Rome – ESI discussing EU accession process
ESI's Kristof Bender participated at a seminar on "A Resilient Europe in Uncharted Waters" bringing together fellows of the Europe's Futures programme of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) from Vienna with Italian think tankers. The event, taking place from 11 to 13 December 2022 in Rome, was co-organised by the IWM and the Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) with the support of ERSTE Foundation.
Kristof spoke on a panel with fromer Deputy Prime Minister of North Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov on "EU enlargement or how to bring countries to the table before full membership".
- ESI newsletter: "Elephants in Skopje - Balkan turtle race and Ukraine" (15 July 2022)
- ESI report: "The Balkan Turtle Race" (13 July 2022)
- ESI proposal: "Offer the four freedoms to the Balkans, Ukraine, and Moldova"
- ESI Report: "Escaping the Hamster Wheel: For a reformed, merit-based EU accession process that offers a credible interim goal" (15 January 2020)