ESI holds a seminar on Perspectives on South East European enlargement, presenting and discussing fresh research with representatives of South East European think tanks. Eggert Hardten, Kristof Bender, Verena Knaus, Alex Stiglmayer, Nigar Goksel and Gerald Knaus present ESI’s most recent research. The seminar is sponsored by Rockefeller Brothers Foundation. The 2 day event is held in the heart of Vienna in the historic meeting room of Erste Bank.
Think tanks and organizations that participate are from Kosovo, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia-Hercegovina. It is also decided to create a new network of young policy oriented think tanks that undertake serious empirical research throughout South Eastern Europe.