In contrast with other parts of the continent, life in rural areas in Eastern Europe is synonymous with poverty. The problem should be tackled during the current debate on the reform of the common agricultural policy, with particular emphasis on young people
The Valbona valley in the Albanian Alps is an area of immense beauty. The valley is formed by the crystal clear waters of the Valbona river. But the river is set to be destroyed by three hydropower plants under construction, irreversibly damaging the unique ecosystem of this national park and the potential for sustainable development in the region. The people of Valbona have said NO to destructive hydropower
On July 1, 2013 Croatia officially became a member of the European Union. What has changed in the country since accession? In this short video, we look at some aspects of the society and economy of the country.
The EU-Western Balkans summit, held on May 17 in Sofia, was conceived to restore momentum to the European perspective of the region. But what are the cultural, institutional and economic relations that already link the member countries and those of the Western Balkans? This video, realized within the EDJNet project, presents some figures on the flows to and from the countries of the region.
Is the Balkan-EU integration still possible under the current narrative? An interview to Luisa Chiodi, following her lecture "Hard and soft power struggles in the Balkans" held on March 12, 2018 at the Bologna Institute for Policy Research at SAIS Europe