East & Southeast Europe

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Belgrade Office - Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo

The focal points of the offices are supporting democratic and constitutional reform processes in the region and strengthening civil society. They work with journalists, lawyers and political scientists, initiate media debates, organize workshops and advise reform-oriented political forces and groups.

The situation in Hungary is unchanged

Analysis

Political Capital’s analysis of the relationship between the European People’s Party (EPP) and Fidesz, Fidesz’s suspension, and its consequences in Hungary.

By Attila Juhász

Brexit in Poland. Irrelevant but divisive

Given how consequential it may be for hundreds of thousands of Poles living in the United Kingdom, the question of Brexit is strangely absent from the public debate just before European elections.

By Łukasz Pawłowski

Dossiers

Publications

Perspectives Southeastern Europe #7: Still stuck in the past

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This issue of Perspectives is dedicated to climate change mitigation in the Western Balkans, because of both the global need to limit global warming but also because mitigating climate change, as the articles show, goes hand in hand with development both in terms of economic growth and in terms of health, wellbeing and societal development. With this context in mind, the articles before you shed light upon some of the commonly overlooked aspects of it but also point to solutions which are good starting points for any future changes in how we think of energy, development, and public good more broadly

Perspectives Southeastern Europe

With this series, we intend to let experts from the Balkans express their views about current political issues in their region. Perspectives focuses on Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, where the foundation has established offices.

Our team in Berlin

Our offices in East & Southeast Europe

Our work in Europe

Europe
Since the end of the East-West conflict in 1990, the shape of Europe has changed dramatically. The European Economic Community, which was founded in 1957 by six Member States, has become the European Union with currently 28 members. Europe, which had been divided by the Iron Curtain for decades, has grown completely new in its history.

Moscow Office - Russian Federation

Our Moscow office’s activities aim to strengthen democratic political cultural in Russia; specific focuses are on women’s rights and gender democracy.

Tbilisi Office - South Caucasus Region

Our office is involved in establishing a democratic political culture in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. One of the special objectives of the office is to develop policy recommendations for an active and coherent EU approach towards the Southern Caucasus region.

Belgrade Office - Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo

The focal points of the offices are supporting democratic and constitutional reform processes in the region and strengthening civil society. They work with journalists, lawyers and political scientists, initiate media debates, organize workshops and advise reform-oriented political forces and groups.

Kyiv Office - Ukraine

Our main focus is to boost civil society in Ukraine and Belarus. To achieve this, we offer training programmes and assistance, host public discussion meetings in Ukraine, and promote civil-society organisations and initiatives in Belarus.