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#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

#BiH: Is EU membership for Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina really worth it?

| January 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

When it comes to the EU credentials of two countries of the former Yugoslavia, the New Year must appear to have started on a positive note, with a visit by the top EU official charged with overseeing future enlargement of the 28-member bloc. European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Commissioner Johannes Hahn was in Montenegro on Sunday […]

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EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

EU accepts #Bosnia&Herzegovina membership application

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Union’s 28 member states on Tuesday (20 September) accepted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s membership application and ordered the bloc’s executive to prepare an assessment of the Balkan country’s readiness to join the bloc. The European Commission will now determine whether Bosnia meets criteria to become a candidate country, a process that could take a […]

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#EUAccession: Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina need further reforms

#EUAccession: Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina need further reforms

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 14 April the European Parliament discussed the situation concerning two perspective member of the EU, Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina. The Parliament underlined that key political and administrative reforms needed in Albania are progressing, but have yet to reach a stage at which EU accession negotiations could start. In a separate resolution, they welcomed […]

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#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

“The key political and administrative reforms needed in Albania are progressing, but have yet to reach a stage at which EU accession negotiations could start”, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday 22 March. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s recent EU membership application was welcomed by MEPs, in a separate resolution, also voted on Tuesday 22 March. […]

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#BosniaHerzegovina S&Ds warmly welcome Bosnia and Herzegovina’s application for EU membership

#BosniaHerzegovina S&Ds warmly welcome Bosnia and Herzegovina’s application for EU membership

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

After lagging behind most other countries of the Western Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina today (15 February 2016) presented a formal application to join the EU. As a staunch supporter of the EU enlargement policy, the S&D group welcomes this development calling on the authorities of the country to step up the reform process in […]

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#BosniaandHerzegovina applies for EU membership

#BosniaandHerzegovina applies for EU membership

| February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Catherine Feore Twenty years on from the Bosnian war, the EU’s High Representative has announced that Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) application for EU membership has been accepted. The Commission have recognized the significant progress made , particularly in the field of social justice and the rule of law. The High representative welcomed the request […]

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Joint statement by EU High Representative Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on adoption of Reform Agenda in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Joint statement by EU High Representative Mogherini and Commissioner Hahn on adoption of Reform Agenda in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“The adoption of the EU Reform Agenda by Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities is a crucial step forward for the country’s EU integration path.  “Bosnia and Herzegovina authorities, in consultation with the European Union and International Financial Institutions, agreed a concrete set of reforms, identified as an urgent priority for the country. These reforms aim at addressing the legitimate socio-economic concerns expressed by the citizens of Bosnia and […]

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