W. Petritsch – G. Svilanovic – C. Solioz, «Serbia Matters»

W. Petritsch – G. Svilanovic – C. Solioz, Serbia Matters: Domestic Reforms and European Integration, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2009. Since 2000 Serbia has moved from a decade of wars and delayed transition towards European integration. The book assesses the country’s present state of affairs, recent achievements and future challenges. It also offers pertinent analyses and compelling arguments as to why Serbia’s accession to the European Union matters as much for Belgrade as it does for the whole Western Balkans. This book is written with the aim to persuade both Serbia’s leaders and citizens and those Member States of the European Union who are hit by ‘enlargement fatigue’ that the country ought to have its rightful place in the EU and that there is no alternative to the reform process. The forthcoming edition in Serbian will be publish this Autumn and is supported by the European Fund for the Balkans, an initiative by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the King Baudouin Foundation, the Compagnia di San Paolo and the ERSTE Foundation, hosted by NEF.