Tag: eu integration

EU Parliament demands action on LGBTI rights in Western Balkans

On June 14th 2017, the European Parliament adopted three of its annual reports for candidate and potential candidate EU countries. In those reports MEPs have assessed the rights of LGBTI people in Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo, and recommended the countries to improve the situation.

EC: Macedonia is not sufficiently combatting against discrimination and LGBTI rights

In the recent report of Macedonian progress on the way to EU integration, it is stated that Macedonia doesn’t put enough efforts in combating against discrimination. Also, the Commission criticized the country for excluding sexual orientation as one of the basis for discrimination; there is no legal framework that forbids discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as a separate form of discrimination.

SOC submitted its written contributions to the BiH 2016 Annual Report

Every year, the European Commission publishes Country Reports which assess the specific situation in each candidate and potential candidate country with a view to EU integration. Bosnia and Herzegovina 2016 Annual Report will overview the readiness of BiH for future EU membership and of progress made since September 2015. The Report will focus on the … Continued

Alternative Progress Report 2015 is being drafted!

Initiative for monitoring of European integration of BiH, which is coordinated by Sarajevo Open Centre, is an informal coalition of civil society organizations that will, by the end of May, publish Alternative report on the progress of Bosnia and Herzegovina for 2015.