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Event Report: 2018 Bosnian Elections and the Electoral Framework of the Dayton Peace Accords

April 24, 2019

On April 12th, 2019, the CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS) hosted an event entitled “2018 Bosnian Elections and the Electoral Framework of the Dayton Peace Accords.” The event featured CENS intern Alexandra Karppi, as well as Dr. Marko Prelec, Profesor at CEU’s Department of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations. It was moderated by Hana Semanic, Research Fellow at CENS.

Photo competition on examples of inter-religious dialogue in Hungary

April 17, 2019

The Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS), together with the partner organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, invites you to participate to a photo competition! This initiative is part of the project “My neighbor.

Controversial Chinese loans to Montenegro by Hana Semanic, published by the European Western Balkans

April 17, 2019

This article provides a critical analysis of Chinese loans to Montenegro, with a special focus on the construction of the Bar-Boljare motorway. It draws parallels between Sri Lanka and Montenegro, questioning non-transparent bilateral agreements with the People’s Republic of China at the expense of the domestic population.

Event report - “The vision for the EU’s future energy security: What are the options?”

April 9, 2019

On March 12, 2019 the CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS), and the Budapest office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) jointly hosted an international conference entitled “The vision for the EU’s future energy security: What are the options?”.

Opening the conference János Molnár (Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Budapest) introduced the Foundation’s activities and set the stage for discussion by asking whether the European Union has an adequate strategic narrative how to tackle the issue of energy security.

Event report - "E-Estonia: Building Trust in a Highly Digitalized Society”

March 28, 2019

As part of its Ambassadorial Lecture Series, the CEU Center for European Neighborhood Studies (CENS) hosted an event entitled, “E-Estonia: Building Trust in a Highly Digitalized Society” on March 27th. The event featured H.E. Ms. Kristi Karelsohn, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to Hungary, who discussed the digitalization and e-governance taking place within Estonia.

Director of CENS Péter Balázs opened the event and explained how Estonia is a model for other countries, not just among EU members, but in the world for modernization.