Café Europe

2015

The good news from Greece

Can Thessaloniki point the way?
Yannis Boutaris. Photo: PreTV.

The good news from Greece

Can Thessaloniki point the way?

2014

Transition and happiness

A Bulgarian paradox?
Playing to a new tune? Musicians in Sofia’s “Gradska gradina” park. Photo: ESI/Kristof Bender

Transition and happiness

A Bulgarian paradox?

Of patriarchs and rebels

Two young women challenge taboos in Kosovo
Jeta Xharra Photo: BIRN

Of patriarchs and rebels

Two young women challenge taboos in Kosovo

Timisoara 2.0

A story of industrial transformation
Unirii square, Timisoara. Photo: PreTV

Timisoara 2.0

A story of industrial transformation

2013

Ending the age of heroes

Ivo Sanader and the battle for a European Croatia
Ivo Sanader. Photo: Geyrhalter Film

Ending the age of heroes

Ivo Sanader and the battle for a European Croatia

2012

The EU as a chance for Croatia’s Serbs

Milorad Pupovac and political change
Milorad Pupovac. Photo: Dalibor Zoric/flickr

The EU as a chance for Croatia’s Serbs

Milorad Pupovac and political change

Before Tudjman, after Tudjman

Ivica Racan and Croatia’ first steps towards the EU

Before Tudjman, after Tudjman

Ivica Racan and Croatia’ first steps towards the EU

From renegade to president

Stipe Mesic and Croatia after Tudjman
Stipe Mesic. Photo: flickr/PanARMENIAN/Vahan Stepanyan

From renegade to president

Stipe Mesic and Croatia after Tudjman

Building a working consensus

Vesna Pusic and Croatia on the way to the EU
Vesna Pusic All photos: courtesy of Vesna Pusic

Building a working consensus

Vesna Pusic and Croatia on the way to the EU

2010

A unifying goal for Bosnia

Adnan Terzic and his European vision
Adnan Terzic. Photo: Cazin.net

A unifying goal for Bosnia

Adnan Terzic and his European vision

Small Montenegro’s big project

Gordana Djurovic and the EU questionnaire
Gordana Djurovic. Photo: Belgrade Security Forum

Small Montenegro’s big project

Gordana Djurovic and the EU questionnaire

The EU as a cohesive glue

Radmila Sekerinska and Macedonia’s membership application
Radmila Sekerinska. Photo: pre tv

The EU as a cohesive glue

Radmila Sekerinska and Macedonia’s membership application

Reviving multi-cultural values

Borjan Jovanovski’s “open window towards Europe”
Borjan Jovanovski presenting “Eurozoom”. Photo: Eurozoom

Reviving multi-cultural values

Borjan Jovanovski’s “open window towards Europe”

The EU as an anchor for peace

Osman Topcagic and Bosnia’s early EU aspirations
Osman Topcagic. Photo: pre tv

The EU as an anchor for peace

Osman Topcagic and Bosnia’s early EU aspirations

Negotiations as a schedule for reforms

Silvana Lyubenova and the free movement of goods
Silvana Lyubenova Photo: Courtesy of Silvana Lyubenova

Negotiations as a schedule for reforms

Silvana Lyubenova and the free movement of goods

Finishing the Romanian revolution

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and the fight against corruption
Alina Mungiu Pippidi Photo: Courtesy of Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Finishing the Romanian revolution

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and the fight against corruption

Marathon man

Mikulas Dzurinda and Slovakia’s race to catch up
Mikulas Dzurinda running the Kosice marathon in 2009. Photo: Marathon-Photos.com

Marathon man

Mikulas Dzurinda and Slovakia’s race to catch up

2009

The EU acquis in practice

Simon Humar and environmental protection
Simon Humar. Photo: Miro Majcen/ESI

The EU acquis in practice

Simon Humar and environmental protection

Slovakia’s crucial moment

Martin Simecka and his view of 1998
Martin M. Simecka Photo: Courtesy of M. Simecka

Slovakia’s crucial moment

Martin Simecka and his view of 1998

Breaching Bulgaria’s Schengen Wall

Nadezhda Mihaylova and visa-free travel
Nadezhda Mihaylova. Photo: NATO

Breaching Bulgaria’s Schengen Wall

Nadezhda Mihaylova and visa-free travel