TITLE

The dynamics and context of regional cooperation in the Western Balkans

AUTHOR(S)
Minić, Jelica
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
International Issues & Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs;2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Regional cooperation in the Western Balkans has demonstrated its viability in the last two decades. In the initial phase, international support was the key factor inducing the re-establishment of regional connections. Since the transfer of ownership from internationally led structures towards those that are regionally owned began in 2008, the flourishing of regional initiatives, networks, task forces, and projects has expanded, and led to the new reality of one or two regional meetings (or meetings devoted to the region) per day in recent years. This article offers a short analysis of the general constellation and main players and mechanisms of cooperation, as well as the chronology, existing challenges, obstacles, and prospects for its further development.
ACCESSION #
93736515

 

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