EU Commission

focus cord 181 november 2019


Are We On The Back Seat Again?

In times when the European Union and its citizens are grappling with global and internal challenges, there is no place for the enlargement process on the list of the top priorities of the new European Commission. Yet that doesn’t mean that the focus will shift away from expectations regarding the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, an improved electoral system and media freedom in Serbia
Violeta Bulc

Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport

Moving to the Fast Track

The Community Treaty will open up the region for business opportunities, while also opening travel perspectives for citizens of the Western Balkans and the...
FIC Serbia conducted the 6th visit to the EU institutions in Brussels 2019

FIC Serbia conducted the 6th visit to the EU institutions in...

With a series of successful meetings with representatives of the European Commission, delegation the Foreign Investors Council (FIC) finalized its visit to Brussels, sixth...
Von der Leyen picks her team

Von der Leyen picks her team

EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have...
David McAllister, European Parliament Rapporteur for Serbia

McAllister: EU Supports Serbia’s European Future

EU institutions will continue to support the European integration of the Western Balkans, according to David McAllister, President of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs...
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Europeans upbeat about the state of the European Union

A new Eurobarometer survey shows a strong increase in citizens' positive perception of the European Union across the board – from the economy to...
Ursula von der Leyen the future President of the European Commission

Ursula von der Leyen the future President of the European Commission

On 16 July 2019, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen the future President of the European Commission. She is the first woman...
EUropean Commission

Key findings of the 2019 Report on Serbia

Political criteria There is an urgent need to create more space for genuine cross-party debate, in order to forge a broad pro-European consensus which is...

Maja Bakran-Marcich, Deputy Director-general of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport

Transportation is About Values, Not Just Roads

Serbia, along with other countries of the Western Balkans, should take a firm commitment to reform its entire transport system. Having new infrastructure without having a regulatory framework that enables safe, interoperable and efficient transport operations is like having a brand new car without tyres: it looks good, but it isn't going anywhere

Serbia remains dedicated to integrated and stable region

Prime Minister Ana Brnabić said today that Serbia remains committed to an integrated and stable region, but that it is not fair to insist...

Johannes Hahn Declared the Ambassador of the Youth Sports Games

European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn was named as the Ambassador of the Youth Sports Games At the ceremony, Johannes Hahn...

EU membership remains absolute foreign policy priority for Serbia

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić met today with Director General of the European Commission's Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement...
Foreign Investors Council FIC

Serbia’s faster integration process still an important goal for FIC

Foreign Investors Council Delegation meets high representatives of the European Commission for the 5th time Foreign Investors Council (FIC) will continue the consultation process with the...

Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner For Regional Policy & Enlargement

Western Balkan EU Prospects Unquestionable

The pace of negotiations depends on the progress countries make in implementing the necessary reforms. Quality goes before speed, but I always say that it is good to be ambitious. The Berlin Process serves to drive that reform programme forward, always with a view to strengthening each country’s preparations to meet their European Integration ambitions – Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Regional Policy & Enlargement
Genoveva Ruiz Calavera, Director For WB At DG NEAR

Genoveva Ruiz Calavera, Director For WB At DG NEAR

We Want To See Serbia In The EU

My priority is to provide all our help, advice and support to Serbia on its path towards European Union membership. The European Commission is the guardian of the integrity of the accession process and a friend of Serbia
Manuel Barroso Should Walk Away From Goldman Job

Manuel Barroso Should Walk Away From Goldman Job

The French government has called on former European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso not to take a job with Goldman Sachs, Reuters reported. Some EU...

Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘Why Are You Here?’

“Why are you here?” Jean-Claude Juncker asked Ukip MEPs as the European Parliament met to discuss the UK’s vote for a Brexit