Vilanova

Pere Vilanova

Associate Senior Researcher, CIDOB (Barcelona)

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