In July, Marie joined the Think Tank Forum and the Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans Summit in Poznan, Poland as representative of the European Thinkers’ Lab. The event allowed her not only to exchange ideas with researchers, civil society actors and politicians, but she was also able to present her paper “Think Together, Think Balkans”. In this paper which was funded by the Visegrad fund, Marie sketches the structure of a Think Tank Network similar to “Think Visegrad”. Think Tank cooperation in the Western Balkans is crucial for successful EU integration and needs to be formalized. That was one of the main take aways for Marie from the Western Balkan summit this year.

The publication can be found HERE