The 2016 report : Neither good not bad

Montenegro started the EU accession negotiations in 2012, with a total number of 28 chapters opened thus far, out of which three are provisionally closed.1 According to the European Commission’s grading system, Montenegro made some progress in the area of rule of law, more specifically in fight against corruption and organised crime. Montenegro is considered to be the leader […]

Limited Progress : Reiterated recommendations

The country report (2016) and the Enlargement Strategy (2016) highlight and welcome the entry into force of the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) on 1st April 2016. This step shows a continued commitment on both sides to foster EU related reforms and thus pave Kosovo’s way to joining the EU. Though, Kosovo remains the only country not included […]