EU accession

thumbnailJudicial dispute could hurt Serbia's EU bid, experts say
2014-12-04The on-going lawyers' strike has kept Serbia's judiciary sector blocked for more than two months, derailing a field that is crucial to the country's European integration.
thumbnailEuropean Commission reports on Balkans' accession progress
2014-12-01Serbia has achieved several reforms and is on its way toward EU membership, while BiH is still stagnating in political deadlock, the EC said.
thumbnailEU urges new BiH government to get to work on reforms, integration
2014-11-12The newly elected government is expected to focus on reforms and lead the country towards European integration.
thumbnailRegional police benefit from introducing EU standards, practices
2014-09-02Nations are sharing ways to accomplish the goals of community policing.
thumbnailGermany takes leading role in promoting EU integration for Balkans
2014-07-17Germany is taking a leadership role in the Balkans' integration to the European Union.
thumbnailAlbania excited to obtain EU candidate status
2014-06-27Albanians cheer the decision but say the country faces many challenges ahead.
thumbnailEU urges BiH to implement economic projects
2014-06-18Officials say EU-funded initiatives will foster economic growth and anti-corruption efforts.
thumbnailExperts are confident Albania will obtain EU candidate status
2014-06-16The optimism is based on the recent European Commission recommendation for candidate membership status.
thumbnailBlog site helps bridge EU, western Balkans
2014-05-19A blog site that focuses on EU integration for the western Balkans brings together policy-makers, analysts and students to debate regional issues.
thumbnailEU pledges to assist Serbia's accession process
2014-05-16The government will tackle three fundamental accession tasks: reforms, economic measures and normalising relations with Pristina.
thumbnailMacedonia marks Europe Day
2014-05-15Thousands of Macedonians participated in events to celebrate Europe Day across the country.
thumbnailEnd of SAA negotiations marks new chapter for Kosovo
2014-05-12The agreement will secure Kosovo's EU future once it is ratified.
thumbnailCroatia backing Balkan European agenda
2014-05-02Croatia's plans to push a Balkan agenda within the EU are shown by non-paper on BiH.
thumbnailUnder Vucic, Serbia to focus on EU and reforms
2014-04-24Aleksandar Vucic said his cabinet's priorities will be the continuation of European integration and judicial and economic reforms.
thumbnailEU changes its economic approach toward the Balkans
2014-04-21The Union sets new criteria for membership candidate countries and potential candidates.
thumbnailRegional countries to seek EU observer status
2014-03-31A new initiative proposes EU member candidate states be given an opportunity to more readily present their views in Brussels.
thumbnailMoldova's pro-European course 'can only lead to a better life'
2014-03-19Moldova's effort to maintain a pro-European course is a positive example for Ukraine and other countries in the region that aspire to EU membership, experts and officials say.
thumbnailBloggers: 'The victory of the Ukrainian people is our victory'
2014-02-28The crisis in Ukraine might speed up the EU accession process for candidate countries in the region, bloggers and analysts say.
thumbnailEU warns Balkan nations about illegal waste depots, poor waste management
2014-02-17Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.
thumbnailAlbania and Kosovo form strategic partnership
2014-01-22The two countries significantly expand bi-lateral relations.
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