The South-East Europe Programme of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) organized a roundtable discussion on the state of play in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue and the relevant challenges for Kosovo and the Western Balkans’ region with keynote speaker Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Development and Dialogue with Serbia, Besnik Bislimi.

More specifically, the discussion moderated by head of ELIAMEP’s SEE Programme, Dr. Ioannis Armakolas addressed the current challenges for the EU’s enlargement process, the new proposal for Kosovo and Serbia, as well as Kosovo’s application for EU membership.

Participants were also briefed about Kosovo’s Euro-Atlantic integration, the reform processes, key points and issues with Serbia, and the overall geopolitical situation amid the war in Ukraine.

The discussion was concluded with an exchange of views on ways to move forward the Union’s enlargement process and the role of Greece.