News

2023

January

24 January 2023

Gerald Knaus participated in a panel debate organised by the Atlantic Council in Washington D.C. on countering political corruption.

23 January 2023

Gerald Knaus spoke at a side event at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the PACE debate on political prisoners in Azerbaijan on 23 January 2013.

19 January 2023

Gerald Knaus was invited to a discussion on migration, democracy and political organised by the law firm baum reiter & collegen.

16 January 2023

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online discussion titled “Let’s talk about what is new in the Western Balkans?”

4 January 2023

Gerald Knaus was invited to speak on “Migration and flight in Europe and possible solutions for 2023” at the new year’s retreat of Austria’s Social Democratic Party (SPÖ). 

2022

December

23 December 2022

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic participated in a discussion on the “European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina at times of insecurity.”

16 December 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in online consultations titled “Defining New Paradigm of EU Enlargement Strategy to Western Balkans, Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia.”

16 December 2022

Kristof Bender attended an alumni meeting of the Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence. 

15 December 2022

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to give an online presentation on “Acting exemplary, talking populist? We (Austrians) and the refugees?”, organised by the Social-Democratic Teachers Association of Upper Austria.

14 December 2022

ESI's Gerald Knaus argued that European refugee policy has become a policy of violence with deaths in the Mediterranean, mistreatment by state organs and pushbacks, and migrants being instrumentalised to fan the fear of uncontrolled mass migration.

14 December 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a closed-door discussion hosted by the European Council on Foreign Relation titled “Transatlantic agenda for Bosnia and Herzegovina.”

13 December 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online discussion titled “Should we speed up EU enlargement?”

12 December 2022

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a meeting organised by the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies Strategy (SCEEUS) to develop goals for a new policy for Eastern Europe ahead of the incoming Swedish EU presidency.

12 December 2022

ESI's Kristof Bender participated at a seminar on "A Resilient Europe in Uncharted Waters" bringing together fellows of the Europe's Futures programme of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) from Vienna with Italian think tankers.

8 December 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a closed-door workshop titled “Balkans 360: Regional Developments and Dynamics, External Actors and Transatlantic Perspectives”.

6 December 2022

ESI's Gerald Knaus said that restoring lawful and humane borders and discouraging irregular migration requires migration cooperation with countries of origin and safe third countries.

5 December 2022

In the delegation’s meetings, ESI' Gerald Knaus argued that the upcoming Swedish EU presidency can help building a free Europe, including Ukraine and Moldova this winter.

1 December 2022

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on “Turning point: The Future of Europe after the War”, organised by the Hamburg Initiative for Human Rights (HIM).

November

30 November 2022

ESI's Gerald Knaus spoke about the situation of refugees in the Republic of Moldova, the effect the war between Russia and Ukraine has had on the country’s energy sector, and the impact of pro-Russian propaganda and disinformation within Moldova.

28 November 2022

ESI Gerald Knaus argued that the EU must continue to provide financial support, weapons, aid, and accommodation to the Ukrainian refugees that will come during the winter months.