News

2024

February

19 February 2024

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic briefed the European Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag on EU accession talks with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

13 February 2024

At the "Balkan Breakfast" organised by DGAP, ESI's Adnan Cerimagic presented research on Kosovo-Serbia relations.

4 February 2024

Gerald Knaus was invited by Aydan Özoğuz, Vice President of the German Bundestag, to speak at the SPD Hamburg migration working group, joined by other interested party members.

1 February 2024

Gerald Knaus spoke at the German Federal Police on irregular migration, stressing the importance of international cooperation to manage migration effectively.

January

27 January 2024

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on how to depoliticise migration at the aha Festival. The aha Festival is a science festival that merges interactive events with contemporary scientific topics, aiming to spark curiosity. It addresses a non-specialist public.

25 January 2024

Adnan Cerimagic took part in the “Balkan breakfast” on the elections in Serbia.

24 January 2024

Gerald Knaus was invited by MP Axel Müller, a German judge and politician of the Christian Democratic Union, to visit the city of Ravensburg in Southern Germany.

23 January 2024

Gerald Knaus met with MPs from different party groups to discuss the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s (PACE) decision to suspend Azerbaijan from the Council of Europe.

18 January 2024

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a brainstorming on political, economic and security developments in Bosnia organised by the German Federal Foreign Office. 

18 January 2024

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a discussion titled “Solidarity, criticism, propaganda: How does the Eastern Europe view the Middle East?”

17 January 2024

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on “Strategies for a humane migration and refugee policy” organised by the Philipp Kraft Foundation. 

2023

December

15 December 2023

Gerald Knaus gave a briefing at the Foreign Press Association on migration and what to expect for 2024.

15 December 2023

Gerald Knaus gave a lecture at the NATO Defence College on “Nationalist war, democratic peace: Lessons from the Balkans”.

15 December 2023

Adnan Cerimagic took part in the “Balkan breakfast” on the outcomes of the European Council December meeting.

13 December 2023

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on migration at the embassy of the Republic of Korea.

12 December 2023

Kristof Bender participated in a workshop on “The challenges of the Western Balkans in the European integration process with special focus on the geopolitical situation and the influence of external actors” organised by the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES). 

11 December 2023

Kristof Bender participated at the “Europe’s Futures Mid-Year Conference 2023/24” organised by the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) and ERSTE Foundation in cooperation with the Atlantic Council.

11 December 2023

Gerald Knaus gave a workshop on “Powerful words – writing and advocacy for impact" for students taking the European Integration and Global Studies course at the Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE).

8 December 2023

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a discussion on “Migration Deals: a Win-Win-Situation?” organised by the Duitsland Instituut. He also had meetings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the migration policy, especially safe third country agreements. 

5 December 2023

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a panel discussion titled “European Commission’s country reports 2023” organised by the International University Burch.