Check the video of the launch of our latest research study “Strict, fair and more open towards EU Enlargement! Dutch Public Opinion on EU Membership of the Western Balkans” at the Clingendael Institute event Do Dutch support EU Enlargement with the Western Balkans, which was co-organised with the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group (BiEPAG) and d|part.
The Netherlands, and specifically Dutch citizens, are often seen as fundamentally sceptical about EU enlargement. But how deeply rooted is scepticism on EU enlargement in the Dutch population? How do public attitudes towards enlargement relate to broader perceptions of the European Union? And does it matter if people have seen the latest season of the popular gameshow ‘Wie is de mol’, which was recorded in Albania?