About the Book

The Balkan region features a proliferation of barriers to movement of people, goods and ideas, both among the countries that make it up and vis-à-vis the European Union
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These stifle development, create frustration, slow regional cooperation and isolate it from the rest of Europe. Moving On: Overcoming Balkan Barriers to a European Future provides new insight into the existence and impact of such borders on a range of political, economic, social, cultural and environmental issues and opportunities.

The product of original research within the Balkan region and EU, its ten articles elucidate issues as diverse as criminal justice, environmental threats and sport and culture policy, as well as visa regimes, labor flows and the politics of transport. 
Moving On: Overcoming Balkan Barriers to a European Future is the product of ten journalists selected from throughout Southeast Europe to participate in the 2007 programme of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.
Initiated by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and Erste Foundation, in cooperation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, this programme responds with financial and professional support to the growing need in the region to foster quality reporting, encourage regional networking among journalists and advance balanced coverage on complex reform issues that are central to the region as well as to the European Union.

Impressum

MOVING ON: Overcoming Balkan Barriers to a European Future

Edited by Anna McTaggart & Marcus Tanner
Sarajevo, 2007

Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence
An initiative of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and ERSTE Foundation, in cooperation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network
 
Published in 2007 by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Regional Network of Obala Kulina bana 10, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Designed by Katarina Stanković-Bjegović.

Cover photograph by Davor Konjkušić, all rights reserved, 2007. www.konjikusic.com

Printed in Serbia by Rotografika d.o.o.

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, or stored in any retrieval system of any nature, without the written permission of the copyright holder and the publisher, application for which shall be made to the publisher.

© Robert Bosch Stiftung, ERSTE Foundation and Balkan Investigative Reporting Regional Network 2007

This publication is not for commercial use.

Publishing

Since the aim of this programme is to tackle the deficit in information and analysis on transitional challenges and opportunities in the Balkans, media outlets in the region, European Union and further afield are encouraged to republish articles from Moving On.

The articles are available for faithful citation and republication free of charge, as long as the conditions outlined below are met:

Written information about republication (via email, fax or postal letter) is sent to Dragana Zarkovic Obradovic, Knjeginje Ljubice 12, Belgrade, Serbia, Tel/fax +381 113288 177, [email protected] , or any other member of editorial staff of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN , prior to republication.

The author is given proper credit and his/her name appears prominently with the article.

The following text appears prominently with the article: "This article was produced as part of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence".

For online republication, the URL of the republished article is sent to Dragana Zarkovic Obradovic, for our recordkeeping.