Three Czech MEPs to meet with citizens at September 5 PASOS eventThree Czech MEPs to meet with citizens at September 5 PASOS event

Three members of the European Parliament (EP) from the Czech Republic will be meeting with the public at a September 5 PASOS event in Prague to discuss plans for the upcoming session of the EP, and to get input from citizens on what they want their representatives to achieve.

ERC joins Azerbaijani NGO group calling for dialogue with governmentERC joins Azerbaijani NGO group calling for dialogue with government

The Economic Research Center has joined the Civil Society Defence Committee in publicly rejecting accusations that Azerbaijani civil society groups that receive aid from international donors are acting as spies for foreign powers. They are calling for the government and the NGOs to begin a dialogue to end a campaign of official harassment against civil society.

BCSP named to lead Serbian civil society liaison groupBCSP named to lead Serbian civil society liaison group

The Serbian government has named the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy the lead organization of a group of NGOs tasked with helping the government’s European integration office connect with civil society.

CEAS poll: Many Serbs dislike the EU, but still want to joinCEAS poll: Many Serbs dislike the EU, but still want to join

About 43 percent of Serbs hold an unfavorable view of the European Union, but a slim majority of the country’s citizens nevertheless support having Serbia join the union, according to the results of a Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) poll.

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