Are Western Balkan citizens EU-friendly?

Kursnummer: 17518

Part 12: Are Western Balkan citizens EU-friendly? FYROM and Serbia.

When:  Monday, 19 November 2018, from 9:30 to 12:30
Where: Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstrasse 35, 1010 Vienna
Seminar language: English
Registration Deadline:  16 November 2018, 12AM

Cooperation project: forum journalismus und medien and the European Commission Representation in Austria.



EU enlargement towards the Western Balkans stands high on Brussels and Vienna’s political agendas. However, there is no clear deadline in sight for the EU membership. Are the citizens tired of waiting? How does the local population perceive the EU and its values? Is there an understanding what EU stands for?

Journalist Ana Petruševa, director of BIRN, Macedonia, explores the situation in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, while anthropologist Maja Bobić, vice president of the European Movement in Serbia, analyses the situation in Serbia.



Ana Petruševa, journalist, director of BIRN, Macedonia.

Maja Bobić, anthropologist, vice president of the European Movement in Serbia.



Presentations, Q&A, dialogue


Target Groups

Journalists from the Austrian and Austria-based media, foreign and national news desks.

Maximum number of participants: 15



Read the provided material before the session.


Further Questions

For additional information about the session, contact Mirjana Tomic, seminar manager,, or call 0043 676 365 26 93

Mirjana Tomić develops and manages fjum_Kontext information sessions on current international affairs. Her international career encompasses journalism, media and political analyses, public outreach and university lecturing. She holds a BA degree in Political Science from Brandeis University, US, and an MA from El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico.

19.11.201809:30 - 12:30
kostenlos. Anmeldung erforderlich.
Maja Bobić, Ana Petruševa
Haus der EU
Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Wien