The Netherlands, the Western Balkans, and the EU

The Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and the Clingendael Institute, supported by the European Fund for the Balkans are organizing the public event “The Netherlands, the Western Balkans, and the EU” on 6 June at Aeroklub (Uzun Mirkova 4, Belgrade). The event is an occasion for the policy experts from the Western Balkans…

Scenario

Photo: Flickr EEAS (CC BY-NC 2.0)   The term ‘partition’ in our modern political lexicon invariably conjures up images of mass displacement and population transfer. The idea that creating ethnically-homogeneous spaces, or a homeland for a given national group, is a viable solution to inter or intra-state conflict has been employed throughout recent history as the…