Southeastern Europe, Western Balkans, EU Enlargement Policy, Media at War
Since 2022 Visiting Fellow at the SWP Brussels Office
2019-2022 Visiting Fellow at the Friedrich Meinecke Institute, Freie Universität Berlin
2013-2019 Research Associate and Project Coordinator at the Friedrich Meinecke Institute, Freie Universität Berlin
2009-2013 PhD International History, London School of Economics and Political Science
2008-2009 MSc History of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science
Contrary to initial concerns, the European Political Community is not a substitute for EU enlargement. The countries of the Western Balkans should use the forum to make their political mark and set priorities, say Margit Wunsch Gaarmann and Marina Vulović.
On 3 November, the Western Balkan states concluded agreements under the Berlin Process that brought them closer together. But closer regional cooperation is also being promoted by the “Open Balkan” initiative, which originated in the region itself, writes Margit Wunsch Gaarmann.
How has Germany's enlargement policy changed since Russia's aggression against Ukraine? Can the war revive the EU’s enlargement agenda for the Western Balkans? Discussion with Margit Wunsch Gaarmann and Heinrich Kreft, Head of the Centre for Diplomacy at the Andrássy University Budapest.