25 August 2018
Alpbach – ESI takes part at panel on "New perspectives on EU enlargement"
Photo: ESI
Photo: ESI

ESI's analyst Adnan Cerimagic took part at an opening ceremony of the Political Symposium of the European Forum Alpbach in Austria where he spoke on “New perspectives on EU enlargement.”

Adnan spoke against changes of borders along ethnic lines in the Western Balkans and presented some of ESI's ideas on the future of EU enlargement to the Western Balkans.

Other panelists included EU commissioner in charge for enlargement, Johannes Hahn, presidents of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, Slovenia, Borut Pahor, Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, and Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic.

Adnan's full speech is available at “The Anti-Lausanne Principle – How (not) to set the Balkans aflame again” as well as his post-conference op-ed in Politico Europe, “Redrawing Balkan borders would be a fatal mistake.”

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