Conference: “Visegrad Group and the Western Balkans - what is next for the two regions?
Analytica think tank in partnership with the Embassy of Poland in Skopje and the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) on 18 May organised a one-day conference “Visegrad Group and the Western Balkans - what is next for the two regions?
The following issues were discussed:
- The role of the V4 cooperation in Central Europe and within the EU
- Relations between V4 and the Western Balkans
- How is the Western Balkans perceived among the V4 countries?
- What effects did the migrant crisis have on the V4-WB cooperation?
Apart from the Centre for Eastern Studies from Warsaw, representatives from other think tanks across the V4 counties were present at the conference and shared their views on the V4 – Western Balkans relations. These involved: Institute for International Relations (UMV), Prague, Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA) Bratislava and the Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT) from Budapest.