Progressive Peace Policy

Peace and stability initiatives represent a decades-long cornerstone of the FES' work in southeastern Europe. Recent events have only reaffirmed the centrality of southeast European stability within the broader continental security paradigm. Both democratization and socio-economic justice are intrinsic aspects of a larger progressive peace policy in the region, but so too are consistent threat assessments and efforts to prevent conflict before it erupts. Preventive approaches, however, do not work without the cooperation of non-state actors. Confidence-building and ‘good neighborly relations’ for instance can only be achieved by including the population at large. By organizing exchange between civil society and decision-makers on equal grounds, Dialogue SOE aims to broaden the discourse on peace and stability in southeastern Europe and to counter the securitization of prevalent narratives from migration to radicalization. 

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Events

13.01.2023 | News, Event

After a decade-long wait, Bosnia and Herzegovina has received EU candidate status. But to become a member, there is still much work to be done


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13.01.2023 | News, Event

At FES SOE, we are already starting strong with salient discussions for 2023. On January 31st, we will discuss the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism…


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23.12.2022 | News, Event

Dear partners, colleagues, friends, our team at FES SOE wishes you happy holidays!

2022 placed in front of the world unprecedented and unexpected…


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Publications

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Reconciliation is a small human gesture. It is imperfect, clumsy, and timid, but it is undoubtably a human gesture. Reconciliation is a journey on…


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The Western Balkans remain the site of numerous, protracted bilateral disputes. Most of these concern competing claims to territory, identity, …


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Most of Albanian citizens asked in a national poll in 2013 about whether Greece would like to see Albania in the European Union answered no, an answer…


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