Hrvoje Butković and Višnja Samardžija from the Department for European Integration published a scientific article in the journal Poznan University of Economics Review 14 (4):91-108. The journal is indexed in ProQuest, IBSS, Sociological Abstracts and World Wide Political Science Abstracts. The article „Challenges of continued EU enlargement to the Western Balkans – Croatia’s experience“ provides an assessment of the EU’s current enlargement strategy towards the region considering Croatia’s experience. This is important because Croatia is the first country in the region that experienced the new EU negotiation instruments and also the first country that negotiated accession with the enlarged EU under the new external circumstances. The paper argues that the success of further enlargement in the Western Balkans largely depends upon the reinvigoration of the current enlargement policy and the strengthening of implementation of reforms in the Western Balkan countries.

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