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06/19/2020

Academia in Dialogue Online: Education beyond Reconciliation

From 8th to 12th of June, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe and the Institute for Democratic Engagement Southeast Europe (IDESE) continued the Think Engaged: Academia in Dialogue series.


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06/17/2020

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung gives Human Rights Award 2020 to Zoran Zaev

On the second anniversary of signing the Prespa Agreement, the Friedrich-EbertStiftung announces that Zoran Zaev will be awarded the Human Rights Award 2020. The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung honours Mr. Zaev's personal commitment to the conclusion of the Agreement and his efforts towards a European future and a free and open society.


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05/18/2020

More Social Convergence in EU Enlargement Policy

The EU-summit on May 6, 2020, will confirm the good news for the Western Balkans: the European Commission will start accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania. The bad news is: if talks and negotiations follow “the business as usual” path we cannot expect a lot to change. The European project so far did not deliver social change in Western Balkans countries.


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04/28/2020

Western Balkans Perspectives on the Future of Europe

From April 6th onwards, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe and the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe have started a new series of workshops and discussions in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.


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04/08/2020

Investigative Film Festival: Sofia

The Investigative Film Festival Skopje is on tour and its first stop was Sofia on the 6th of March under the title #GoingDigital. The Investigative Film Festival Skopje is an initiative of the Investigative Journalism and Analysis Platform Macedonia, PINA. It aims to explore the current world of innovative possibilities and how those relate to the future of journalism.


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02/18/2020

Green Grassroots Activism: Athens

From 15th to 16th of February 2020, the FES hosted in Athens a second in a series of Green Grassroots Activism conferences. The main objective of the two-day event was to strengthen networks for activists in Southeast Europe and discover avenues for future collaboration.


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01/24/2020

Progressive Youth Academy: Athens

On 28th of November 2019 the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Athens, supported by the FES Dialogue SOE, organized an alumni meeting for the Progressive Youth Academy. Participants from seven renditions of the Academy seized the opportunity to reconnect and exchange their forward-thinking ideas, as an integral part of their political and skills training.


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01/21/2020

MoU on the Social Dimension Initiative signed in Belgrade

On the 15th of January, 2020, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Dialogue Southeast Europe signed a Cooperation Agreement with the European Fund for the Balkans and Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund in Belgrade. The partners stated they were looking forward to continuing and deepening their collaboration on social policy development and raising awareness in that field.


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01/21/2020

Progressive Leadership Program 2019

In 2019, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung organized another rendition of the annual Progressive Leadership Program. Twenty-four young progressive activists and civil society representatives from eight countries of the Balkan region (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Slovenia and Croatia) gathered between June and November in Belgrade, Budva and Zagreb to discuss problems that they are faced with and how young people can become agents of social change within their respective communities.


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12/19/2019

The Social Dimension of Enlargement Policy: Vienna

On 13th of December, Karl Renner Institute in Vienna hosted a round table titled “European Integration – An update on the Western Balkans”. The event gathered representatives from the Party of European Socialists, European Union, experts and organizations working in the region.


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