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Pedestrian border crossings: Diagnosis, arguments and recommendations

Our policy brief "Pedestrian border crossings", which contains analysis and recommendations for improvements on Polish borders with Russia, Belarus and Ukraine is now available online. [PDF 455 KB]

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Workshop „Unborder Your Way” in Lithuania

Invited by our partner in the Visa-free Europe Coalition, Belarusian-Lithuanian organisation BY Watch, we conducted a workshop “Barriers for mobility: visas” in Jovariškes. We presented the topic of visa regimes, their functioning and visa facilitation/liberalisation processes. Among 25 participants of this Erasmus+ project were nationals of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia and France.

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Eastern Partnership Revisited. Associated Countries in Focus

We've published an analysis of current and future relations of the European Union with three countries, which in 2014 signed Association Agreements and DCFTA: Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Publication was prepared as a part of a common project of the Batory Foundation and Warsaw's office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. [PDF 654 KB]

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The Visa-free Europe Coalition monthly newsletter

In the newest release of the Visa-free Europe Coalition monthly newsletter: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko determined to accomplish reforms required for visa liberalisation, Russian tourist industry plans to introduce visa-free regime for some EU Member States and results of the recent edition of the Eastern Partnership Visa Liberalisation Index.

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Running Out of Patience? The relations of the EU with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

New video presents public discussion devoted to relations with the EU of these Eastern Partnership countries, which signed the Association Agreement in 2014. The discussion was co-organised by the Batory Foundation and Warsaw’s office of Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

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Europe and the refugees

We kindly invite you to the debate on the EU strategy toward the refugee crisis which will take place on the 23rd of September on the premises of Batory Foundation with the following guests: Mattia Toaldo (ECFR, London), Maciej Duszczyk (Centre on Migration Research, UW) and Kai-Olaf Lang (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin).