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. 

Kroatien: Flucht auf der Balkan-Route


26.10.2021 | Progressive Peace Policy, Social and Economic Justice, Social Democratic Politics and Values, News, Event

Engaged Democracy Convention: Engage, Inspire, Empower!

From 16th to 17th September, the first of its kind Engaged Democracy Convention under the slogan Engage, Inspire, Empower! took place in Belgrade. The…


26.10.2021 | Social Democratic Politics and Values, News, Youth Studies, Event

Progressive Leadership Program - Belgrade

From 16th to 19th September, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe and Belgrade office, in cooperation with Foundation Max van der Stoel,…


26.10.2021 | News, Social Democratic Politics and Values, Event

Regional Capitals Trade Union Network: Belgrade

From 15h to 17th of October, the Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Belgrade organized a regional trade union conference, co-hosted by…



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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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