Further topics of research: media studies, in particular media, democracy and security, media performance in situations of tensions and conflict
1998-2000 Head of Department, Media and Democracy Programme; The European Institute for the Media, Düsseldorf;
1996-1998 Research Associate at the European Institute for the Media;
1993-1996 Senior Editor of Radio Free Europe South Slavic Languages Programme, Munich; later Western European Correspondent based in Bonn;
1991-1993 Foreign Editor of the News Magazine Vreme, Belgrade. Co- founder of BETA News Agency, Belgrade;
1979- 1991 Yugoslav National Press Agency Tanjug, Reporter, Editor, foreign Correspondent (Bonn 1986-1990), deputy Head of World Service 1990-1993;
Hundreds of people are living in appalling conditions in Bosnia-Herzegovina, waiting near the border to Croatia, which they see as their path into the EU. Damien McGuinness talks to Peter van der Auweraert, Nadine Biehler and Dušan Reljić about solutions to the humanitarian crisis now, and EU migration long-term.
The European Commission promises 3.3 billion € to help the Western Balkan countries mitigate the impact of the pandemic and bring them closer to the EU. Without a fundamental change of direction, however, this initiative comes too late, says Dušan Reljić.
Why the Region Needs Fast-Track Socio-Economic Convergence with the EU
If the countries of the Western Balkans are to have any prospect of overcoming their crisis, they will need to double their annual growth rates. This will necessitate a fundamental rethinking of the EU’s enlargement policy, argue Tobias Flessenkemper and Dušan Reljić.
Contributions to Research Papers 2016/RP 10, 04.10.2016, 78 Pages, pp. 25–29
Contributions to Research Papers 2016/RP 01, 08.01.2016, 56 Pages, pp. 50–54
Since the start of the financial and economic crises in 2008/2009, the EU project has lost a considerable part of its standing. A recent forum has raised ideas for reversing the decline of the EU’s ranking in the global arena. Dušan Reljić explains how.
The enduring negative cycle