15 May 2013

Thessaloniki ten years on: Injecting momentum into the enlargement process for the Western Balkans

Erwan Fouéré

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Ten years have passed since the EU-Western Balkans summit was held in Thessaloniki in June 2003. In this new CEPS Commentary, CEPS Associate Senior Fellow Erwan Fouéré exhorts the EU to mark the occasion by reaffirming with greater determination the European perspective for the countries of the region in the hope of keeping the Balkan ghosts at bay.

Erwan Fouéré is Associate Senior Research Fellow at CEPS.