Civil Society Transformations on the Way to the EU – Conference Report

On 17-19 April, 2013, in Zagreb, TACSO Croatia Office, in collaboration with other TACSO offices, organized an international conference on Civil Society Transformations on the Way to the European Union.

Over hundred representatives of the civil society organizations of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro,Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey took part in the Conference together with guests from the countries of the European Union. The conference provided a forum for discussion and reflection on the changes experienced by CSOs in Western Balkans and Turkey in the course of the accession process. The outcome of discussions resulted in a set of recommendations for civil society in the Western Balkans and Turkey, the national governments of this region and DG Enlargement.

This report provides summaries of presentations and discussions in plenary and interactive sessions, including the links to power point presentations used during the conference.