EC accepted strategy for a credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans
In his speech on the state of the EU, President Juncker defined the accepted strategy as a credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans reaffirming the European future of the region as a geostrategic investment in a stable, strong and united Europe based on common values . The document outlines the main priorities and areas of joint co-operation to address the key challenges facing the Western Balkans, and in particular the need for major reforms and good neighboring relations.
Six major initiatives EU will undertake in the coming years supporting the efforts for transforming the Western Balkans into a region of mutual interest, namely strengthening the rule of law, enhanced cooperation on border security, expanding the energy EU including Western Balkans, lowering roaming levels, providing broadband access to the region.
Cooperation with organizations from the Western Balkans is one of the priorities of the project “Civil Dialogue for Development”.
More information you can find here: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/communication-credible-enlargement-perspective-western-balkans_en.pdf
“CIVIL DIALOGUE FOR DEVELOPMENT” project is implemented by BPID in connection with the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU with the financial support of the European Commission under the Civic Organizations and Local Authorities Program, Contract № CSO-LA / 20171389-142