News

2021

July

16 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a workshop organised by the University of Freiburg on the migration through the Western Balkans. 

13 July 2021

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online session of the Balkan Dialogues titled "Public health in the region in the context of the pandemic."

7 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online debriefing on the Berlin Process 2021 Summit on the Western Balkans. 

7 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online discussion co-organised by a Sarajevo-based think tank Foreign Policy Initiative BH and the Sarajevo office of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, on the future of transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the role of the Transport Community.

1 July 2021

ESI’s Kristof Bender participated in the Prespa Forum Dialogue at Lake Ohrid where he presented ESI's proposal to open the EU Single Market to the Balkans to overcome the current stalemate in the EU accession process.

June

29 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic discussed ESI's research and analysis on  the Western Balkans in regard to how to stop the negative spiral of nationalist populism and restore EU’s leverage in the Balkans.

24 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic gave a lecture on the “Power Relations in the Western Balkans” at the Antall Jozsef Summer Schoo, where he presented ESI's research and analysis. 

23 June 2021

ESI's Kristof Bender participated at the "Europe's Futures Cres Symposium 2021" where he spoke about the EU's role in the deadlock of Western Balkans enlargement.

21 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a workshop on the 30 Year Break-Up of Yugoslavia, where he presented ESI‘s research and analysis on the Western Balkans. 

18 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic presented ESI's work on EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans in a roundtable discussion. 

17 June 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a panel discussion organised by Caritas Austria for World Refugee Day 2021, where he outlined ESI’s proposal for a new, humane approach against the background of the EU Commission’s proposal for an asylum and migration pact.

16 June 2021

Gerald Knaus presented ESI’s proposal to opening the EU Single Market to the Balkans as a credible goal in the accession process for the Western Balkan nations at the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft (SOG) and discussed Slovenia’s second EU Council Presidency.

12 June 2021

Gerald Knaus participated in a panel discussion on the film "My Way – The story of Hussain Hussaini – one who survived", where he spoke about the current situation of refugees and migrants

7 June 2021

Gerald Knaus presented his book “Welche Grenzen brauchen wir?” on the future of asylum and migration policy at the Freiburger Montagsgesellschaft. 

4 June 2021

Gerald Knaus gave a lecture on International Approaches to Migration Policy and Fighting the Causes of Flight at the Federation of Social Democratic Academics in Vienna. 

2 June 2021

Gerald Knaus presented his book “Welche Grenzen brauchen wir?” on the future of asylum and migration policy at Urania Berlin.

May

31 May 2021

Gerald Knaus participated in a panel discussion on "Moria and then" at lit.Cologne with Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister and Minister for Immigration and Asylum, and Isabel Schayani. 

27 May 2021

Gerald Knaus gave an online lecture at the Linköping University in Sweden on European Migration and Asylum Policy. 

20 May 2021

Adnan Cerimagic spoke with students from the Ljubljana University on ESI's research and analysis on the relations between the EU and the Western Balkans. 

18 May 2021

Gerald Knaus was awarded the Bruno Kreisky Prize recognition award for the Political Book 2020, for his recently published book “Welche Grenzen brauchen wir?”