The lecture: The Balkans – from transit route to an integral part of Europe?

- Haki Abazi


In the framework of the “Western Balkans and the EU” lecture cycle


The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES)


Invites You kindly to take part at the lecture




The Balkans – from transit route to an integral

part of Europe? 


Delivered by



Program Director, Western Balkans,

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York, USA


The lecture will be held on Tuesday, 31th January 2017 at 16.00 h

in the “Karantanija” Hall of Hotel Lev (Ground floor) at Vošnjakova 1, Ljubljana.


Haki Abazi is the Program Director for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s Pivotal Place: Western Balkans Program. He has in-depth knowledge and work experience related to the Balkan’s civil society community and the geopolitics of the region. He developed and implemented a wide-range of programs during the transition period and played an important role in the development of civil society in the Western Balkans. 


In his lecture Mr. Abazi will discuss the current situation in the Western Balkans and present his view on the future of the region.


The lecture will be delivered in English. It will be followed by a discussion with the guest lecturer moderated by Dr. Zijad Bećirović and Bakhatyar Aljaf.


Live broadcast at:  


Please take your seat at the hall at the latest by 15.55 h.


Attendance is free of charge. Please confirm your participation at telephone number (01) 430 15 33 or at


Ljubljana, 23 January 2017