News

2022

September

21 September 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a discussion titled “Upcoming elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.”

20 September 2022

ESI deputy chairman Kristof Bender will participate in a panel discussion about Kosovo’s visa liberalisation: Can we hope for progress soon. 

20 September 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to speak about the prospects of further EU enlargement in the Balkans. 

16 September 2022

ESI organised, together with the IWM and Erste Stiftung, its third Hittisau Seminar, gathering a small group of concerned Europeans in Hittisau in the Austrian mountains to discuss how impactful writing might change politics in Europe. 

15 September 2022

Kristof Bender will speak on 15 September 2022 at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) on a panel about “Ukraine, the Western Balkans and How to Revive the Broken EU Accession Process”. 

9 September 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited for a discussion on migration, EU asylum policies, borders, and human rights with a group of Dutch MPs from the foreign affairs committee at the Dutch embassy in Berlin.

2 September 2022

Kristof Bender, Adnan Cerimagic and John Dalhuisen were invited to the European Forum Alpbach in Austria where they presented ESI's analysis on a revived EU enlargement process and on human rights advocacy.

2 September 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a panel on “Opening the internal market on the way of the EU accession? Opportunity for Ukraine”, at the Prague Forum 2000.

1 September 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a presentation on “What kind of Europe do we need?” at the Jesuit House in Prague.

August

23 August 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a Zoom webinar titled “Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 2 October Election: Opportunities, Threats and the Youth Vote.”

9 August 2022

Gerald Knaus met with Svenja Schulze, Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development to discuss German aid to Ukraine. 

July

18 July 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a closed door discussion titled “Discussion on the current state of affairs in Bosnia and Herzegovina?”

12 July 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to set the scene for the “Article 17 dialogue seminar on the humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine” at the European Parliament

9 July 2022

Gerald Knaus travelled to Cyprus to conduct field research on migrants and asylum seekers.

7 July 2022

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a townhall discussion titled “Anti-corruption as a security strategy: How can the reform of the judiciary help political stabilization of Bosnia and Herzegovina?”

4 July 2022

Adnan Cerimagic spoke at an online panel discussion on how to make EU enlargement work organised by the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG), the European Fund for the Balkans, and the Southeast Europe Association (SOG).

3 July 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to give a speech on the “Listening path on refugees 1938-1945 along the border in the Rhine Valley” organised by the Jewish Museum Hohenems.

June

30 June 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a debate on “Understanding Poland” / “War Refugees and Migrants? The German-Polish Migration Policy”, organised by the German television channel Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB).

28 June 2022

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic spoke on ESI‘s research and analysis at the conference “The lighthouse of a better Balkans” organised by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP). The conference was attended by diplomats posted in Serbia and local politicians, as well as civil society members from the region.

25 June 2022

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in the event “Security in Change – How Politics Can Organise Social Cohesion in Times of Crisis” organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.