DISINFORMATION AFFECTS ALL SOCIETIES; IT IS NECESSARY TO ENCOURAGE CRITICAL THINKING Modern civilization created what could be the weapon of mass destruction of society, and we do not know what will happen and what circumstances we can excpect in 15-20 years. This is one of the messages conveyed during the last panel discussion under the […]

STALLING THE PROGRESS TOWARDS THE EU WOULD STRENGHTEN THE NATIONALISM IN THE REGION The President of Montenegro, Milo Đukanović and his counterpart Hashim Thaçi, the President of Kosovo, concluded that strategic and political struggles are still present in the Balkans, nationalism is still alive, and is a consequence of historical lagging behind of the region, […]

RIGHTWING POPULISTS REPRESENT A CHALLENGE TO EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY  Right-wing populists represent a challenge for European democracy, but nationalism in the Balkans differs from nationalism in the USA which is reflected in President Donald Trump’s views. These are the messages delivered during the panel under the title  “Rising ghosts of nationalism; building blocks of democracy in […]

THE CONCLUSION OF THE SECOND PANEL OF 2BS FORUM: EUROPE NEEDS NATO ALLIANCE FOR PEACE AND STABILITY ON THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT Developments in the Balkans show that Europe needs NATO Alliance for peace and stability of the European continent, is one of the messages conveyed during the panel discussion “Security reimagined: Ironclad commitment to the […]

 Russia, China and Turkey are changing the world order and the balance of power in the international community, says Director of the Brussels-based Center for Russia Europe Asia Studies Theresa Fallon, arguing that the liberal order is resistant and capable of responding to challenges.  Speaking at To Be Secure (2BS) Forum in Budva, she noted […]

It is of utmost importance that Europe keeps up with the enlargement policy, thus contributing to stability of the continent, said Montenegrin president Milo Djukanovic. A two-day forum, gathering leaders and top leaders from the region, Europe and the USA, is organized by the Atlantic Council of Montenegro, with its focus on stability, security and […]

The Western Balkans will have strong support from Germany and countries aspiring to become the EU members should do their homework, is one of the messages conveyed during the “Western Balkans – gremlins of the past and fairy tales of the future” panel discussion conducted within the scope of To Be Secure (2BS) Forum, which […]

NATO Alliance is much stronger owing to Montenegro’s contribution, said US Ambassador Judy Rising Reinke at the opening of the To Be Secure Forum in Budva. A two-day forum, gathering leaders and top officials from the region, Europe and the USA, is organized by the Atlantic Council of Montenegro, and its focus will be on […]

It is extremely important to send a clear message from all addresses that there are no alternatives and that NATO and the EU stand together with the countries of the Western Balkans, since any absence of clearly committed commitment leaves room for third countries that show interest in this region to use the vulnerabilities of […]