Dr. Ioannis Armakolas, Assistant Professor at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia and Head of the South-East Europe Programme – ELIAMEP, participated in the event “Solving the Balkan disputes: the case of North Macedonia” which was organized by the European External Action Service – EEAS, the Open Society European Policy Institute and the 1001 valises. The event was part of the Balkan Trafik festival.

The other panelists were:

Simonida Kacarska (Founder and Director of the European Policy Institute in Skopje)

Dimitar Bechev (Research fellow at the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, Sofia)

Angelina Eichhorst (Deputy Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia and Director for Western Europe, Western Balkans, and Turkey at the European External Action Service, Brussels)

The moderator of the panel was Srđjan Cvilić (Senior policy analyst on EU external relations for the Open Society European Policy Institute).

The event took place in Brussels on the 27th of April 2019.

You can read more about the event here.