N1: Europe Does Not Wait for the Establishment of Authorities

Western Balkans Summit was held in Poznan which was attended by heads of governments and representatives of the European Union. Internal relations in the EU and the politics of the local politicians will slow down the integration processes of the Balkan countries. According to Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Denis Zvizdić, issue of establishing … Continued

Dw.com: BiH Without Delegation in the Council of Europe

Text published on www.dw.com BiH still has not named delegation for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the membership in this institution would enable BiH to influence on decision-making processes in Strasbourg, such as the election of judges for the European Court of Human Rights, Commissioner for Human Rights or Secretary General … Continued

Interview.ba: The EU Demands Transparency of Financing of Political Parties

Text published on interview.ba, June 2019. First task European Commission addressed to BiH is to ensure that elections are conducted in accordance with European standards by implementing recommendations of OSCE and recommendation of the Venice Commission and to ensure transparency of financing of political parties, as well as holding elections in Mostar. These are priority … Continued

Oslobodjenje.ba: The EU Has Great Expectations From the Leaders of the Region

Text published on oslobodjenje.ba, May 2019. Far-right did not get as many votes as they expected, but they did get more seats in the European Parliament than before. Most certainly greatest winners of these elections were Liberals and Green. Rasim Ibrahimagić spoke on behalf of the Initiative for Monitoring the European Integration of BiH. In … Continued

RTRS (News 3): Cross-section of All the Problems in BiH

News 3, RTRS, May 2019. The opinion of the European Commission is an important step towards full membership in the EU, but BiH still has not gotten the EC’s recommendation for acquiring the candidate status. In the context of European integration, the Opinion itself does not mean significant progress, it is just one of the … Continued

Interview.ba: Rasim Ibrahimagić on the Opinion of the European Commission

Text published on interview.ba, May 2019. Representatives of the European Commission set a list of 14 tasks which Bosnia and Herzegovina is ought to fulfill in order to start the accession negotiations. Coordinator of the Initiative for Monitoring the European Integration of BiH gave his opinion on the importance of resolving the problems in the … Continued

Euro blic: On the EU Path the State Will Become Stronger and Entities Will Weaken

Text was published in the newspaper Euro blic, May 2019. Bosnia and Herzegovina did not get the European Commission’s recommendation on acquiring candidate status. In the opinion of analysts, who have thoroughly examined the opinion and the analytical report accompanying it, the opinion does not contain a clear recommendation for the Council of Europe to … Continued

Federalni radio (Opened Studio): On the European Parliament Election

Federalni radio, May 2019. Rasim Ibrahimagić, coordinator of the Initiative for Monitoring the European Integration of BiH, was guest on the radio show Open Studio. The main topic was elections for the European Parliament which were held 23.-26. of May. In his opinion, the number of right-wing seats in the European Parliament will increase in … Continued

Slobodna-bosna.ba: The European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn on Situation in BiH

slobodna-bosna.ba, May 2019. Johannes Hahn presents Enlargement Package Report which covers Serbia, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Commission Opinion on BiH’s EU membership application foresee some short-term and long-term obligations which Bosnia and Herzegovina must fulfill. The European Commission will deliver the Opinion to the European Parliament and the … Continued