It is now less than six months until the upcoming European Parliament elections – scheduled for May 23rd, 2019 – which looks heavily encroaching on the collective consciousness of many important EU stakeholders.
Montenegro opened Chapter 27 – Environment and Climate Change on December 12th, at the twelfth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level. At this moment, 32 of 35 chapters has been opened and three provisionally closed.
BREXIT: WHAT THOSE WHO WANT TO JOIN CAN LEARN FROM
In 2018, Romania’s GDP per capita will exceed 10,000 USD for the first time ever, marking Romania’s emergence as a medium-income economy. If we look at the raw data in terms of real income, Romanians now have twice the disposable income they had in 2000, when their country was invited to join the European Union (EU).
The Republic of Croatia has been an EU Member State since July 1, 2013. Croatia’ s EU accession was the only one completed that year, the last since Romania and Bulgaria acceded in 2007, and would remain the last EU accession for more than five years to follow.
Substantial development of Western Balkans countries is not possible without
Enlargement of the European Union is a success; in the foreign policy arena it is perhaps the most successful one.