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The Western Balkans in transition

The Western Balkans in transition

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Published by European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs in Brussels, Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European Union -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Foreign economic relations,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs
    SeriesEnlargement papers -- no. 23
    ContributionsEuropean Commission. Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 89 p. :
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15486151M
    ISBN 109289459751

    Embracing Democracy in the Western Balkans In struggling to find a viable US policy to deal with the conflict in Libya, President Obama recently observed that his administration sought to "prevent a repeat of something like what occurred in the Balkans in the '90s," referring to Western inaction while regional warfare and massacres took place. : Balkans into Southeastern Europe, A Century of War and Transition () by Lampe, John and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(1).

    In FNF started its work in the Western Balkans. Since it has worked from its office in Belgrade. Working from Serbia, a key country in the region, FNF offers its partners political education, political dialogue and consultation. Mazower has achieved something remarkable with this book a clear, readable, measured historical overview of a complex region in just pages that explains the factors underlying the violent conflicts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, concentrating on the transition from peasant societies, organised by religious community under the Ottoman empire, to modern nation states/5.

    This chapter reviews macroeconomic developments in the Western Balkans over the past 15 years. The countries of the region underwent substantial changes as they made the transition toward a . Our book provides case studies of specific public policy reform episodes in selected Western Balkan post-conflict and transition countries. The focus of these case studies extends beyond the technical aspects and entails substantive examination of the policy actors, constituencies and politics that ultimately shape the policy that emerges from.


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Get this from a library. Western Balkans in transition. [European Commission. Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs.;] -- Recoge: Part A: Regional overview: 1. Sustained growth in the Western Balkans - 2. Economic growth and government - 3. Regulatory policies and economic growth in transition economies - 4.

Export-led. Get this from a library. The Western Balkans in transition. [European Commission. Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs.;] -- Recoge: Part A; Regional overview: 1. Main economic trends in the Western Balkans - 2. The financial sector in the Western Balkans -- Part B; Country Analysis: 3.

Albania - 4. Bosnia and Herzegovina. This books draws a comparative balance of twenty years’ international media assistance in the five countries of the Western Balkans. The central question was what happens to imported models when they are transposed onto the newly evolving media systems of transitional : Tarik Jusic, Kristina Irion.

The small, open economies of the Western Balkans* are at various stages of progress on three transitions: the transition to market economy, the transition to EU membership, and the transition to high-income status.

The first transition started in the s and its ultimate completion will help advance the second. Progress.

This book explores the ambiguous role played by civil society in the processes of state-building, democratization and post-conflict reconstruction in the Western Balkans challenging the assumption that civil society is always a force for good by analysing civil society actors and their effects in post-communist and post-conflict : Western Balkan Economies in Transition: Recent Economic and Social Developments (Societies and Political Orders in Transition) - Kindle edition by Osbild, Reiner, Bartlett, Will.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Western Balkan Economies in Transition: Recent Economic and Social Author: Reiner Osbild, Will Bartlett.

This book provides a critical examination of NATO's evolving strategic and operational roles in the Western Balkans since the disintegration of Yugoslavia inwith a particular focus on Author: Roberto Belloni. Over the last 15 years, the countries of the Western Balkans have undergone a major economic transformation, and many are unrecognizable compared with where they stood at the turn of the century.

However, convergence has stalled, and without a courageous reform push, Western Balkan countries cannot expect to attract the scale of investment. This book explores the ambiguous role played by civil society in the processes of state-building, democratization and post-conflict reconstruction in the Western Balkans challenging the assumption that civil society is always a force for good by analysing civil society actors and their effects in post-communist and post-conflict transition.

This book compares the results of twenty years of international media assistance in the five countries of the western Balkans. It asks what happens to imported models when they are applied to newly evolving media systems in societies in transition.

Nevertheless, the controversial term ’Western Balkans’, invented as a seeming mask of political correctness, testifies to prevailing prejudice and obstacles to the process of European integration.

The Green transition and the Digital transformation will play a central role in relaunching and modernising the economies of the Western Balkans. Investing in clean and digital technologies and capacities, together with a circular economy, will help create jobs and growth.

This book explores the economic and social development of the Western Balkan region, a group of six countries that are potential candidates for EU membership. It focuses on the key economic issues facing these countries, including the challenge of promoting economic growth, limiting public deficits and debt, and fostering international trade.

Looking to the future and the implications for policy change, European Integration and Transformation in the Western Balkans provides a new theoretical and empirical focus on this little understood area.

The book will be of interest to scholars and students of EU politics, comparative democratisation, post-communist transitions and Balkan area.

This is the seventh issue of the "Western Balkans in Transition", which was coordinated by staff within the Unit "Economies of Candidate and Potential Candidate Countries" in the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs – Directorate for File Size: 1MB.

Trade plays an important role in the EU's efforts to promote peace, stability, freedom and economic prosperity in the Western Balkans. Trade picture. For all of the Western Balkan partners, the EU is the leading trade partner accounting for over 72% of the region's total trade; while the region's share of overall EU trade is only %.

By the end of the decade the enlargement prospect became increasingly intangible. Western Balkan states became stuck in a grey zone between integration into the EU and isolation.

They lived in a condition of ‘permanent transition’ without any certainty about their political : Roberto Belloni. for democratic transition, at Conference - The reasons for the stagnation of NATO integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina- Regional Context and the Future, in Sarajevo, April The way to deter a crisis is through speed of THE CASE FOR MORE NATO IN THE WESTERN BALKANS.

The countries of the Western Balkans are working to build truly peaceful and democratic societies where institutions of governance are transparent, accountable, and responsive, and citizens are engaged, empowered, and assertive—realizing the vision of a just, sustainable, and peaceful Western Balkans.

The Fund supports efforts of civil society groups, governmental. This book explores the economic and social development of the Western Balkan region, a group of six countries that are potential candidates for EU membership.

Topics include the challenge of promoting economic growth, limiting public deficits and debt, and fostering international trade relations. Embracing Democracy in the Western Balkans offers a comparative, cross-regional study of the politics and economics of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo, and Albania from to the present.

It was during this period that the .The problem with the book is that it barely skims the surface of most of the destinations it covers. (If it isn't clear from the title, "Western Balkans" translates to 4/5(10).All in all, Lonely Planet's Western Balkans is a decent enough guide for those who intend to do some country hopping in the region and don't want to carry individual country guides.

I felt that the more truly 'Balkan' areas (from Albania to Montenegro and Bosnia) were given a better (and more heartfelt) treatment than Croatia, and it loses a.