October 6-8, members of the Youth Organization of VMRO-DPMNE participated in a conference on social media in political campaigns. New strategies to campaign effectively were discussed as well as how to deliver a successful political message.

September 22-24, party representatives from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia and Sweden, met in Sarajevo to discuss Balkan’s EU-integration.

The discussions focused on the refugee crisis and the management of the Balkan route as well as how to increase opportunities in the region. The economic integration of the region was also discussed. The women´s round table conference aims to create stronger networks in the region and to increase the participation of women in politics and leading positions.

21 February, 2017till25 February, 2017

February 21-25, JHS organizes a training in Stockholm for members from the youth organization of the Macedonian centre-right party VMRO-DPMNE on how to succeed in local politics as a young politician.

The participants have previously taken part in a JHS training in Skopje, October 2016, on political campaigning and communication.

Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, in cooperation with the Turkish think-tank Freedom Research Association, is publishing a new report on how the refugee crisis is covered in Turkish media. The report is based on the discussions between civil society activists, journalists, academia and politicians at the conference “Developments in Turkey – the Refugee Crisis & the Media,” hosted in Ankara, November 2016.

The project is financed through the Swedish Institute’s Creative Force-programme.

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Young participants from LDP.

Young participants from LDP.

Moldova is going through a difficult time. Corruption scandals have followed each other, forming a government has failed repeatedly since the parlamentary elections in November 2014, and nearly one billion dollar, fifteen percent of Moldova’s GDP, has disappeared from one of the country’s banks, questioning the role of the Moldovan political elite. (more…)

In this Bertelsmann Foundation publication, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Anders Åslund argues that Western sanctions are having a significant impact on Russia’s economy.

Read the report here.

Äpplen

It has been a long year, with activities undertaken around the world.

We are now looking forward to the new challenges awaiting us in 2014.

 

21 November, 2013

November 21, the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation arranges a round table conference in Istanbul in cooperation with the Turkish think-tank Association for Liberal Thinking (ALT), the Georgian United National Movement (UNM) och the National Independence Party of Azerbaijan (NIPA). The title for the conference is “Struggling for an Open Society when coping with issues concerning National Security and Sovereignty.”