On Moldovan Politics in 2017

January 26, 2017

CENS researcher Zsuzsanna Végh discussed some of the key trends ahead of Moldovan politics in 2017 in a short contribution written for the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Her article highlighted two key themes for the coming year: discussions about Moldova's geopolitical orientation and preparations for the 2018 parliamentary elections.

The piece is available here

Final results of the project “V4 - Backing the Advocacy Strategy for the European Integration of the Western Balkans”

January 9, 2017

CENS researcher Hana Semanić has participated in the project “V4 - Backing the Advocacy Strategy for the European Integration of the Western Balkans” whose goal is to develop the advocacy strategy for the Western Balkan countries, which would facilitate the EU enlargement towards this region and make it faster and more efficient.

'Flexible solidarity': The way out of the current impasse? - CENS researcher Zsuzsanna Végh for Visegrad Insight

December 21, 2016

The article titled "'Flexible solidarity' - Intergovernmentalism or differentiated integration: The way out of the current impasse" by CENS researcher Zsuzsanna Végh has been published by Visegrad Insight. The article discusses whether the concept of flexible or effective solidarity, put forth by the Slovak EU Presidency, can contribute to finding a way out of the stalemate around the issue of quotas as a potential solution to the refugee and migration crisis.

Read the article here.


Péter Balázs among 89 scholars asked about the future

December 1, 2016

The Strategic Foresight Group published its volume ‘Big Questions of Our Time – The World Speaks’, in which 89 scholars offered their views on how the world should be governed in the 21st century.

Please see Professor Péter Balázs, CENS Director's contribution by accessing this link:

Frontiers of Democracy working papers on tolerance and anti-corruption published

October 24, 2016

CENS is publishing the third round of papers in the "Frontiers of Democracy Working Papers" series as part of its "Frontiers of Democracy: Embedding Democratic Values in Moldova and Ukraine" project. The aim of this project is to facilitate embedding democratic values in the societal ethos in Moldova and Ukraine by providing a forum for discussion of the difficulties of such a comp