The EU accession dream in the Western Balkans

Press quote (The Week)
06 December 2022

Luigi Scazzieri, a researcher at the Centre for European Reform, a think-tank based in London, told the news site that each country still had “substantial hurdles” to overcome in order to meet the Copenhagen criteria, “which define the EU’s standards on strong democratic institutions, a functioning market economy and the ability to take on the obligations of membership”.