Invitation to a panel discussion Rule of (un)Law in Western Balkans: Success or Failure of EU Conditionality?


The rule of law represents one of the pressing challenges for the Western Balkan countries on their way to the EU. Croatia had successfully passed this exercise by concluding EU accession negotiations; however it seems that in this area there is still a lot of unfinished business. In case of the other countries, the high level of corruption and lack of judicial capacity and independence are being continuously criticized in EU annual progress reports.