Policy Recommendations presented by the students to the Members of the European Parliament

On June 29, 2020 student teams from 7 universities– the Belgrade University, Serbia, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, the International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the University of Montenegro, Podgorica and the Academy of Economic Studies, Chisinau, Moldovahad an opportunity to present their Policy Recommendation to the Members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament. 

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Get to know Serbia 2020 better, before you react hastily to the demands of a compromised group of people who have captured the concept of the democratic opposition in Serbia

Open letter of CEAS Director Jelena Milic to MEPs - Tanja Fajon, Klemen Groselj and Viola von Cramon regarding their support for the request to form an EC expert group due to the alleged capture of the media and the state in Serbia, submitted by members of the Alliance for Serbia: Freedom and Justice Party, Democratic Party, People's Party, Dveri, the Movement for Reversal and the Trade Union "Sloga", as well as the Civic Platform and the "Free Serbia" Movement. 

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CEAS Press Release - Do Not Withdraw From Multinational Operations

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies from Belgrade (CEAS) expresses concern over the announcement that there is a possibility that the recent decision of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, to freeze all military exercises and activities with all partners for the next six months, will extend to the participation of Serbian forces in “peacekeeping missions". The possibility of such a decision, that was announced to the public by the Minister of Defense, Aleksandar Vulin, who also advocates it professionally, would be detrimental to our country on many levels.

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CEAS press release: On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of the Goraždevac massacre and voting on the Law on the Protection of the KLA War Values at the Kosovo Assembly

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) from Belgrade regrets that the deeply controversial draft Law on the Protection of the ​​ Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) War Values was submitted for consideration to the Kosovo Assembly, and exactly on the 17th anniversary of the Goraždevac massacre, when the children Pantelija Dakić (12) and Ivan Jovović (19) were killed, and Marko Bogićević (12), Dragana Srbljak (13), Bogdan Bukumirić (14) and Đordje Ugrenović  (20) were seriously injured, while swimming in the river Bistrica, Kosovo and Metohija, on 13 August 2003. For this crime, as well as for more than a thousand of killed Serbs and members of other ethnicities, literally no one in Kosovo and Metohija has ever been held accountable!

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CEAS press release regarding the systemic criminalization of citizens' associations conducted by Serbian national frequency television stations, MPs and tabloids

The Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) welcomes the financial control of media workers and citizens' associations (CA) to be carried out by the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering (APML). At present time, we do not perceive it as an undue pressure, but we hope that certain concerns regarding the procedure will be resolved as soon as possible, as it is in the mutual interest. We emphasize that the recently published list is incomplete, as we are informed by the journalists who published it, so it’s not quite clear how it is determined who exactly is under pressure. Contrary to many on the list, CEAS is not of the opinion that the APML criminalized us by putting our name on it, since it did not publish the list, nor did it put us in that context later, in the statements made by its representatives.

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