The breakdown is over a measure aimed at Golden Dawn.
Kosovo and Montenegro are making efforts to improve the status of minorities.
Presevo Valley Albanians want the same rights as Serbs in northern Kosovo.
Human rights violations continue in the region, according to a recent report by Amnesty International.
Regional civil societies are attempting to stop human trafficking, while providing assistance and education to victims.
An initiative is under way to involve more Roma in the health care system in Macedonia.
The country has made significant gains in advancing tolerance for its 20 national minorities.
Many officials and business leaders see co-operation in agriculture as a boon to the Serbian and Croatian economies.
Lawmakers and experts need to better address the problem of child abuse in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The concept could transform the traditional police reactive service into a service that is more beneficial to citizens and minority groups, experts say.
A recent Council of Europe human rights report noted that Macedonia's legal framework is not discriminative and that human rights are active.
Serbia is facing a public debt crisis and needs to take saving measures immediately, the Fiscal Council of Serbia warns.
Opinions differ on whether street protests are an effective tool.
Cross-border co-ordination between customs and law enforcement agencies is helping to reduce smuggling, human trafficking.
The new party is accused of damaging relations between Albania and EU and undermining minority rights.