16 October 2019
Zagreb – ESI meets policy makers and participates in round table on the upcoming Croatian EU presidency
Adnan Cerimagic speaking at a round table in Zagreb. Photo: ESI
Adnan Cerimagic speaking at a round table in Zagreb. Photo: ESI

ESI analyst Adnan Cerimagic participated in a round table discussion titled "The Western Balkans in the European Union: What role for the Berlin Process after Poznan and ahead of the Croatian presidency of the Council?", organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Dialog Südosteuropa, the Institute for Development and International Relations (IRMO) Zagreb, and the Austro-French Institute for Rapprochement in Europe (CFA/ÖFZ).

Adnan presented ESI's research on EU and Western Balkans and our ideas regarding the upcoming Croatia's EU presidency, in particular related to measuring and incentivizing reforms in the Western Balkans, the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, the opening of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania, and the visa liberalization process for Kosovo.

Adnan also met with politicians, diplomats and officials in charge for the upcoming EU presidency in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Parliament, as well as with journalists. He gave an interview for the public broadcaster in Zagreb.

Adnan Cerimagic spoke about ESI's work and ideas on Croatian public television. Photo: ESI
Adnan Cerimagic spoke about ESI's work and ideas on Croatian public television. Photo: ESI