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Citizens for Democracy

Refugee projects. Results of the call


Seventeen organisations will get the grant to realize activities aimed at preparation for welcome and integration of new groups of refugees (mainly from Middle East countries). There were fifty organisations that submitted their applications.

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Lecture on visas for Belarusian journalists


We gave a lecture on the EU visa policy and perspectives for visa facilitation for citizens of Belarus. Currently, due to lack of respective agreements between Minsk and Brussels, Belarusians pay the highest visa fee among EU Eastern neighbours.

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


Together with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation we would like to invite you to our public discussion on increasing impatience towards Euro-integration in the Eastern Partnership countries and its possible effects. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 from 5pm to 7pm.

An Appeal from Central Europe


We publish an Appeal from Central Europe addressed to governments and public opinion in CEE region. In the appeal 100 politicians, artists, non-governmental activists, intellectuals and opinion makers from all new EU member states call upon
their governments and societies to demonstrate solidarity in the refugee crisis Eruope faces and help people fleeing from war and oppression. The letter has been published by leading journals and web portals in EU countries. The text of the appeal with the list of signatories: English version [PDF 233 KB], Polish version [PDF 234 KB], Czech version [PDF 234 KB], Estonian version [PDF 234 KB], French varsion [PDF 234 KB], Lithuanian version [PDF 234 KB],  Latvian version [PDF 234 KB], German version [PDF 234 KB], Slovak version [PDF 234 KB], Hungarian version [PDF 234 KB].

ECFR Warsaw

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).

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