• Election of a member of the Council for cooperation with and development of the civil sector

    Our Director of the European Policy Institute – Skopje (EPI), Dr. Simonida Kacarska, has applied to the open call. We call the CSOs, which work in the areas of EU integrations and policies in accordance to their statute, to vote for the election of a member in the Council.

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  • CSOs, academic institutions and individuals formed the CIVITAX Group

    The aim of the CIVITAX group is to initiate, analyse, research and advocate for fiscal policies in the broadest sense of the term, which are targeting CSOs, academic institutions and individuals, as well as advocating the legal certainty in this area as a human right.

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  • Commentary of the European Policy Institute on the upcoming referendum

    This week, the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia are expecting a referendum on one of the toughest issues since our independence. The referendum issue binds the acceptance of the Prespa agreement with further progress on the European integration. Through this, we have the opportunity to return on the European road.

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  • Citizens' first! - Regional conference on PAR in Belgrade

    We are proud to announce a two-day regional conference to be held on September 25-26, 2018 in Belgrade, where we will have an open discussion on the public administration reform in the Western Balkans, and present the Regional PAR Monitor Report – one of the key results of our comparative research on monitoring PAR within the WeBER project.

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Effects of SAP instruments on WB6 European Integrations and Regional Cooperation

Europeanization of the Western Balkans (WB) is shadowed by multiple factors on both side – EU and WB states. EU internal challenges (economic crisis, migrant crisis, rising of euroscepticism, etc.) have omitted the Enlargement from Brussels’ agenda for a while. On the other hand...

Application of RIA to the Law on courts

Timeframe: January – December 2018

Location: Skopje and the other three appellate regions (Stip, Bitola and Gostivar)

Budget: 9.991 EUR

The aim of this project is to enhance the...

Benchmarking for EU reform - how effective? BENCHER

Goal: Explore the effectiveness of the EU benchmarking mechanism for the Western Balkans and contribute to improving the benchmarking mechanism as an impetus for EU related reforms in the Western Balkan countries.

Promoting sustainable reintegration of the Roma returnees Macedonia

This is a follow up on the project “Combating barriers for exit: Roma on the Macedonian borders”, implemented in a partnership with KHAM Delchevo. The project will focus on the policies and practices affecting the Roma returnees, including their needs and necessities. The problem...

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Effects of Stabilisation and Association Agreements and CEFTA2006 on WB6 European integration and regional cooperation: Achievements and ways forward



Twelve proposals for EU enlargement from the Western Balkans



Summaries of policy studies by grantees of Network 23+



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Western Balkans 6 AG