International Scientific Conference: “Security in the Western Balkans”

The “Aleksandër Moisiu” University of Durrës, in collaboration with the University Côte D’Azur, Nice, France, and in partnership with the Institute of Political Studies ‘Sami Frashëri’, is pleased to announce the organization of the International Scientific Conference on “Security in the Western Balkans”. This significant event is scheduled to take place on May 20, 2022, in Durrës, Albania. The conference aims to foster discussions among academics, specialists, and representatives from both central and local governments regarding various challenges and issues related to political, military, economic, social, and human security within the Western Balkans region.

The conference will address a range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • The transformation of the international system and its impact on Balkan security
  • The European Union’s role in ensuring regional peace and stability
  • Challenges and prospects of European Union integration
  • Evaluating the post-Yugoslav solutions: sustainable peace or potential conflicts
  • The effectiveness of Regional Cooperation Mechanisms
  • Analysis of Intra-Regional Initiatives with a focus on the Open Balkans initiative
  • Economic interdependence as a peace-building tool
  • Social interdependence as a foundation for the region’s peace and prosperity
  • Promoting Educational Exchanges
  • Regional Platforms for enhancing Democracy

Key Dates to Remember:

  • Deadline for submitting extended abstracts: April 2, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: April 17, 2022
  • Deadline for registration payment: April 30, 2022
  • Conference Date: May 20, 2022