From 31 May- 1 June, EU TACSO 3 organized the Civil Society Forum for the Western Balkans and Türkiye 2023 in Podgorica to discuss the findings of the baseline assessment against the DG NEAR Guidelines for EU Support to Civil Society in the Enlargement Region 2021 – 2027 and to contribute to the future action for civil society in the region. The event provided a platform for discussion of the assessment, sharing insights and developing strategies to promote the growth of civil society in WBT. At the first day of the event, BCSDN Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, Ms. Anja- Bosilkova- Antovska, based on the Monitoring Matrix Findings, delivered a presentation on the key advances and setbacks shaping the civil society future in the Western Balkans and Türkiye. Ms. Bosilkova- Antovska also re-caped the recent major threats in the Balkans and EU, additionally weakening the already fragile civic space. Read more here.