International Scientific Conference

29 - 30 September 2015

The International Scientific Conference: "Serbia and the European Union – Preparations for Negotiations on Chapter 23 and 24" was held at the Institute of International Politics and Economics, on September 29-30th 2015, in cooperation with the Hans Seidel Foundation. After prof. Branislav Đorđević, director of IIPE, had opened the Conference and welcomed participants, introductory speech was given by Mrs. Ksenija Milenković, Director of the European Integration Office, Government of the Republic of Serbia and Mr. Lutz Kober, Head of the Office of the Hanns Seidel Foundation for Serbia and Montenegro. Two-day conference included four panels and gathered representatives of the academic and scientific community from Serbia and abroad, as well as representatives of state authorities of the Republic of Serbia. Referring the EU experience, the conference pointed out the importance of the negotiation chapters 23 and 24, as one of the key component of successful Serbia's accession negotiations.