The Western Balkans and Its EU Integration: 2015 Comparative Overview

A comprehensive analysis of the EC’s country reports has been lacking on the regional level. There have been efforts by CSOs at country level to provide a systematic input to the annual country reports and to the strategy through the so-called “shadow reports”, primarily intended to provide objective assessment of the accession process by the civil sector, which then served as an additional source for the Commission in monitoring and evaluation of the countries’ progress. This is the first structured attempt to provide an independent regional analysis and follow-up of EC country reports on the Western Balkan countries, on the basis of a harmonised methodology and unique approach by a group of CSOs from the region.

You can access the contents of the publication via the following links:

  1. The Western Balkans and Its EU Integration: 2015 Comparative Overview 
  2. Appendices: Analysis and follow-up of the EC country reports 2015 for MontenegroSerbiaMacedoniaAlbaniaKosovo;
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The contributors to the regional analysis are: