What lessons can EU draw from its engagement in Kosovo?
- Created: 06 April 2016
IECEU project analyses best practices and lessons learned in the field of EU conflict prevention and peace building capabilities. It searches for new ways of improving the EU crisis management activities by producing a catalogue of practices, new solutions and approaches.
Centre for European Perspective in cooperation with the US development agency USAID launched training for representatives of the Albanian municipalities in the field of preparation of the EU and other projects
- Created: 05 April 2016
In the framework of the International Development Cooperation of the Republic of Slovenia and in cooperation with the US development agency USAID, Centre for European Perspective started with the implementation of the first four-day training workshop for the representatives of Albanian Municipalities and representatives of regional agencies in the preparation of European and other projects. The focus of the training is on the preparation of the projects at local and regional level. The process of integration of Albania into the EU currently represents the most important challenge and priority of Albania and local government has a significant importance in the promotion of the principles and implementation of EU standards at local level. The first workshop is devoted to the presentation of various financing options and understanding and implementation of the project cycle and project design. Special attention is devoted to the designing of the projects that will be supported by a concrete Slovenian experience. The workshop is attended by 24 participants coming from the Prime Ministry, the Ministry for European Integration, regional agencies and municipalities Korca, Vlora, Kolonje, Fier, Patos, Berat, Lushnje, Kucove, Shkodra and non-governmental organizations.
The first part of the project Strengthening the Independence of Electoral Bodies in Albania is successfully concluded
- Created: 04 April 2016
On 17 and 18 March 2016 Centre for European Perspective (CEP) successfully completed the first part of the project, that continues to provide support to the electoral law reform process in Albania based on OSCE recommendations and recommendations prepared by CEP on the basis of two workshops conducted in 2015.
Farewell to Mr Genscher
- Created: 01 April 2016
Former German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher passed away. He led the German diplomacy at the time when Slovenia gained its independence. He was also the member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for European Perspective. He was 89 years old.
NATO and EU faced with current security issues
- Created: 31 March 2016
Consultation in relation to the preparation of Slovenian authorities to the upcoming EU and NATO summits
On Tuesday, 5th of April, on Jable castle, a consultation meeting will be held in relation to the preparation for the upcoming EU and NATO summits. Meeting, that was created with cooperation between Euro-Atlantic Council of Slovenia and Centre for European perspective, will start at 1pm and will be opened by Dr Gorazd Justinek, Executive Director of CEP and Dr Anton Bebler, President of EASS.
Further on, three panels will be held. First one, called “Positions and proposals on Declaration and other NATO Summit conclusions”, will be moderated by Dr Bebler, and will include following panelists: Mr Primož Šavc, general director of Directorate for Defense policy, MORS and Ms Gaja Peric, Head of Sector for NATO and international operations, MFA.
Training for young entrepreneurs and startups from Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Created: 07 April 2016
Centre for European Perspective is with assistance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and Slovenia’s Development Cooperation in May organizing a training for young entrepreneurs and startups from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Conference ''Migrations and human security'' as part of the Slovenian preparations for the EU Global Strategy
- Created: 21 March 2016
As part of the EU preparations for a new comprehensive foreign policy and security strategy, which will replace the current European Security Strategy from 2003, Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Office of the President of the Republic, Centre for European Perspective, Office of the European Commission in Slovenia and European Union Institute for Security Studies organized a public debate on 21st of March 2016.
High Level Panel Discussion on Migration and Human Security: a strategic approach
- Created: 18 March 2016
An EU Global Strategy 2016 Outreach and Consultation Event
Ljubljana, 21 March 2016, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The European Union is currently working on the elaboration of a comprehensive Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy to steer the Union's action in an increasingly connected, contested and complex international environment. In the run-up to this strategy Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission, has launched a strategic reflection process. This process includes a series of outreach and consultation events in the EU Member States.
Strengthening the Independence of Election Management Bodies; Exchange of Experiences between Albania and Slovenia
- Created: 18 March 2016
A workshop entitled "Strengthening the Independence of Election Management Bodies; Exchange of Experiences between Albania and Slovenia," took place yesterday in the framework of the second phase of a joint project between the Centre for European Perspective (CEP) and the Central Election Commission.
Bilateral meetings with Kosovo Minister of Public Administration and Slovenian Ambassador to the Republic of Kosovo
- Created: 16 March 2016
During the recent visit to Kosovo, CEP renewed its close ties with Kosovo Ministry of Public Administration. CEP and Kosovo have a long history of bilateral cooperation in the framework of the Slovenian Official Development Cooperation, which is financed through the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On March 10th, Kosovo Minister of Public Administration, Mr. Mahir Yagcilar met with Project Manager Ivana Boštjančič Pulko and discussed past, current and future cooperation with CEP.
Regions on the New eAmber and New eSilk Roads Think Tank
- Created: 16 March 2016
On 15th of March 2016, Castle Jable hosted a round table debate, which was prepared in collaboration between Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Centre for European Perspective, called “Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion” and was attended by more than 70 participants.