The Atlantic Council Europe Center‘s #BalkansDebrief series features timely conversations on key issues impacting the Western Balkans.

Nonresident senior fellow Ilva Tare hosts newsmakers, experts, and officials for discussions on rule of law, energy security, cultural heritage, Russian and Chinese influence in the region, and more.

Watch #BalkansDebrief on YouTube and listen to it as a Podcast.

#BalkansDebrief Episodes

Balkans Debrief

Jan 25, 2023

#BalkansDebrief – How can investment drive regional prosperity? | Debrief with Diana Gligorijevic and Mergim Cahani

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Diana Gligorijevic, the co-founder of Telegroup Solutions, an IT Provider and telecommunication company in Serbia, and Mergim Cahani, the co-founder and the CEO of Gjirafa, about the role of investment in driving positive change in the Balkans.

The Balkans

Balkans Debrief

Jan 11, 2023

#BalkansDebrief – Will relations between Kosovo and Serbia normalize?| A debrief with Tim Judah

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Tim Judah, a journalist and author, in this episode of #BalkansDebrief about the role played by the Serbian President and the Prime Minister of Kosovo in reaching a normalization agreement acceptable to both parties.

The Balkans

Balkans Debrief

Dec 21, 2022

#BalkansDebrief – Will the regional crises turn into opportunities? | A debrief with Maja Piscevic and Damir Marusic

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Maja Piscevic, Nonresident Senior Fellow, and Damir Marusic, Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center on the high and low points of the year and challenges ahead.

The Balkans

Balkans Debrief

Dec 14, 2022

#BalkansDebrief – Why should the EU speed up the integration process in the Western Balkans? | A debrief with Paul Taylor

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Paul Taylor, Senior Fellow for Peace, Security and Defence at Friends of Europe, on the outcomes of the EU-Western Balkans summit.

The Balkans

Balkans Debrief

Nov 2, 2022

#BalkansDebrief – What challenges do the Western Balkans face after the Berlin Process? | A debrief with Milan Nič

Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare interviews Milan Nic, Senior Fellow at the German Council on the Foreign Relations, on the upcoming Berlin Process summit.

The Balkans

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