In what ways the EU can improve the credibility of its policies towards the Western Balkans?

THE HAGUE – Serbian accession process to the EU, regional cooperation and good neighbourly relations are some of the topics which will be discussed at the event “Serbia, The Western Balkans and the EU“, jointly organised by the Clingendael Institute and the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG).

How the EU and its Member States can strike a balance between effective engagement and detrimental politicisation in the enlargement process, specifically asking in what ways the EU can improve the credibility of its policies towards the Western Balkans will be discussed during the first panel.

The second panel will deal with regional cooperation and good neighbourly relations. Specifically, the negotiations between Serbia and Kosovo on land swapping in the context of good neighbourly relations and stability on a regional level will be addressed.

The speakers’ list includes Srđan Majstorović from the European Policy Centre in Belgrade, Marko Kmezić from the University of Graz, Natasha Wunsch coming from ETH Zürich, Adnan Ćerimagić from the European Stability Initiative, Danijel Tadić from the Foundation Max van der Stoel and Tena Prelec from the London School of Economics.