Learning from the Western Balkans experience

(March 2011) – Alexandra Stiglmayer, a founder of the European Stability Initiative, analyses the process of abolishment visas for Western Balkans countries nationals. European Stability Initiative has closely followed the visa liberalization process for the Western Balkans in the frame of the Schengen White List Project.

What were the following stages of proceeding with the process of visa abolishment? What can we learn from the Balkans experience in the visa liberalization process towards Eastern Partnership countries? [PDF 222 KB]