Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung

  • The Safe Countries of Origin Legislation and the Consequences for Roma Migrants
    The discussions against Safe Countries of Origin concept and the repressive migration policies introduced into German legislation, continued throughout events in seven cities in Northern and Eastern Germany (Hannover, Bremen, Hamburg, Kiel, Erfurt, Potsdam and Berlin) within the speakers tour »Not Safe at All« between 14th and 23rd of February.
  • Series of 11 fact booklets about global trade policies
    The year 2017 begins with a peal of thunder. The newly elected US president Trump abandons the Trans Pacific Partnership, a genuine geo-political monster project which aimed at excluding China as main contender of the USA in the Pacific.
    • Research Paper Series No. 6
      There is no doubt that foreign direct investments (FDIs) constitute a central pillar of the Serbian government’s development strategy. In fact, all previous governments over the last couple of decades have heavily relied on FDIs as their sole source of econom-ic development.
      • Macedonia, Serbia and the European Border Regime
        The growth and development of transit migration along the Balkan route in 2015 and 2016 highlighted the major role Macedonia and Serbia played, not merely as the main countries of passage, but as important buffer areas within the framework of the European border regime.
        • Editors: Wenke Christoph et al.
          In the shadow of the »summer of migration« in 2015, new restrictive migration and border policies were introduced at the national and EU levels aimed at containing migration.
          • Research Paper Series of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe No.4
            Eighty years after rebel army officers began an uprising that plunged their country into a bloody fratricidal conflict, the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) continues to spark passionate debates both in Spain and internationally.
            • 07.06.2016.
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              Belgrade
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              The Safe Country of Origin Concept and the Case of Roma Migrants
              In September 2014 and October 2015, the German Bundesrat designated first Serbia, Macedonia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, then Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro as safe countries of origin. In September 2015, the European Commission proposed to establish a common EU list of safe countries of origin (SCO) mainly including countries in the Western Balkan region.
            • Country report Slovenia
              In 2015 a group of politicians, scientists, activists and trade union representatives reflected on solutions for the multiple crises in Europe. The environmental world crisis as well as the un-employment of millions of Europeans are raising significant challenges.
              • Country report Croatia
                In 2015 a group of politicians, scientists, activists and trade union representatives reflected on solutions for the multiple crises in Europe. The environmental world crisis as well as the un-employment of millions of Europeans are raising significant challenges.
                • Country report Bulgaria
                  In 2015 a group of politicians, scientists, activists and trade union representatives reflected on solutions for the multiple crises in Europe.The environmental world crisis as well as the un-employment of millions of Europeans are raising significant challenges.
                  • 14.09.
                    2015.
                  • Banja Luka, Bosna i Hercegovina
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                    Can the Open University in Bosnia and Herzegovina stimulate civil society and re-awaken momentum from last year’s protests? This piece was written jointly by: CODA – Centre for interactive education and social action / Programme Board of the Open University   Civil society...
                  • Research Paper Series of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe No.3
                    The process of restauration of capitalist relations, which arguably began already during a nominally socialist social system, entered a new phase with the disintegration of the Yugoslav Federation. The spheres of ideology and institutionalized policy were henceforth shaped solely by various versions of capitalist socio-economic relations. The institution...
                    • Research Paper Series of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe No.1
                      In autumn 2013, Romania witnessed some of its biggest post-1989 protests. From September to about early December tens of thousands of people took to the streets in major cities of Romania. The reason was the project of an opencast mine in Roșia Montana, a small mining town located in the Apuseni Mountains. In the making for almost 16 years, the project...
                      • Research Paper Series of Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Southeast Europe No. 2
                        The League of Communists of Yugoslavia (LCY) was the dominant political force in socialist Yugoslavia. It collapsed after its 14th extraordinary congress, which took place in Belgrade from 20 to 22 January 1990. Its local branches, organized on the level of the federal republics, were soon renamed into social democratic, socialist or refoundation...
                        • 07.06.2014.
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                          Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina
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                          Peace Event Sarajevo, 07 - 08 June 2014
                          Peace Event Sarajevo 2014 will serve as an acknowledgment for all peace initiatives which have been flourishing for decades and are minder that peace still needs to be fostered. Furthermore, it will represent an international exchange platform for debate and information on different topics related to nonviolence and peace.
                        • We're all in this together now!
                          Today on February 5, 2014, the city of Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina witnessed a protest, which errupted in violence. The protests started as a peaceful gathering of people, mostly workers from privatized and bankrupted companies, followed by students and activists, and others. They came as a reaction to the privatization of Tuzla's large industry (i.e...
                          • A Comparison of Their Positions on European Policy Leading Into the 2014 European Elections
                            "Greece could be the spark for defeating austerity across Europe" (Tsipras 2013). In June 2012, it seemed that Alexis Tsipras and his leftist party SYRIZA might be able to win the parliamentary elections in Greece, and challenge the EU’s austerity policies with an alternative reform programme. Although the results ultimately did not bring about a change...
                            • Author: Organizata Politike
                              The dismantlement of the Syrian chemical armaments, furthered by the US and Russian governments, found in the Albanian government, led by the Third-wayist social-democrat Edi Rama, its favored "partner" in leasing the Albanian territory to such a complicated and risky project. The current Albanian government, in the same habit of all previous Albanian...