Latest News and Events

22.12.2023 | News, Event

As we bid farewell to 2023, we find ourselves contemplating the milestones and challenges that have shaped our collective journey. For our team at FES SOE, the commitment to fostering understanding, dialogue, and positive change remains steadfast.

2023 brought its opportunities, issues and overall changes, and in a…


21.12.2023 | News, Social Democratic Politics and Values, Event

As we are nearing the end of 2023, we invite you to delve into the last edition of Political Trends and Dynamics #PTD. Explore with us the meticulous analysis by experts such as Vesna Pusić, Dušan Reljić, and Katerina Kolozova, as they forecast the dynamics of Southeast Europe by 2030. This edition provides invaluable…


13.12.2023 | News, Social Democratic Politics and Values, Event

Sarajevo, 25 November 2023

We, the network of the Friends of the Western Balkans, representatives of the European social democratic family, including political foundations, members of national and European Parliaments, parties and civil societies’ representatives of the region, have convened for our fourth meeting in…


02.11.2023 | News, Event

In today's hyper-connected society, cyberspace is closely intertwined with our daily existence, influencing everything from public services to private interactions. But this convenience comes at a price, as our collective security is interconnected with the threats of data breaches, ransomware, cyber violence, and…


31.10.2023 | News, Social Democratic Politics and Values, Event

On October 25th, we participated in the international conference "Time to Move On: 20 Years of the Thessaloniki Summit." In collaboration with our partners, the Regional Academy for Democratic Development, the Center for Civic Education, and our colleagues from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung office for Serbia and…


27.10.2023 | News, Event

Following the theme of security conversations across Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina hosted its inaugural Sarajevo Security Conference titled "The Balkans: A Soft Spot for European Security?" This milestone event gathered over 200 participants and featured more than 40 speakers from 15 countries worldwide, marking one…


27.10.2023 | News, Event

From 11th to 12th October, Belgrade hosted another edition of the Belgrade Security Conference, organized by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy and supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Serbia and Montenegro, among other organizations. In light of recent…


| News, Social Democratic Politics and Values, Event

Against the background of last year's commemoration marking 80 years since the establishment of the Antifascist Women's Front (AFŽ) of Yugoslavia, we found ourselves back with the partners and participants, but this time in Novi Sad, Serbia. With our colleagues from FES Belgrade and Ženska platforma za razvoj Srbije…


13.10.2023 | News, Event

FES SOE is proud to announce that we are partnering with the first-ever Sarajevo Security Conference 2023!

Currently, the thread of the Dayton Accords in Bosnia and Herzegovina is unraveling, Belgrade-Prishtina talks are stalled, Montenegro is experiencing unrest, North Macedonia remains in a state of uncertainty, and…


04.10.2023 | News, Event

The latest escalation of violence in Kosovo has made it clear that the EU's approach towards Serbia has failed. A change of strategy is needed.


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