Strategy

EU Western Balkans Strategy: On Named and Unnamed Elephants in the Room

The much-awaited new Enlargement Strategy, entitled “The Credible Enlargement Perspective for the Western Balkans” was presented earlier today by the High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissionaire Johannes Hahn during the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Acknowledging the fact that some eighteen years after the launch of the Stabilisation and Association Process (SAP) the EU Western Balkan accession candidates are still far away from actual membership, the Strategy aims to provide a credible enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans...