BELGRADE – Conference titled “Bringing Chapters 23 and 24 to Life: How to Make Integration Closer to the Citizens?” is taking place in the capital of Serbia on Thursday, 12 December.
The focus of the conference will be analysis of the situation in key negotiating Chapters 23 and 24, as well as the problems of the media coverage of these topics and the challenges of bringing them closer to citizens.
The conference is organised within the project “Support for independent reporting on European integrations of Serbia with a special emphasis on Chapters 23 and 24” by the Prague-based Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM and European Western Balkans portal, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
The first panel discussion, focusing on the state of Chapters 23 and 24 in the negotiation process of Serbia, will feature Jana Juzova, Research Fellow at the EUROPEUM Institute, Milan Antonijević, Director of the Open Society Foundation in Serbia, Vladimir Međak,Vice President of the European Movement in Serbia and Tanja Ignjatović, Programme Coordinator at the Autonomous Women’s Center.
The topic of the second panel will be the reporting on the topics concerning Chapters 23 and 24 in the media. It will gather journalists Aleksandar Roknić from Danas daily, Danica Vučenić from FoNet news agency, Milica Šarić from Centre for Investigative Journalism of Serbia and Maja Divac, former host of Evronet.
The event will be opened by Tomaš Kuchta, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Serbia and Nikola Burazer, Executive Editor of the European Western Balkans portal.