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. 

Events

22.01.2021

FES SOE visit to civil initiative "Jer nas se tiče"

On January 5th, 2021, Dr. Ralf Melzer, director of FES Dialogue Southeast Europe, and Saša Vasić, Program Manager at FES Dialogue Southeast Europe,…


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23.12.2020

Happy Holidays!

Friedrich Ebert Stifung Dialogue Southeast Europe wishes you safe and happy holidays! This year, keeping our holiday cheer is much more difficult, yet…


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14.12.2020

Martin Schulz elected President of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V.

At today’s Annual General Assembly of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V. (FES), Martin Schulz was elected as the new President.


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Publications

A Quarter of a Century of Reconciliation that Doesn't Pay Off: An Essay on 25 Years of Remembering Srebrenica

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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Political Trends and Dynamics: Bilateral Disputes in Southeast Europe

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


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Albania and Greece: Understanding and Explaining

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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Dialogue Southeast Europe

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