|Central & Eastern Europe regional|
|Overall project value (EUR)|
|€ 59 995|
|Origin of funding|
|Proportion carried out by legal entity|
|AEDES (Framework contract Lot 8)|
|Number of staff provided|
Detailed description of project Back
Since its inception in May 1991 the aim of the Stabilisation and Association process has been to equip the countries of the Western Balkans with the means, based on European practice and standards, to maintain stable democratic institutions, to ensure the rule of law prevails and to sustain open, prosperous economies. The SAp creates strong links between each country and the EU, and also strongly encourages regional co-operation between the countries themselves and their neighbours in the region.
The “Thessaloniki Agenda – moving towards European integration” which stresses the need to incorporate the experience of the accession countries gained in the context of the enlargement process, is now the shared agenda of the EU and the Western Balkans countries. It emphasizes that the “involvement of non-governmental organisations, civil society and local authorities in EU supported policies and activities is of paramount importance.”
As one step towards the fulfilment of the objectives of the Thessaloniki Agenda, the Commission has decided to launch an analysis of the role, functioning and ways to further develop the work and impact of trade unions in the Western Balkans countries.
The objectives of this consultancy assignment are:
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