Regional cooperation in the Western Balkans and gradual integration to the Eu


Regional cooperation is a pillar of the EU integration and stabilization process of the Western Balkan countries. Over the past two decades, many regional cooperation initiatives increased in number, while the EU enlargement process faced a slowdown. In a context of uncharted waters for the enlargement process, this webinar aims at assessing the achievements of key regional mechanisms and initiatives in terms of reinforced WB6 regional cooperation and the prospects of these countries’ gradual integration to the EU.

Protecting forests in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Woods and forests are one of the most valuable resources for Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is largely covered by them. Sustainable management of this natural heritage - and the prevention of forest fires, an phenomenon on the rise - face, however, a number of obstacles. Forest scientist Damir Prljača (University of Sarajevo) discusses them, and the value of forests.

Programming the EU Cohesion Policy: Exchange Programme on Chapter 22 in Serbia and in Montenegro


The webinar aims to discuss the role played by regional policy in the context of EU integration of the Western Balkans. It will also provide an overview of the work done in strengthening the technical and administrative capacities in Serbia and in Montenegro.

The New Economic Governance prescriptions in the field of healthcare systems


The webinar examines aspects that are crucial for the prospects of European democracy, namely labour politics and the role of labour movements in the advancement of democracy and social welfare at EU level.

Russian invasion of Ukraine, the impact on Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina


What is the impact over the Western Balkans of the Russian invasion of Ukraine? What are the possibel future scenarios in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina? Analysts, activists and area experts discussed it in a webinar organized by OBCT and CeSPI

SLAPPs against the media in Europe: is the EU response sufficient and what remains to be done?


Video recording of the panel co-organized by ARTICLE 19 and OBC Transeuropa, as partner of Media Freedom Rapid Response Mechanism, within the International Journalism Festival of Perugia. Speeches by Sarah Clarke (director ARTICLE 19 Europe), Bojana Jovanovic (Deputy editor crime and corruption reporting network), Sielke Kelner (Media Freedom Rapid Response), Roberto Saviano (journalist and author)

Baška: long live the port!


Baška, on the southern tip of the island of Krk, is among the most popular tourist resorts in Croatia. Recently, thanks to European cohesion funds, the port is being requalified. But the EU is also at the side of this small municipality in improving the infrastructure so that it can withstand the tourist impact

The Cres sheep


Small, but lively and resistant. Forged by the context in which it is raised. It is the Cres sheep, an enduring tradition of the island. Despite it all. A video story by Nicole Corritore and Davide Sighele

The griffons of Cres


The island of Cres, together with Krk and the neighbouring island of Prvic, is the last natural habitat of griffon vultures in Croatia. It is cared for by a centre located in Beli and managed by 'Priroda', a public institution based in Rijeka, which is responsible for preserving the natural environment and is also supported in this by European funds

Civil Society, Political Contention and European Enlargement


Organized by the University of Belgrade, together with OBC Transeuropa, TraPoCo Jean Monnet Network and Centro Studi di Politica Internazionale, and with the participation of researchers, policy makers and representatives of civil society, the regional policy event focused on European integration process of Serbia and the Western Balkan region, with a focus on the role of civil society actors (NGOs, grassroots organizations, social movements, etc.) and their claims in various policy areas, in particular in the environmental field