KEEP EYES AND MINDS WIDE OPEN WHEN DEALING WITH SERBIA INDEED!

Jelena Milic’s, director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies, Belgrade, Serbia case study

The case study suggests several principles for U.S. and other experts reporting on the Western Balkans in the second decade of the 21st century, and in particular on Serbia Kosovo relations and possible outlook of an agreement on formalization of relations  based on her  assessment of October 2019 report "Five Principles for U.S. Special Envoy to Guide Peace Talks Between Kosovo and Serbia" by  Luke Coffey and Daniel Kochis. In the mentioned report the authors, among other things, invite Amb. Richard Grenell  the new U.S. envoy for Belgrade –Pristina peace talks, to be patient with Kosovo’s progress and to keep eyes wide open when dealing with Serbia. 

Note - CEAS Correction:

In the first version of the document posted on our website, Bulgaria was mistakenly noted as a EU member state which did not recognize Kosovo’s independence. Current version of the PDF document, attached below is the one with corrected text. CEAS apologizes for this oversight.

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What a Difference a Year Makes - Comparative reading and analysis of the April 2018 and August 2019 draft versions of the National Security and Defense Strategies

In the new Report, What a Difference a Year Makes, the Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade (CEAS) presents a comparative analysis of the draft versions of the new National Security Strategy (NSS) and National Defense Strategy (NDS), which the government of the Republic of Serbia approved on 8th August 2019 and passed on to the National Assembly for consideration, in versions that had undergone public discussion back in the spring of 2018. Bearing in mind all the significant changes of circumstances on global, regional and local level that have happened since spring 2018 on one hand, and some significant nuances in the  new versions of Serbian strategic documents endorsed in late summer 2019 on the other, CEAS calls this report – What a Difference a Day Makes - a tribute to its songwriters in Spanish and English, and especially to Dinah Washington and her legendary album What a diff”rence a day makes!

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RASHOMON - New CEAS Report - Analysis of the bilateral relations between Serbia and China and their impact on the continuation of Serbia's democratization, EU integration and cooperation with NATO and the Member States

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade, Serbia, has published a new report titled RASHOMON - Analysis of the bilateral relations between Serbia and China and their impact on the continuation of Serbia's democratization, EU integration and cooperation with NATO and the Member States.

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Promoting Democratic Values Among Youth – University Debates 2018/2019- Key Findings of the Survey

In 2018/2019, MESA10 from Bratislava, Slovakia and Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade, Serbia jointly implemented sixth round of Student University debates, a project supported by National Endowment for democracy from USA. We continued to work with two Universities from Serbia (the University of Belgrade and University of Novi Sad) and two from Slovakia (Comenius University of Bratislava and Matej Bel University of Banska Bystrica) as partners for the project. The project expanded to include a University from: Bosnia and Herzegovina (International University of Sarajevo), from Montenegro (University of Montenegro) and from Moldova (Academy of Economic Studies of Chisinau).

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FROM MOSCOW WITHOUT LOVE

Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade presents its new analysis FROM MOSCOW WITHOUT LOVE - on the occasion of 16th anniversary of the assassination of the Serbian Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic, 20th anniversary of NATO bombing of Former Republic of Yugoslavia and 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO – the Kremlin structures against Djindjic’s dream of Serbia.

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CEAS New Comprehensive Research “Public Opinion Poll: Euro-Atlantic Integration and Dialogue Between Belgrade and Pristina”

Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade presented comprehensive research results „Euro-Atlantic Integration and Dialogue Between Belgrade and Pristina“ which CEAS commissioned from the Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CeSID). Reaserch was conducted in early November 2018 on a representative sample of 1.010 citizens of Serbia with Computer-assisted telephones interviewing (CATI) technique.

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