The European Economic and Social Committee—EESC organised its 8th Western Balkans Civil Society Forum in Skopje on 30 September 2021 and 1 October 2021.
Forum brought together approximately 100 participants, including a broad range of civil society representatives from the EU and the Western Balkans, as well as representatives of EU institutions, international organisations and governments of the region. Some of the main topics were how to enhance the accession process, the contribution of CSOs to the process; the post-COVID recovery, the state of social dialogue, as well as enabling civic space in the Western
Balkans. A final declaration with recommendations from civil society organisations was issued at the end of the event. Read more